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== About this page ==
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{{Trail|Delegate Information|Accommodation}}
Lin Nah will be leaving you info + links here for putting up on the wiki. Yes it is as opposed to doing it myself. Some of them require organising, wording etc. Mostly info + links I already have and so it is a copy + paste without prettying it up. Some will be links to where to find the info. [[User:Lin Nah|Lin Nah]] ([[User talk:Lin Nah|talk]]) 22:49, 14 December 2014 (AEDT)
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Registration Information: http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation
  
= Stuff for wiki =
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== Late night arrivals: ==
  
Assortment of content I'm chucking on this page.
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If you are arriving at your accommodation outside of their regular reception hours, please leave your details here so we can organise out-of-hours reception.
HOpefully someone can take some time to put it in the righ tpages etc.
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http://wikitravel.org/en/New_Zealand
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=== Uni Halls ===
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'''Reception hours: 8am - 8pm. '''
  
Some stuff todo here in the r/auckland FAQ http://www.reddit.com/r/auckland/wiki/index and r/nz faq http://www.reddit.com/r/newzealand/comments/1exkfs/faq_tourism_visiting_new_zealand/
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'''After hours phone: 027 676 4862'''
  
Maps: either Open streetmap or google map
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(your name, date & time of arrival)
If someone is creating them
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== Supermarkets ==
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James (Ender) Brown, Fri 09/01, ~10:30PM
  
Countdown quay st is open 24 hrs But no alcohol overnight (can't remember what time they stop+resume selling alcohol - 11pm or midnight)
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Jonathan Woithe, Sat 10th, 20:00-2100 (plane arrives 18:55)
  
* Countdown metro on Victoria St W (opposite elliot st) is probably the closest.
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Himangi Saraogi, Sun 11th, ~16:00 (plane arrives 14:50)
Countdown Auckland Metro. 19-25 Victoria Street W, Auckland CBD.
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Ph (09) 255 2428
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Fax (09) 255 9800
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Opening Hours: Mon - Sun : 7am-10pm
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https://plus.google.com/107954093614494144047/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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* New World on 125 Queen St (opposite Shortland St in the former BNZ food court)
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Douglas Bagnall, Sun 11th, ~21:30 (plane arrives 20:30)
8am - 10am
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https://plus.google.com/114810846568722205399/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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Both Countdown + new world is smaller than the countdown in Quay St + New World at Victoria Park.
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Alastair D'Silva ([https://twitter.com/evildeece @evildeece] [mailto:alastair@d-silva.org Alastair D'Silva]) Mon 12th, 01:00 (plane arrives 23:35 JQ205 (SYD to AKL))
  
* they all have stuff for gluten free, egg free, dairy free, vegetarian diets (eg gluten free breads etc). They also have butchery, bread, deli, etc. just the smaller ones have not as big range.
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=== Carlaw Park ===
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'''Reception hours: 8:30-5pm and 6pm-7pm Monday to Friday, 11am-1pm Saturday and Sunday. '''
  
Countdown website http://www.countdown.co.nz/
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'''After hours phone: 027 707 9813'''
(There's an online store. some allow you to buy online + pickup or deliver)
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Countdown Auckland City. 76 Quay Street, Auckland City.
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(your name, date & time of arrival)
Phone: (09) 275 2567
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Fax: (09) 377 7833
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Opening Hours Mon - Sun, 24 hours
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https://plus.google.com/107318942159026452985/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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New World Victoria Park
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* Clinton Roy, Fri 9th, ~midnight (plane arrives 22:45)
7am - midnight
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* Eyal Lebedinsky, Sat 10th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55)
https://plus.google.com/100888503898727682566/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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* [[user:Daniel Bryan|Daniel Bryan]], Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:00)
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* Hamish Coleman, Sun 11th, ~14:55 (plane arrives 12:55)
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* Ewen McNeill, Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:15)
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* Mark Ellem, Sun 11th, ~16:30 (plane arrives 15:10)
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* Mark Jessop, Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:15, then customs + travel)
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* Chris Edsall, Sun 11th, ~20:00 (plane arrives 19:00)
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* Peter Vesely, Sun 11th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55), early checkout on Sat 17th ~8:00am
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* Paul Warren, Sun 11th, ~22:30, plane arrives 20:50.
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* [mailto:mike.carden@gmail.com Mike Carden], Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)
  
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== Clothes Washing ==
  
Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (behind k'rd foodcourt)
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University Hall: Yes
and Tai Ping Beach Rd are 2 closest asian supermarkets to the venue.
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Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/
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"A large coin operated laundry is located on the basement level, equipped with plenty of washers and dryers. (Washing powder is not supplied, but can be purchased via the laundry vending machine or at nearby convenience stores).
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University Hall Apartments also have laundry and lounge facilities."
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Source: Facilities section of http://www.accommodation.auckland.ac.nz/en/ac-visitors/ac-summer-2/ac-visiting-students.html#59385b0623e91baf6d145a6244e4ac5b
  
== Speciality foods ==
 
SUpermarkets do have a lot of the organic, dairy free, gluten free(incl bread + pasta), sugarfree , and food for special diets. However there's other shops too.
 
Eg if the bread/pasta/biscuits isn't in the bread/pasta section, check for the supermarket's speciality section or ask staff.
 
  
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Carlaw Park: Communal coin operated laundries are available in room 833.
  
=== vegan ===
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Non-campus laundromat: http://www.bubbleslaundromat.co.nz/
Vegans may like '''The Cruelty Free shop''' on K'Rd http://www.thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz/
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List of where to buy vegetarian/vegan products in Auckland
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137 Hobson Street
http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/home/local-events/auckland-centre/auckland-vegetarian-shops-and-products/
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Auckland Central
 
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Open 6am to Midnight.
List of vegan + vegetarian wines + beer
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Self-service laundromat.
http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/
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Large washing machine load - $6
http://www.veggie.co.nz/wine/
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Commercial extra large washing machine load - $10
http://www.barnivore.com/wine/m-r?region=New+Zealand
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Commercial dryers $2 per 10mins.
 
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Normal household load, Wash & Dry - $10 to $12 total.
There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.
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Note changer onsite to change notes into $2 coins for use in all machines.
 
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Soap powder dispenser available.
* Vegan High Tea  or Degustation available at Heritage Auckland
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Parking out front.  
* Satya South Indian Cafe (K Rd + Gt Nth Rd + Mt Eden Rd) has lovely vegan indian dishes (As well as meat + vegetarian selections)
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Open 6am to Midnight every day of the year!
* Auckland Vegan blogs about vegan food places she visits. She's a geek too.
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** Blog page https://aucklandvegan.wordpress.com/
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** Google map https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?t=h&ie=UTF8&msa=0&z=12&hl=en&mid=zOJMW_D_CHpM.kqfi7VArQ1iA
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** FB https://www.facebook.com/AKLvegan
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** Twitter https://twitter.com/aucklandvegan
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=== Gluten Free in NZ ===
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List of Gluten free products in NZ
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http://jimmyboswell.com/foodblog/everyday-gluten-free-products-in-new-zealand/
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http://www.coeliac.org.nz/eating_gluten_free
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GF Manufacturers http://coeliacconz.joidesign.com/manufacturer
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(there used to be a manufacturer's database but link I have for it isn't working atm)
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Gluten free beer http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/
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== Cheese ==
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Good selection at supermarket.  Those that won awards usually have a label.
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* Cheese Award winners listed here http://www.nzsca.org.nz/cheese-awards/
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* 2014 cheese awards winners http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1403/S00116/dutch-trio-sweep-nz-cheese-awards.htm
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* Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop
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19 Shortland St, Auckland CBD  https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/
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http://thefoodpornographer.com/2013/05/the-kapiti-store-auckland/
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* La Cigale market - there's some french cheeses sold there.
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== Bakeries in town ==
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* Pandoro (queen st) 75 queen st http://www.pandoro.co.nz/Retail+Stores/Auckland/Queen+Street.html pdf of order form http://www.pandoro.co.nz/site/pandoro/PreOrder%20Autumn%2014Mar%202013.pdf
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* Cheap bakery at Atrium on Elliot food court
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* Paneton by Victoria Park  http://www.panetonbakery.co.nz/
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Unit 1, 21 Halsey Street Freemans Bay 1010, New Zealand +64 9-309 5338
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https://plus.google.com/105757249149019169544/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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* Supermarkets have bakery section
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== Best pies ==
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Prob good for ppl going on the roadtrip and wish to have pies along the way
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http://www.nzbakels.co.nz/pie_awards_2014.cfm
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== Cake shops ==
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Whole cakes, don't need to order
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* Pandoro. http://www.pandoro.co.nz/Retail+Stores/Auckland/Queen+Street.html Have whole cakes + by the slice. pdf of order form gives you an idea of what ackes are avail http://www.pandoro.co.nz/site/pandoro/PreOrder%20Autumn%2014Mar%202013.pdf
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* Gateau House, http://www.gateauhouse.com/
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18 High Street  or 328 Queen St. opposite Carls Junior.
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http://www.gateauhouse.com/contact lists address, phone numbers + hours
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Lovely choc mousse cakes, chiffon cakes. whole cake, also by slices.  Website has pics + range
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* La Couronne: 5C Lorne St. CBD> http://lacouronne.co.nz/ https://www.facebook.com/Lacouronnecakeboutique has pics 8)
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http://www.thedenizen.co.nz/gastronomy/la-couronne/
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* Vaniye (Parnell). French cake shop in Parnell http://www.vaniye.com/
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** FB + twitter has pics to drool over. FB https://www.facebook.com/Vaniye Twitter https://twitter.com/Vaniye
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** google+ page https://plus.google.com/+PatisserieVANIYEAuckland/?hl=en
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== Markets ==
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I like markets as they are a good place to find the best NZ local produce (especially the farmers markets).  "Farmers market" in nz means things they sell has to be made/grown within a certain radius of the market's location. They tend to be organic or spray free too. Authenticity http://www.marketground.co.nz/fmnz/35275/
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* Britomart Farmers market on Saturday 8am - 12:30pm  http://www.britomart.org/city-farmers-market  google+ https://plus.google.com/102403961790008849161/about?gl=nz&hl=en
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* Parnell Farmers market - behind the jubilee building on Sundays 8am - noon http://www.parnell.org.nz/Parnell-Trust-Farmers-Market-Auckland.htm  google+ https://plus.google.com/+ParnellFarmersMarketAuckland/?hl=en
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* La Cigale French Market in Parnell. on Sat + sundays St Georges Bay Rd. Can walk from carlaw park accommodations. Doesn't comply with "farmers market" rules. La Cigale (the shop which started the market) has imported french cheeses and wines as well as other kitchenware. However there's many stalls there that would comply within the NZ farmers market regulations.
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Very very good market. There's a glutenfree sausage stall there too.
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When: every Saturday from 8am to 1.30pm and Sunday from 9am to 1.30pm.
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Web http://www.lacigale.co.nz/french-market/
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google+ https://plus.google.com/101268803893335286964/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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FB https://www.facebook.com/lacigalemarkets
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* Friday night market at Wynyard quarter
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* Farmers market web page http://www.farmersmarkets.org.nz/
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Further afield (for travellers) the Matakana market on Sat morning is worth
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visiting if you're on the way to visit the marine reserve at Leigh.
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*  Wellington City Market- there's a foodies market on sunday
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FB https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonCityMarket + Twitter https://twitter.com/thecitymarket
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== Pharmacies: ==
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This pharmacy is in the same bldg as Countdown. It is open 9am - 9pm  7 days a week (unlike the one at uni which closes around 5pm.
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Quay St Pharmacy
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Countdown Building
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76 Quay Street
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Auckland Central
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Phone +64(9) 280 6197
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Fax +64(9) 374 4577
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Email: qspharmacy@xtra.co.nz
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Store Hours
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Open 7 days 9 am to 9 pm
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Campus pharmacy
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https://plus.google.com/105334622712358473382/about?gl=nz&hl=en
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http://www.yelp.co.nz/biz/campus-pharmacy-auckland
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The Campus Pharmacy sells cosmetics, general medicines, toiletries, sports products, stamps, and phone cards. It also processes film and is an agent for NZ Post.
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Ground floor, Kate Edger Information Commons
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City Campus
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Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87935
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from https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/how-university-works/campuses-locations-transport/facilities-amenities.html
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== Doctors ==
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http://www.quaymed.co.nz/ lists their fees as $80
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http://www.quaymed.co.nz/practice-hours/patient-fees
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They are close (by the old railway station on Beach Rd)
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http://www.citymed.co.nz/  I rang to ask $85 for tourists (Same as the casual + not enrolled NZer + NZ PR)
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http://www.thefono.org/services-fees/fees/ (by St Patricks Square)
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Note: Casual + not enrolled applies to any person going to a GP that isn't their normal GP. So applies to ppl who travel from out of town.
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== Free wifi ==
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* Auckland City Free wifi service. The service is free to all users for 30 minutes per day, per device. Details http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/wifi/Pages/home.aspx
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* Auckland City libraries have free wifi http://www.aucklandlibraries.govt.nz/EN/services/computerservices/wifi/Pages/wifi.aspx
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* MacDonalds have free wifi.
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== Marine reserves near Auckland ==
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Leigh + Cathedral cove
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== Recreation/games ==
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* Paintball
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* 10 pin bowling
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both at sky city entertainment centre on queen st.
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* Swimming - Tepid baths and Parnell Baths. IIRC Both have casual rates and gym too.
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Both are auckland city facilities but when I called to check, was told they allow anyone to use. not just auckland city residents.
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** Tepid Baths. web https://aucklandleisure.co.nz/locations/central/tepid-baths/
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address 100 Customs St W. Prices https://aucklandleisure.co.nz/membership-and-prices/#TB  Casual price for gym is $20.70 pp. (not sure if it is per day or per session - ask)
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** Parnell Baths. google+ https://plus.google.com/115758260050007186962/about?hl=en&gl=nz Web http://www.clmnz.co.nz/parnellbaths/ Prices http://www.clmnz.co.nz/parnellbaths/contact/rates/
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This one is an outdoor pool and you see auckland harbour.
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** Gym
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* Tepid + Parnell Baths have gym.
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* University of Auckland Recreation centre has casual workout rate for non students at $20
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http://www.universitysport.auckland.ac.nz/en/membership.html
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* jogging - check email I sent to chat list on jogging
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* Walking + Tramping tracks in Auckland http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/walkingtracks/Pages/home.aspx
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* Fergs kayak
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Revision as of 22:30, 6 January 2015

< Main Page < Delegate Information < Accommodation

Registration Information: http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation

Late night arrivals:

If you are arriving at your accommodation outside of their regular reception hours, please leave your details here so we can organise out-of-hours reception.

Uni Halls

Reception hours: 8am - 8pm.

After hours phone: 027 676 4862

(your name, date & time of arrival)

James (Ender) Brown, Fri 09/01, ~10:30PM

Jonathan Woithe, Sat 10th, 20:00-2100 (plane arrives 18:55)

Himangi Saraogi, Sun 11th, ~16:00 (plane arrives 14:50)

Douglas Bagnall, Sun 11th, ~21:30 (plane arrives 20:30)

Alastair D'Silva (@evildeece Alastair D'Silva) Mon 12th, 01:00 (plane arrives 23:35 JQ205 (SYD to AKL))

Carlaw Park

Reception hours: 8:30-5pm and 6pm-7pm Monday to Friday, 11am-1pm Saturday and Sunday.

After hours phone: 027 707 9813

(your name, date & time of arrival)

  • Clinton Roy, Fri 9th, ~midnight (plane arrives 22:45)
  • Eyal Lebedinsky, Sat 10th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55)
  • Daniel Bryan, Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:00)
  • Hamish Coleman, Sun 11th, ~14:55 (plane arrives 12:55)
  • Ewen McNeill, Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:15)
  • Mark Ellem, Sun 11th, ~16:30 (plane arrives 15:10)
  • Mark Jessop, Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:15, then customs + travel)
  • Chris Edsall, Sun 11th, ~20:00 (plane arrives 19:00)
  • Peter Vesely, Sun 11th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55), early checkout on Sat 17th ~8:00am
  • Paul Warren, Sun 11th, ~22:30, plane arrives 20:50.
  • Mike Carden, Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)

Clothes Washing

University Hall: Yes

"A large coin operated laundry is located on the basement level, equipped with plenty of washers and dryers. (Washing powder is not supplied, but can be purchased via the laundry vending machine or at nearby convenience stores). University Hall Apartments also have laundry and lounge facilities." Source: Facilities section of http://www.accommodation.auckland.ac.nz/en/ac-visitors/ac-summer-2/ac-visiting-students.html#59385b0623e91baf6d145a6244e4ac5b


Carlaw Park: Communal coin operated laundries are available in room 833.

Non-campus laundromat: http://www.bubbleslaundromat.co.nz/

137 Hobson Street Auckland Central Open 6am to Midnight. Self-service laundromat. Large washing machine load - $6 Commercial extra large washing machine load - $10 Commercial dryers $2 per 10mins. Normal household load, Wash & Dry - $10 to $12 total. Note changer onsite to change notes into $2 coins for use in all machines. Soap powder dispenser available. Parking out front. Open 6am to Midnight every day of the year!