Thanks to the members of Worldcon 76, the vote is in and we are now a Worldcon. Our chosen name is CoNZealand. You can find full details, including guests of honour on our website at https://CoNZealand.nz Now we prepare our data and even rest a little. Here we go!
We’re going to party in San Jose like it’s, um, 2029? 2018? 2020?
We are closing off online pre-supports on Wednesday, 8th August, 2018
Just a heads up that we’re going to be closing off online pre-supporting registration Wednesday August 8th at 8PM NZT (UTC + 12) / 1AM PDT / 4AM EDT / 9AM BST in order to prepare our data and systems for Worldcon 76 in San Jose You will still be able to pre-support us in person […]
New Zealand in 2020 announces date change
We are announcing that the dates of our potential 78th Worldcon have been changed to Wednesday, 29 July through Sunday, 2 August 2020, due to the unavailability of one of the main facilities. This is two weeks earlier than our previous date of August 12th-16th 2020. The location is still in the same facilities in central […]
Site Selection Voting for the 2020 Worldcon is now Open!
Voting forms for site selection of the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in 2020, are now available from the Worldcon 76 site. Site Selection Ballots Voting is open to all members of Worldcon 76 (whether full or supporting), and costs an additional USD$50 to cast a vote. This money is given to […]
The Vote at WorldCon 76!
WorldCon 76 – San Jose 2018 This is the big one! This is where the VOTE happens! We are SO looking forward to this, come and support us!
SmofCon South 2016
In December 2016, to coincide with Smofcon in Chicago, we held the first ever Smofcon South. We had people from all round New Zealand and from Australia, come and participate in a terrific weekend of explanation and discovery. From that weekend we have started to set up our Board, including our Health & Safety Councillor, (thanks to new […]
Thanks for all your help at LonCon 3
Thanks to everyone who helped run the New Zealand in 2020 table at LonCon 3, and to everyone who stopped by. Thanks to Maree Pavletich who set up and ran the table, Matthew Pavletich, David Thorne, Kelly Beuhler, Daniel Spektor, Alan Parker, Ian and Alison Jack and anyone else who did time… 🙂
We have updated the website with more information on facilities, AND you can now pre-support online! We will have a bid table AND we will be holding our first big party at Loncon 3. Probably Friday night, but that has to be confirmed. Sign up on the bottom right for our newsletter, or Like us […]
Facilities and logistics…
Investigation continues apace into facilities and logistics for holding a WorldCon. At this point we are sure that Wellington and Auckland can hold a WorldCon of over 2000 people, and can accomodate those people. Because of the size of the convention, some facilities and accomodation may be a little spread out, but no more than […]