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22nd - 24th July 2022 (NZT)

Wētā Workshop Unleashed
Level 5, 88 Federal St, Auckland

Collectibles Unleashed

Totally free & 100% fun. Spark your fandom with collectible reveals, deals, hands on FX workshops and a chance to meet some of the makers behind the cool stuff at Wētā Workshop - including Richard Taylor himself.

Join us for:

  • Live collectible reveals at 9:00am
  • Artist demonstrations and chats from 10:00am
  • Hands-on FX workshops from 11:00am
  • Open tabletop gaming sessions from 9:30am - 1:30pm, Saturday and Sunday
  • Deals on your favourite figurines and more
  • A panel and Q&A, celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Lord of The Rings


Live collectible reveals

At 9:00am each day

Collectibles Unleashed Reveals
Weta Workshop Unleashed Collectible Reveals

Join us in the Wētā Cave at Unleashed, where our crew will reveal never-before-seen statues, figurines, and prop replicas; it’s your chance to see the collectibles magic up close, and be the among the first to place a pre-order.

Artist demonstrations

From 10:00am each day

Collectibles Unleashed Artist Working
Collectibles Unleashed Artists Working in the Cave

Get a glimpse behind the curtains and chat to the crew as our team of artists showcase their skillsets in sword making, textile design, painting, sculpting and more.

Scars & scrapes FX

From 11:00am each day

Scars and scrapes Collectible Unleashed
Scars and scrapes Collectible Unleashed demostration

Create a backstory for your ‘wound’ and experience the feeling of wearing a prosthetic. We’ll be hosting free ‘scars and scrapes’ sessions in the Wētā Cave at Unleashed – fun for kids and adults alike!

Grab a bargain

All day, every day

Comic Con At Home Day Deals and Discounts
Weta Cave in Auckland Boxing Day Sales

Come into the store or visit us online at for deals on your favourite figurines, statues, prop replicas and merch.

Tabletop gaming sessions

9:30am - 1.30pm, Saturday & Sunday

Games Day Unleashed Weta Cave Auckland
Games Unleashed Tabletop event

Bring your favourite game to play, or pick from the Wētā Workshop games available at our open tabletop game sessions. We'll have six to eight tables available, so make sure you arrive nice and early.

Tours & workshops

Book online

Discover a Sci fi Adventure tile
Imagine a Fantasy World landscape tile

Leave the weekend bursting at the seams with creativity and book a combo deal (including a creative workshop and a tour). For the Collectibles Unleashed weekend only, a Wētā Workshop technician will join in on the creative workshop with you!

July 23rd, at 5:00pm (NZT)

LOTR Anniversary Panel

The Lord of The Rings: 20th Anniversary Panel

Wētā Workshop Creative Director Sir Richard Taylor, and Wētā Workshop crew reminisce about their many years of concepting and creating authentic Middle-earth artifacts for this Academy Award Winning Trilogy. Register your interest to attend this free one-hour panel, complete with a Q&A session at the end.

RSVP here