Sir Julius Vogel Award Winners Announced!

SFFANZ is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Sir Julius Vogel Awards held in the evening of a one day event on Saturday August 7th, 2021. The gala event was attended by around 50 people. SFFANZ is deeply grateful to CoNZealand for sponsoring the refreshments for the awards. You can find the details of the winners on the page for Sir Julius Vogel Award Winners – 2021

SFFANZ AGM 7 August, 2021 information

SFFANZ will hold its AGM at 2pm on 7 August 2021 at the West Plaza Hotel as part of the SFFANZ one-day event. Here is the agenda for the meeting Please note that items will be added to the agenda as they are received, so please ensure you check the agenda prior to the meeting. Copies of the agenda will be available at the meeting. Here are the minutes of the 2020 meeting. IF you have any questions about the meeting, or its process, please contact secretary@sffanz.nz    

SFFANZ one-day con, AGM and Sir Julius Vogel Award Presentation

SFFANZ is pleased to announce it will hold a one-day event on August 7, 2021 at West Plaza Hotel. While planning is still preliminary, it’s expected the day will start with meet and greet, followed by panels. The SFFANZ AGM will be held at 2pm, followed by a discussion on the future of conventions and fandom in New Zealand.  The Sir Julius Vogel Awards for 2021 will be presented in the evening. Registration for the day is free and open to all fans, but only members of SFFANZ may vote at the AGM.  Click join SFFANZ for details on joining the organisation.  We have closed off the registration form, but if you wish to attend, you are welcome to turn up on the day. As this is a free event, you can attend as little or as much as you wish.  The intent of the day is to have a Read more

2021 Sir Julius Vogel Award finalists announced

SFFANZ is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 Sir Julius Vogel Awards. Congratulations to all our finalists. Ordinarily, voting for the awards would occur at our national convention, but as there is no national convention this year, voting will be conducted via email and post. Voting will open on May 1 and close on May 31. Details of the presentation ceremony will be released in due course. Please note that you must be a member of SFFANZ to vote for the Sir Julius Vogel awards this year. All Finalists have been asked to provide links either to their works or, if this is not possible, to descriptions or reviews. We include below all the links that we have received. We will continue to update this page as more information is made available to us. The SJV Voter Packet is now available. Details are at the page for 2021 Read more

Sir Julius Vogel Award Nominations for 2020 calendar year are now being accepted

Nominations for the 2021 Sir Julius Vogel awards are now being accepted. The nomination period will close at 11:59pm on 31st March 2021. The SJV awards recognise excellence in science fiction, fantasy, or horror works created by New Zealanders and New Zealand residents, and first published or released in the 2020 calendar year. Anyone can make a nomination and it is free! To make a nomination please see the form below. See the website for the categories and get busy reading NZ authors and watching NZ movies. You can click through to the Rules, Criteria and Categories for the Awards. And here is a link for Guidelines for nominations. The awards ceremony will be held later in the year, full details to be announced. Loading…

Sir Julius Vogel Award Nominations for 2018 calendar year are now being accepted

Nominations for the 2019 Sir Julius Vogel awards are now being accepted. The nomination period will close at 8.00pm on 30th March 2019. The SJV awards recognise excellence in science fiction, fantasy, or horror works created by New Zealanders and New Zealand residents, and first published or released in the 2018 calendar year. Anyone can make a nomination and it is free! You can click through to the Rules, Criteria and Categories for the Awards. And here is a link for Guidelines for nominations. The awards ceremony will be held at GeyserCon in Rotorua on Queen’s Birthday weekend (May 31st to June 3rd 2019)