New Zealand NatCon

The national convention of New Zealand, usually held Queen's Birthday weekend (the Queen's Birthday is celebrated on the first Monday in June.)

Number Date Name Location Guests of Honour
1 19 - 22 Oct 1979 Wellcon Wellington (Hotel St George)
2 31 May - 2 June 1980 Wellcon B Wellington (Hotel St George) Merv Binns
3 30 May - 1 June 1981 Norcon I Auckland (Maidment Theatre, Auckland University) Capt A. Bertram Chandler
4 4 - 7 June 1982 Octacon Dunedin (Otago University Clubs and Societies Building) David Harvey and (fan) Frank Macskasy
5 3 - 6 June 1983 Windycon Wellington (Waterloo Hotel) Harlan Ellison
6 1 - 4 June 1984 Norcon II Auckland (Hotel Royal International) Sandi Hall, David Harvey
7 2 - 4 June 1986 Halleycon Dunedin (Southern Cross Hotel) Craig Harrison and (fan) Frank Macskasy
8 Easter 1987 Windycon 87 Wellington (St George Hotel) Joe Haldeman and (fan) Alan Robson
9 3 - 6 June 1988 Confusion Christchurch (State Trinity Theatre) Bjo Trimble, Margaret Mahy and (fan) Lana Brown
10 2 - 5 June 1989 Satyricon Dunedin (Alglen Motor Hotel) David Brin and (fan) Alex Heatley
11 1 to 4 June 1990 ConVerge 2 Wellington (Airport Hotel) Tracy Torme, Richard Arnold and (fan) James Benson
12 31 May - 3 June 1991 ForryCon Wellington (Airport Hotel) Forrest J Ackerman and (fan) Tim Jones
13 30 May - 1 June 1992 ShakyCon Wellington Joe Haldeman and (fan) Rex Thompson
14 4 - 7 June 1993 DefCon Wellington (St. George Hotel) Julian May, D.C. Fontana, Larry Niven, Dennis Skotak (and others)
15 4 - 6 June 1994 SiliCon Dunedin Barbara Hambly and (fan) Tom Cardy
16 14 - 17 Apr 1995 Conquest 1 Auckland (Airport Quality Hotel) Roger Zelazny, Vonda McIntyre, Richard Taylor, Jane Lindskold and (fan) Keith Smith
17 May 31-June 3, 1996 Constellation Christchurch (City Travelodge) Robert Sheckley, Wes Takahasi and (fan) James Dignan
18 27 - 31 Mar 1997 Conspiracy I Wellington (Airport Hotel) Pat Cadigan, Danny John-Jules, Chris Chitty and (fan) Dan McCarthy
19 29 May - 1 June 1998 Construction Wellington (West Plaza Hotel) Neil Gaiman (and others)
20 2 - 5 Apr 1999 Conquest 2 Auckland (Central Hotel) Alan Dean Foster, Richard Hatch, John Howe and (fan) Mike Hansen
21 3 - 5 June 2000 Con d'Or Wellington (West Plaza) Tad Williams, Sean McMullen and (fan) Maree Sole
22 13 - 16 Apr 2001 Odyssey Con Auckland (Hotel Grand Chancellor) Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Lyn McConchie, Sean McMullen and (fan) Brian Howell
23 31 May - 3 June 2002 Con with the Wind Wellington (West Plaza Hotel) Joe and Gay Haldeman, Lucy Sussex, Dan Hennah, Dale Elvy, Charles N. Brown, Stephen Dedman and (fans) Yvonne Harrison, Alan Robson, and Renaldo the Party Sheep
24 18 - 21 Apr 2003 EmotiCon Auckland (Hotel Ibis Ellerslie) Diane Duane, Peter Morwood, Lois McMaster Bujold, and (fan) Mary Maclachlan
25 9 - 12 Apr 2004 ConTour Rotorua Gregory Benford and (fan) Ross Temple
26 25 - 28 Mar 2005 iCon Wellington (West Plaza Hotel) Orson Scott Card and (fan) Bill Geradts
27 2 - 5 June 2006 Conclave 1 Auckland (Quality Inn Manukau) Steve Jackson, Joan Vinge, Jim Frenkel and (fan) Kevin Maclean
28 1 - 4 June 2007 Conspiracy II Wellington (Mercure Hotel Willis St) Eric Flint, Marianne de Pierres, Isobelle Carmody, Dylan Horrocks, Fred Gallagher and (fan) Barbara Clendon
29 21 - 24 Mar 2008 Conjunction Wellington (Copthorne Hotel Wellington Plimmer Towers) Elizabeth Moon, Kate Orman and Jonathon Blum, Philippa Ballantine and (fan) Andrew Ivamy
30 29 May - 1 June 2009 Conscription Auckland (The Grand Chancellor Hotel ) Julie E. Czerneda and Nalini Singh and (fan) Robbie Matthews
31 27 - 29 Aug 2010 Au Contraire! Wellington (Quality Hotel) Sean Williams, Elizabeth Knox, and (fan) Paul Mannering
32 3 - 6 June 2011 ConTeXT Auckland (Barrycourt Motor Inn & Conference Centre) Catherine Asaro, Helen Lowe and (fan) Lynelle Howell
33 1 - 4 June 2012 UnCONventional Wellington (Surrey Hotel) Trudi Canavan and (fan) Lorain Clark
34 12 - 14 July 2013 Au Contraire! 2013 Wellington (Quality Hotel) Jennifer Fallon and (fan) Anna Klein
35 24 - 27 Apr 2014 Conclave 2 Auckland (The Surrey Hotel) Dave Freer and (fan) Paul Scoones
36 3-6 Apr 2015 Reconnaissance Rotorua (Sudima Lake Rotorua) Gail Carriger, Philippa Ballantine, Tee Morris and (fans) Alan Parker and Norman Cates
37 3-5 June 2016 Au Contraire! 2016 Wellington (CQ Hotel) Martin Wallace, Juliet Marillier and A. J. Fitzwater
38 2-4 June 2017 LexiCon Taupō (Suncourt Hotel) Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant and (fan) John Toon
39 30 Mar - 2 Apr 2018 Conclave 3 Auckland (Surrey Hotel)