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CoNZealand (2020 Worldcon)

July 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand (2020 Worldcon)

The World science fiction convention – this year to be held in Wellington, New Zealand.

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CoNZealand, the World Science Fiction Convention, switches to virtual event, only (news).

March 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand, the World Science Fiction Convention, switches to virtual event, only (news).

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention – aka the Worldcon – is now to become the first-ever ‘virtual Worldcon’, as the convention cancels their physical event amidst the current global pandemic. CoNZealand Chairs, Kelly Buehler and Norman Cates said, “This has been an incredibly difficult decision, but one that had to be made now […]

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CoNZealand: Hugo awards open for nominations (award news).

January 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand: Hugo awards open for nominations (award news).

Nominations for the 2020 Hugo Awards (and, heck, the 1945 Retro Hugos), the US-based awards for honouring the tip-top in SF literature, media and fan activities, are now open. Nominations will close on March 13th 2020. The Hugos, named in honour of author and editor Hugo Gernsback, have been awarded since 1953 and are fan-run, […]

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World science fiction focus shifts to New Zealand (con news).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
World science fiction focus shifts to New Zealand (con news).

CoNZealand will be the 78th Worldcon and will take place from Wednesday 29th July to Sunday 2nd August 2020. Guests of Honour are the authors Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon, New Zealand artist Greg Broadmore, and fandom star Rose Mitchell. George R.R. Martin, a longtime friend of Worldcon, will be Toastmaster. New Zealand is the […]

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CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention 2020 – prices going up.

August 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention 2020 – prices going up.

CoNZealand has announced that the cost of Adult Attending Memberships will increase from NZ$400 to NZ$425, as of October 1st 2019. CoNZealand Co-chairs, Norman Cates and Kelly Buehler, said, “We’re thrilled to host one of the world’s most prestigious science fiction conventions and the legendary Hugo Awards, here in Aotearoa. We expect more than 2000 […]

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CoNZealand to throw New Zealand’s 41st world science fiction convention bash with added NZ Natcon.

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand to throw New Zealand’s 41st world science fiction convention bash with added NZ Natcon.

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, will now be held in Wellington, New Zealand from 29th July–2nd August 2020, with the added bonus that it will also host the 41st New Zealand national science fiction convention, including the Sir Julius Vogel Awards. Co-chair of CoNZealand, Norman Cates, told SFcrowsnest, “By hosting the natcon alongside […]

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