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== General ==
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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.
  
The conference takes place during the New Zealand summer.
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.
  
* The average temperature in January is 19.1 °C, while the average high is 23.1 °C, although it can get as high as 30 °C.  The overnight low can get as low as 10 °C so it is worth taking something warm just in case.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland]
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Best for data-only would be 2degrees. [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs NZ$99] for 12GB.
* Auckland can get very humid during summer, so light clothing is recommended.
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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.
* The UV radiation in New Zealand is very high, you should wear sunscreen/hat if you are outside.
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==Weather forcasts==
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* [http://www.metservice.com/towns-cities/auckland/auckland-central Metservice]
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'''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.

Revision as of 10:32, 11 October 2014

There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand (Spark (was Telecom/XT), Vodafone, 2degrees), as well as virtual network operators (Skinny). All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.

All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.

Best for data-only would be 2degrees. NZ$99 for 12GB. 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.


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.

Note Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.

Note Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.