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General FAQs

Where is the event?
Westpac Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6140

What kind of parking is available?
Car parking is available for this event at a cost of $8 (please note there is a fee for paying by credit card or eftpos of .60c)

Is the show accessible via public transport?
Yes it is. However please note, Wellington trains are undergoing scheduled servicing over Easter Weekend. MetLink Wellington has added buses to cover these routes for more info see HERE

What times is the show open?
Good Friday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday: 09:00am – 6:00pm
Easter Sunday: 09:00am – 5:00pm – PLEASE NOTE: Daylight savings kicks in this day, so be sure to set your clocks to go back an hour.

Is there an ATM?
Yes, there are two located along the venue corridors near the Info Desk and First Aid. However, we always recommend bringing cash though as some stalls only take cash.

What happens if I lose my child?
If you see or have lost a child, head over to the Info Desk (located just inside the Main Entry doors). If you have lost a child, our staff members will ask for a description (gender, age, defining features, their outfit for the day) to help others locate your child or children. We recommend writing your phone number on your child’s arm in felt pen or labelling their clothes to help with this process.

Where can I find lost property?
Lost property will be stored at the Info Desk (located just inside the Main Entry doors). Check in with our team there to see if they have your lost property. If you realise you’ve lost something after the event has closed you can send in a Lost Property Enquiry via Westpac Stadiums website: 

Can you page someone for me?
No, sorry. Our paging system is reserved for important event announcements only.

Is there cloakroom services?
No, sorry. The venue does not offer cloakroom services. Any valuables you have should be kept on your person or not brought into the venue.

Where is first aid?
First Aid located between the two event entrances.

What food is available?
There is a café area and food carts are at various locations throughout the venue.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
Yes, you can. In fact, we recommend bringing your own water and snacks!

Can I smoke at the venue?
No. Westpac Stadium is a no-smoking venue. In order to smoke you must go outside of the stadium gates. Please ask venue security if you’re unsure.

Is the event accessible to those with wheelchairs?
Yes, Westpac Stadium has lift and ramps which provides access there is lifts and ramps around and inside the stadium

What can I buy at the show?
There is a huge range of exhibitors selling all sorts of goods including but not limited to pop culture merchandise, clothing and accessories, gaming tech, films, comics, games and handmade artwork and crafts.

Do you have to pay extra for panels?
No, all panels are free. Wellington Armageddon has two stages, one located inside the Pavilion Bar area and one located in inner ring of the stadium above the field.

What kind of entertainment can I expect to see at the event?
Wellington Armageddon has two stages which will feature celebrity and event panels, anime screenings, a DragonBallZ “Kamehameha” content featuring animation voice actor Mike McFarland (Master Roshi) and cosplay activites (parade and competition) but there are also various vendors who provide activities like LaserTag, Airsoft shooting, live wrestling, hoverball, jousting, bouncy slides and collector card tournaments (Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon, Magic the Gathering).

Can I leave the venue and come back in the same day?
Yes, but you will need to make sure you get a stamp as you leave the venue gates, which allows you one re-entry and is only valid for the same day your ticket was purchased for.

Can I film/take photos at the event?
General event photos and videos are accepted. Please note: filming panels and filming or photographing the celebrity guest signing area and photo booth is prohibited. For Media Enquiries please click here:

Who is the organiser of the show?
Beyond Reality Media Premiere Event Management Ltd. (BRM) Is the company that runs all of the Armageddon Expo events. BRM was created back in 1995 by Bill and Adele Geradts who are passionate about creating events for like-minded fans.


Ticketing Questions

Where do I get tickets from?
Tickets can be pre-purchased online from or from the venue box office on the day.

Do kids get in for free?
Children aged 4 years and under are free (with an accompanying paying adult) and do not require a ticket. Children 5-12 are $12.00 each.

Do you offer a Family Pass?
Yes, a Family Pass (2 adults and 3 children) is available for $65.00.

Do you offer a Student Discount?
Yes, a student discounted ticket (with a valid student ID) is available for $22.00.

Do you offer a Senior Discount?
Yes, a senior ticket (with a valid Gold Pass ID) is available for $12.00.

Do you offer a discount for carers?
No, unfortunately there is no carer discount available.

Where do I pick up my pre-ordered tickets?
Pre-ordered tickets can be collected from the Ticketek Box Office outside the venue gates.


Token Questions

How do I get a photo or autograph with a celebrity guest?
You can only get an autograph or photograph by purchasing a token. One Autograph Token gets you one signature per guest per item (e.g. one DVD and one poster would require purchasing two tokens). One Photograph Token can include up to 3 people in the photo (excluding the celebrity guest or guests). Tokens are sold at the show at the Token Booth and are also available to pre-order online HERE

Where do I pick up my pre-ordered tokens?
Pre-ordered tokens can be collected from the Ticketek Box Office outside the venue gates.

Will there be tokens available on the day?
Yes, there will be tokens available to purchase on the day at our Token Booth.

Where is the Token Booth?
The Token Booth is located opposite aisle 27 just down from the Celebrity Signing area.

I missed my photograph session, what can I do?
We recommend arriving at the Photo Booth at least 10 minutes prior to the allocated start time of your photo session and join the queue. If you do miss your allocated session, please head to the Token Booth to discuss your alternative options. Please note: Photo and Autograph Tokens are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Armageddon Expo is under no obligation to refund or exchange in circumstances of missed sessions.

Where do I pick up my celebrity photos?
We have a photo collection area located right outside the Photo Booth. Please allow between 30 minutes to an hour after the allocated photo session for your print to be available.

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Upcoming Events

Wellington Armageddon

March 30th-April 1st 2018, Westpac Stadium
Easter Weekend
Friday 30 March (Good Friday) - Noon to 5pm
Saturday 31 March - 9am to 6pm
Sunday 1 April (Easter Sunday) - 9am to 5pm

Tauranga Armageddon

May 26-27th 2018, ASB Arena
10am to 5pm both days

Christchurch Armageddon

June 2-4th 2018, Horncastle Arena
Queen's Birthday Weekend
10am to 5pm all three days

Auckland Armageddon

October 19-22nd 2018, ASB Showgrounds
Friday 19 October - 6pm to 9pm
Saturday 20 October - 10am to 6pm
Sunday 21 October - 10am to 6pm
Monday 22 October - 10am to 5pm