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<strong>Welcome to the Linux.conf.au 2015 wiki</strong>
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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
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*Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
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*Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/<br/>
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*2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/<br/>
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*Virtual network operator Skinny https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
  
This wiki is provided for those attending linux.conf.au 2015 in Auckland New Zealand to add information that would be useful for other attendees.
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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
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*gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz<br/>
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*umts/3g 850, 900, 2100 MHz<br/>
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*lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz<br/><br/>
  
If you are attending LCA2015 feel free to add and share information here for the benefit of all delegates.
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To use this wiki, please [[Special:Userlogin|login]] using your ID from http://linux.conf.au<br/>
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'''Note''' 2degrees for data [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs NZ$99] for 12GB.
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For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.
  
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'''Note''' Vodafone Travellers SIM as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home. Check your countries Vodafone website
  
==About Linux.conf.au==
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'''Note''' Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.
* [http://www.darkmere.gen.nz/2007/0129.html LCA first timers guide ]
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* [[LCA FAQ]] - Frequently asked Questions about the conference
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* [[Payment Info]]
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==Information about Auckland and New Zealand==
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'''Note''' Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29
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* [[Getting to Auckland]] - Flights, VISAs
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* [[Transport|Transport around Auckland]] - Getting from the Airport to the conference and around Auckland
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* [[Location]] - Conference location and area
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* [[Phone and mobile data]]
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* [[Emergency contacts]] - Emergency Services, Hospitals, etc
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* [[Weather]] in Auckland - ☀ ☃ ☂ ☔ ☼
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* [[Arrivals Departures]] - Airport arrivals and departures
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==Before and after the conference==
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* [[Events before and after the conference]]
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* [[Attractions]] - Tourist attractions around Auckland
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* [[Local Restaurants]]
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* [[Geeks on a Train]] -- Auckland to Wellington, January 17
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==Accommodation==
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* [[Campus accommodation]] - Accommodation options for conference attendees
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* [[Accommodation]] - Accommodation for those who wish stay elsewhere.
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* [[Food options for restricted diets]]
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* [[Internet & Network Access]]
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==At the Conference==
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* [[Communication]] methods. - Keeping up with what is happening
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* [[Tutorials]] - 100 minutes on instruction, check what you need before you attend
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* [[Miniconfs]]
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* [[Child care]]
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* [[Partners' programme]]
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* [[Shops and Supplies]] - Food and other shops near the venue
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* [[Conference Volunteers]]
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* [[BoF Sessions]] - Arrange a meet with people about a topic
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* [[Internet & Network Access]]
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* [[Lightning talks]] -
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== Social stuff ==
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* [[Events at the conference]]
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* [[Unprofessional Delegates Networking Session]]
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== Partners Programme ==
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* [[PP Events]]
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==Other stuff==
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* [[Maps]]
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* [[Job Board]]
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* [[Partners' Programme]]
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== Photos and Video from the conference ==
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* Online Streaming of the conference
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* [[Photos]]
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* Official Videos of talks (uploaded as they become available)
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Revision as of 10:06, 17 December 2014

There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:

All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.
All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.

  • gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz
  • umts/3g 850, 900, 2100 MHz
  • lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz


Note 2degrees for data NZ$99 for 12GB. For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.

Note Vodafone Travellers SIM as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home. Check your countries Vodafone website

Note Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.

Note Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29