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#CHCHGEDDON and #DUNEGEDDON Guest Lineup!

New Zealand’s biggest geek and entertainment event, Armageddon Expo returns to Christchurch’s Horncastle Arena on March 11th and 12th before heading to Dunedin’s Edgar Centre on March 18th and 19th.
This years line-up is packed with an incredible diversity of amazing talent, most of which have never been to New Zealand before including The Justice Leagues’ Cyborg, RAY FISHER and The Walking Dead and Arrow star CHAD COLEMAN. Furthering this amazing list is Game of Thrones’ MILTOS YER…

ARMAGEDDON EXPO PRESENTS SWORD ART ONLINE: ORDINAL SCALE

We're very excited to be hosting a screening of Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale at Hoyts Riccarton on Saturday 4th March at 6:30pm.
Sequel to the hit TV Anime series. Experience an all new adventure with Kirito, Asuna, and their party members as they explore the world of “Ordinal Scale,” a new hit game utilizing augmented reality technology. Players are about to find the line between the virtual world and reality beginning to blur and their worst nightmares coming true… As his fellow pl…

New Cosplay Contest Sponsor

Brother International (NZ) Limited are delighted to sponsor Armageddon’s 2017 Cosplay Competition. We love encouraging aspiring artists and costume makers and are thrilled to partner with Armageddon this year to recognise creativity. At Brother, we’ve been making sewing machines for over 100 years that have been the foundation for many incredible creations. We’re proud innovators in our field with new technologies that enable precision finishings, interesting embellishment and the use o…

New Official Event Photographer

After 6 years we are saying farewell to our current photographer, Alex of Pixeload. Due to increasing work commitments and our events extending Alex is unable to continue photographing our shows. We thank him for all his wonderful work over the past 6 years and hope to see him again in the future. Photos taken by Alex from past Armageddon events are still available to purchase through his online store here.
Sadly, our Dunedin photographer Riley Baker passed away earlier this year. Riley was a…

Christchurch & Dunedin Event News

Welcome to the brand new Armageddon website! This site will grow over the next few months, and we are very excited to add new features for attendees, including a page just for schedules, a more interactive social media connection and other updates that will be more noticeable as we get closer to the first events in the new year.
With 2016 drawing to a close, Armageddon has turned its plans to our 2017 events, with the first shows planned in Christchurch on 11/12 March and then Dunedin on 18/1…

Auckland Armageddon Review

2016 is nearly done, and the long work put into one of New Zealand’s biggest events has come to an end. This year’s Auckland Armageddon was held over 3 and half glorious days where 66,000 fans attended and made it one of our most successful events ever.
The Auckland event, our 21st year, had our most diverse media guest line-up including an actual astronaut, Japanese anime creator, Australian and American cosplay stars, international comic guests and a wide range of media guests from Pret…

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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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