New Zealand Bids Worldcon

Following a spate of $20 bills thrown in his direction, Norm Cates has announced a New Zealand bid for the 2020 Worldcon. Despite being organized only a week before Aussiecon 4, New Zealand in 2020 is planning on having a bid table, party, and t-shirts at this year’s Worldcon.

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Pulps in New Zealand

The University of Otago Library in Dunedin, New Zealand, will be featuring an exhibit on Australian Pulp magazines from August 27 through December 10. The exhibit will focus on the pulp magazine industry that grew up in Australia after the government embargoed American-published pulp magazines, but will also include some of the American pulps to place the Australian magazines in context.

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