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<strong>Welcome to the Linux.conf.au 2015 wiki</strong>
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==Immigration requirements==
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* [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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* If you are from a visa-waiver country (including 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.
  
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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==Flying to Auckland==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Airport Auckland] is New Zealand's biggest airport, and the fourth 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.
  
If you are attending LCA2015 feel free to add and share information here for the benefit of all delegates.
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==Driving to Auckland==
 
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* It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland
To use this wiki, please [[Special:Userlogin|login]] using your ID from http://linux.conf.au<br/>
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== About ==
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: <small>''Main article: [[About]]''</small>
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=== [[LCA|About linux.conf.au]] ===
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{{#lst:About|lca}}
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=== [[LCA2015|About LCA2015]] ===
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{{#lst:About|lca2015}}
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=== [[Venue|About our venue]] ===
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{{#lst:About|venue}}
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=== [[Auckland|About Auckland]] ===
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{{#lst:About|auckland}}
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=== [[New Zealand|About New Zealand]] ===
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== Programme ==
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: <small>''Main article: [[Programme]]''</small>
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=== [[Programme#Formal|Formal activities during the conference]] ===
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=== [[Programme#Informal|Other activities during the conference]] ===
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{{#lst:Programme|informal}}
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== Delegate Information ==
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: <small>''Main article: [[Delegate Information]]''</small>
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=== [[Accommodation]] ===
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=== [[Childcare]] ===
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=== [[Eating and Drinking]] ===
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=== [[Shops and Supplies]] ===
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=== [[Communication]] ===
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{{#lst:Delegate Information|comms}}
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=== [[Medical Care]] ===
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{{#lst:Delegate Information|medical}}
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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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==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 02:44, 29 December 2014

Immigration requirements

  • Australian citizens and permanent residents do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
  • If you are from a visa-waiver country (including USA, most of the EU, Japan) and intending to visit for no more three months, then you do not need a visa.
  • Check the Immigration New Zealand website for details
  • 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.

Flying to Auckland

  • Auckland is New Zealand's biggest airport, and the fourth biggest in Australasia, meaning you can fly directly from any airport in the Pacific.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Driving to Auckland

  • It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland