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<strong>Welcome to the Linux.conf.au 2015 wiki</strong>
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KiwiRail's Northern Explorer is a well-known scenic rain journey that operates three days a week from Auckland to Wellington.
  
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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A group of intrepid LCA delegates are taking the train down on Saturday 17 January.
  
If you are attending LCA2015 feel free to add and share information here for the benefit of all delegates.  
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[www.seat61.com/northern-explorer.htm Seat61] has a great summary of the journey.
  
To use this wiki, please [[Special:Userlogin|login]] using your ID from http://linux.conf.au<br/>
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== Tickets ==
  
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Are available from [http://kiwirailscenic.co.nz Kiwi Rail Scenic]
  
==About Linux.conf.au==
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If you don't live in NZ, the only ticket price available is the Flexi fare, which is NZD$199. Cheaper tickets, starting at NZD$139 at the time of writing are available for online booking from NZ, or if you do location spoofing. [https://hola.org/ Hola] seems to work just fine for this purpose.
* [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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They accept all the major credit cards including Amex.
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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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== Attending ==
* [[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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Please only list yourselves on this list once your ticket is booked. If at all possible, please list your name as it appears on your ticket, as I'll use this page to ask KiwiRail to seat as many of us together as possible.
* [[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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* Christopher Neugebauer
* [[Communication]] methods. - Keeping up with what is happening
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* Jack Scott
* [[Tutorials]] - 100 minutes on instruction, check what you need before you attend
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* Cory Thompson
* [[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 17:58, 8 December 2014

KiwiRail's Northern Explorer is a well-known scenic rain journey that operates three days a week from Auckland to Wellington.

A group of intrepid LCA delegates are taking the train down on Saturday 17 January.

[www.seat61.com/northern-explorer.htm Seat61] has a great summary of the journey.

Tickets

Are available from Kiwi Rail Scenic

If you don't live in NZ, the only ticket price available is the Flexi fare, which is NZD$199. Cheaper tickets, starting at NZD$139 at the time of writing are available for online booking from NZ, or if you do location spoofing. Hola seems to work just fine for this purpose.

They accept all the major credit cards including Amex.

Attending

Please only list yourselves on this list once your ticket is booked. If at all possible, please list your name as it appears on your ticket, as I'll use this page to ask KiwiRail to seat as many of us together as possible.

  • Christopher Neugebauer
  • Jack Scott
  • Cory Thompson