Regular Events


Annual Conference

The New Zealand Game Developers Conference 2023 will be held on 31 August –  September 2nd 2023 at Tākina, Wellington.

Tickets are on sale now at

You can watch the recorded presentations from 2021 on our NZGDA YouTube channel.


Monthly Meetings

Other Conferences and Events

  • Exhibit your game in the NZ Games Showcase at Armageddon Auckland and Armageddon Wellington each year.
  • Take part in the 48-hour Global Game Jam in late January in locations around New Zealand (and around the world).
  • Take part in the 48-hour Kiwi Jam mid-year.
  • Attend the NZ Games Festival in Wellington.
  • Attend the Games for Learning conference in Wellington.

Stay informed

Not all events or groups listed here are directly organised by the NZGDA, but are friends of ours.  If you’d like to promote a game making event or opportunity email