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==Immigration requirements==
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= Airport to Venue =
* [http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/australiancitizensandresidents.htm Australian] citizens and permanent residents do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
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Auckland airport has busses, shuttles and taxis available. Note that the Auckland domestic and international airports are about 1 km apart, so ensure you take order a taxi to the correct location.
* Are you from a visa-waiver country (inlcuding USA, most of the EU, Japan,), and intending to visit for no more three months then you do not need a VISA
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* http://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/ToAndFromTheAirport/PublicTransport/TaxisAndShuttles.aspx
* Check the [http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/visit/ Immigration New Zealand website] for details
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* Uber has a fixed price $70 fare to or from Auckland Airport to an area which includes the University of Auckland (where the conference is held) and our accommodation.
* [http://www.customs.govt.nz/inprivate/Pages/default.aspx Customs] advice for visiting New Zealand. Note that New Zealand has stronger restrictions on bringing in food and other products that may host agricultural pests than most countries.
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==Flying to Auckland==
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== Airbus ==  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Airport Auckland] is New Zealands biggest airport, and the forth biggest in Australasia meaning you can fly directly from any airport in the Pacific.  
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* Cost $16 one way
* The conference is taking place near the summer holiday peak so you will need to book your flights and accommodation as early as possible to get the cheapest rates.
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* http://www.airbus.co.nz/
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* airport to the city - http://www.airbus.co.nz/pictures/map-1-horizontal.png
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* city to the airport - http://www.airbus.co.nz/pictures/map-2-horizontal.png
  
==Driving to Auckland==
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== Shuttles ==
* It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland
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* Cost $33 per person, one way.
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* https://www.supershuttle.co.nz/Default.aspx
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== Taxi ==
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* $75-$90
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* http://taxi.co.nz (pre-paid taxi)
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= Around Auckland =
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== Central City Busses ==
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The [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/bus-services/link-bus-service/ LINK busses] loop around the city anti-clockwise.  There are three routes all at a reasonable price:
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* City LINK - Red, $0.50, every 7-10 minutes.  This goes up and down Queen St.
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* Inner LINK - Green, $2, every 10-15 minutes.  This goes around the CBD (Central Business Area) and out to New Market.
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* Outer LINK - Orange, $2 to $4, every 15 minutes.  This goes up and down Queen St.
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== Busses going further ==
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There are many other busses that go out to the suburbs, see the [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/ Auckland Transport (AT) website] for more details. 
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'''Tip:''' Google maps directions work well with the Auckland Transport system.
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Additional Tip: Never trust google maps for transit!
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= Parking at venue =
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Link to FAQ question

Revision as of 22:26, 16 October 2014

Airport to Venue

Auckland airport has busses, shuttles and taxis available. Note that the Auckland domestic and international airports are about 1 km apart, so ensure you take order a taxi to the correct location.

Airbus

Shuttles

Taxi


Around Auckland

Central City Busses

The LINK busses loop around the city anti-clockwise. There are three routes all at a reasonable price:

  • City LINK - Red, $0.50, every 7-10 minutes. This goes up and down Queen St.
  • Inner LINK - Green, $2, every 10-15 minutes. This goes around the CBD (Central Business Area) and out to New Market.
  • Outer LINK - Orange, $2 to $4, every 15 minutes. This goes up and down Queen St.

Busses going further

There are many other busses that go out to the suburbs, see the Auckland Transport (AT) website for more details.

Tip: Google maps directions work well with the Auckland Transport system. Additional Tip: Never trust google maps for transit!

Parking at venue

Link to FAQ question