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General FAQs

What happens if I lose my child?
If you see or have lost a child, head over to the Info Desk. 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. 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 will need to contact the venue directly, as all lost property will be left at the venue.

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

Is there cloakroom services?
No, sorry. None of our venues offer cloakroom services. Any valuables you have should be kept on your person or not brought into 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. All of our venues are smoke free. 

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 at the upcoming events in Tauranga and Christchurch.

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: https://www.armageddonexpo.com/Media-Enquiries/ 

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 www.iticket.co.nz (Tauranga) or www.ticketek.co.nz (Christchurch), 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.

Do you offer a Family Pass?
Yes. A Christchurch Family Pass is $40.00, a Tauranga Family Pass is $50.00.

Do you offer a Student Discount? No.

Do you offer a Senior Discount?
No.

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 outside the venue.

 

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


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 next to 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

Tauranga Armageddon

May 26-27th 2018, ASB Arena
10am to 5pm both days
Early Access from 9am available Sat 26th only
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Christchurch Armageddon

June 2-4th 2018, Horncastle Arena
Queen's Birthday Weekend
9am to 5pm all three days
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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
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