The Zone

Welcome to Armageddon Expo!

The Zone presents Armageddon Expo #AwesomeNessNess

Tuesday 26 Aug 3:36 PM

Auckland Armageddon Events 2014The incredible Auckland event is rapidly approaching, and the largest expo in the city will be even bigger this year!

Featuring a significantly updated floor plan, wider aisle ways and three all-new entry marquees for easier access to the event.

Tickets are NOW on sale through (and will also be available at the door). These include:

  • General admission tickets – 1, 3 and 4-day options
  • VIP Emerald and Sapphire passes (nearly sold out, so get in quick)
  • Supernatural Brunch and Spookers event passes
  • Richard Dean Anderson autograph and photo tokens (save time, buy now!)
  • Doors open for our special preview night Friday 24 October from 6pm until 9pm, then 3 full days of non-stop action and adventure over Labour Weekend (10am to 6pm Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October and 10am to 5pm Monday 27 October).
If you are travelling from outside of Auckland, check out these special ACCOMODATION deals!

The event will feature our largest gaming displays yet! Including for starters the following games:

  • LEAGUE OF LEGENDS – a huge tournament and gaming arena from RIOT GAMES
  • Microsoft – Sunset Overdrive, Halo: The Master Chief collection, Forza Horizon 2
  • PlayStation – The Order 1886, Little Big Planet 3
  • Total Interactive – Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, Skylanders Trap Team
  • Fiveight – Assassin’s Creed Rogue and Unity, Farcry 4, The Crew, Lego Batman 3 Beyond Gotham, Dying light, Disney Infinity 2.0
  • Wizards of the Coast – huge gaming zone
  • Kiwi-made games – NZ Game Developers Association displays
  • MyRepublic – fibre internet supplier
  • And much more to come!

Other special #AwesomeNessNess events include:

  • Four stages – four ongoing event stages filled with panels, cosplay, contests, screenings and more!
  • Nerf shooting gallery – try the latest Nerf weaponry
  • Zombie Alley – do you dare to enter?
  • The Forbidden Jungle – what lurks in its hidden depths?
  • Live wrestling – Impact Pro Wrestling, three shows a day
  • The Burning Man – Friday night fireworks spectacular
  • The Moe Show – have your photo with the puppets from the show
  • V 360 – get a 360 degree video taken on the V stand
  • Back to the Future – check out the 1982 DMC-12 DeLorean
  • The Panic Room – How long can you endure?
  • Eating challenges – sweets, fear factor and ice cream contests!
  • Amusement rides – fun for the kids
  • Sword Art Online – exhibition on the Madman stand
  • Cosplay contests – the best in costuming thanks to Trinity Treasures
  • Trading card tournaments – Cardfight Vanguard, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokémon and more!
  • NZ comics – displays and special releases including The Dharma Punks
  • Collectibles – a huge range of sci-fi and fantasy collectibles on sale
  • Anime – special screenings and events plus huge DVD sale
  • Mighty Ape and EB Games – two HUGE sale zones for the coolest toys and products
  • Literary area – featuring international and local authors

For fans of TV and film, we are pleased to present one of our biggest line-ups yet!

  • Richard Dean Anderson – MacGyver, Stargate SG1
  • Jenna Coleman - Doctor Who (Saturday Only)
  • Giancarlo Esposito – Breaking Bad, Revolution, Once Upon A Time
  • David Hewlett – Stargate Atlantis
  • Helen Slater – Supergirl, Smallville
  • Matt Frewer – Eureka, Max Headroom, Supernatural
  • Michael Hogan – Battlestar Galactica, Teen Wolf
  • Judson Scott – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, V
  • Mira Furlan – Lost, Babylon 5
  • Sarah Madison – Weeping Angel in Doctor Who
  • William Kircher – The Hobbit
  • Barry Duffield – Spartacus: War of the Damned
  • STARGATE SG1 SYSTEM LORDS – Cliff Simon (Ba’al), Peter Williams (Apophis), Jacqueline Samada (Nirrti), Suanne Braun (Hathor)
  • THE GHOSTFACERS – Travis Webster and AJ Buckley
  • Fee applies for autographs and photos purchased. Richard Dean Anderson’s autograph and photo tokens are already on sale at 
  • Due to work commitments, Graham McTavish will no longer be attending.

For fans of animation, we will be hosting a diverse range of voice actors, all signing FREE, including:

  • Greg Cipes – Ben 10 series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Jason Spisak – Young Justice, Green Lantern
  • Roger Jackson – Powerpuff Girls
  • Sean Schemmel – Dragonball Z
  • William Salyers – The Regular Show

Comic fans will have a great line-up of guests, including:

  • Darick Robertson – Transmetropolitan, The Boys, Happy
  • Richard Fairgray – Blastosaurus, Ghost, Anoraks & Acolytes
  • Special guest KEVIN EASTMAN – co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Sunday only)
  • Plus BATMAN ETERNAL writers – James Tynion IV (Talon), John Layman (Chew, Detective Comics), Kyle Higgins (Nightwing, Deathstroke)

For the first time in Auckland, we will be hosting international authors, including:

  • Terry Brooks – USA author of the epic fantasy Shannara series
  • Robert Rankin – UK author of far-fetched fiction with his special New Zealand exclusive release of his new graphic novel The Kiwi Chronicles
  • YouTube stars Hilly and Hannah Hindi aka HILLYWOOD will also be present.
  • All this and so much more all together for the greatest event Auckland has ever seen.

Do you dare to miss out on this much #AwesomeNessNess?


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