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== Emergency numbers ==
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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 New Zealand number for all emergencies is 111'''. This connects you to the police, ambulance and fire service.
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.
  
You can call 111 free from cellphones, landlines and phone boxes. Note: you can still call 111 even if you've run out of money on your cellphone.
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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.
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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.
  
== Non-emergencies ==
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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.
  
For non-emergency calls to the police (for example, when a burglary has already taken place and the burglars are no longer at the scene), call Auckland City District Headquarters on +64 9 302 6400. Or you can go to the city station located at the corner of Cook and Vincent Streets in central Auckland.
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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.
  
== Incidents on the University campus ==
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'''Note''' Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.
 
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If an incident takes place on the University campus you can telephone University Security on +64 9 373 7599 extension 85000, or dial 85000 directly if you use an internal University telephone.
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== Medical Emergancies ==
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The Auckland Hostipal has an Emergency Department.  Note: this may come at a cost to non-residents.
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Phone: (09) 367 0000
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Website: http://www.adhb.govt.nz
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Address:
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  Auckland City Hospital
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  2 Park Road
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  Grafton
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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.