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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand (Spark (was Telecom/XT), Vodafone, 2degrees), as well as virtual network operators (Skinny).
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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.
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== Description ==
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Welcome to the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki hackathon page. We'll be meeting at the [http://www.aucklandlibraries.govt.nz/EN/Events/Events/pages/makerspacecentralcity.aspx Makerspace at Central City Library] on Saturday 3-Jan-2015 from 1pm-4pm, to hack on the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki. This will be a single, short burst of unified effort to work on the structure and content of the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki before the conference starts.
  
All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.
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== Attending ==
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The hackathon is open to any lca delegate, speaker, volunteer, or organiser to participate in, whether you can be there in person or not. [[User:Augur_.|<font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font>]] will be at the Makerspace between 1pm and 4pm, and would love to see as many Auckland-based helpers there as possible. We'll also register a temporary IRC channel on FreeNode during the event, called ##linux.conf.au-wiki, along with a Twitter hashtag of #lca2015wiki, which can be used for participants from outside of Auckland to communicate with those physically present at the Makerspace. There will be a computer set up at the Makerspace specifically to watch these channels, which any attendee at the Makerspace can use. {{newleft}}
  
Best for data-only would be 2degrees. [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs NZ$99] for 12GB.
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== Goals ==
For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.
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Please add to the list below, anything you think we should specifically be working on for the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki during the hackathon. We'll try to cover as much as possible during the event, but may not get around to everything on the list.
 
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* Floorplans for the OGGB building, showing locations of each room, the registration desk, amenities, etc
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* Maps of the surrounding area, showing the locations of the [[NICAI_info|NICAI]] and the [[Campus accommodation]] particularly
'''Note''' make sure we mention the Vodafone Travellers SIM as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home.
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'''Note''' Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.
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'''Note''' Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.
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Description

Welcome to the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki hackathon page. We'll be meeting at the Makerspace at Central City Library on Saturday 3-Jan-2015 from 1pm-4pm, to hack on the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki. This will be a single, short burst of unified effort to work on the structure and content of the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki before the conference starts.

Attending

The hackathon is open to any lca delegate, speaker, volunteer, or organiser to participate in, whether you can be there in person or not. ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ will be at the Makerspace between 1pm and 4pm, and would love to see as many Auckland-based helpers there as possible. We'll also register a temporary IRC channel on FreeNode during the event, called ##linux.conf.au-wiki, along with a Twitter hashtag of #lca2015wiki, which can be used for participants from outside of Auckland to communicate with those physically present at the Makerspace. There will be a computer set up at the Makerspace specifically to watch these channels, which any attendee at the Makerspace can use.

Goals

Please add to the list below, anything you think we should specifically be working on for the LCA2015 Delegate Wiki during the hackathon. We'll try to cover as much as possible during the event, but may not get around to everything on the list.

  • Floorplans for the OGGB building, showing locations of each room, the registration desk, amenities, etc
  • Maps of the surrounding area, showing the locations of the NICAI and the Campus accommodation particularly