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==Immigration requirements==
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<strong>Internet Access</strong>
* [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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* 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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* Check the [http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/visit/ Immigration New Zealand website] for details
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* [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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==At the Conference Venue==  
* [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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* 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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* Flying from the US? Remember that you're flying into the future! Don't forget to take this into account and check what day and local time you arrive.
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==Driving to Auckland==
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Throughout the University of Auckland, there will be an additional SSID available to conference delegates.  This will be advertised at all campus locations where there is normally WiFi access, including the OGG Building.
* It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland
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The Wireless network will give delegates unfiltered Internet access via NAT.
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* Wireless SSID: <strong>LCA2015</strong>
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* Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz.  802.11n 5GHz recommended.
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* Password: <i>This will be given to delegates</i>
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==University Accommodation==  
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<strong>Carlaw Park</strong>
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Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as in the conference venue.
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<strong>University Hall</strong>
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Wireless access is provided here in common areas only.
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Please note that wired network ports in the rooms are connected to the University ResNet, which requires a University ID and authentication to connect to the Internet, and so should not be used.
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==Other Accommodation==
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For Internet access information in other accommodation not provided by LCA, please contact the accommodation provider.  Many hotels will offer wifi internet, but prices may vary. You will likely find getting a local 4G data plan faster and more reliable. See [[Phone and mobile data]].

Revision as of 22:41, 16 October 2014

Internet Access

At the Conference Venue

Throughout the University of Auckland, there will be an additional SSID available to conference delegates. This will be advertised at all campus locations where there is normally WiFi access, including the OGG Building.

The Wireless network will give delegates unfiltered Internet access via NAT.

  • Wireless SSID: LCA2015
  • Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz. 802.11n 5GHz recommended.
  • Password: This will be given to delegates

University Accommodation

Carlaw Park

Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as in the conference venue.

University Hall

Wireless access is provided here in common areas only.

Please note that wired network ports in the rooms are connected to the University ResNet, which requires a University ID and authentication to connect to the Internet, and so should not be used.

Other Accommodation

For Internet access information in other accommodation not provided by LCA, please contact the accommodation provider. Many hotels will offer wifi internet, but prices may vary. You will likely find getting a local 4G data plan faster and more reliable. See Phone and mobile data.