Welcome to the SCA New Zealand

This is the web site of the New Zealand arm of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international group dedicated to the research and recreation of pre-1600 medieval western Europe.


On the left you will find links to the various sections of this site. If you want to get straight into the fun stuff have a look at the SCA groups in New Zealand and the Kingdom of Lochac website

90 Day Pilot of SCANZ and SCAA Bullying & Harrassment Policy

There have been, and continue to be, a rise in complaints of bullying and harassment in the kingdom. In response to this, and the feedback that Australia’s policy wasn’t comprehensive enough, and that New Zealand didn’t have a policy addressing B&H at all, the Board, Committee and Kingdom Seneschal have discussed at length the importance of having a policy as soon as possible, and what options we had available to us to provide this to our members and participants. A thorough discussion was had about the potential to launch the policy as a pilot vs sending out the policy for consultation.

After comprehensive discussions and considerations, we have decided to move forward with a 90-day PILOT for the Bullying & Harassment Policy.

We are aware that going live with a policy (even as a pilot) is not standard procedure. Under ordinary circumstances we would not go forward with a policy until we have requested and considered feedback. Unfortunately, we have an urgent need for a new policy.

Please click the title above to read the full announcement.

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