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* Australian High Commission
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** Webpage http://www.newzealand.embassy.gov.au/wltn/home.html
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** Contact details for for Aust Consulate General in Auckland http://www.australia.org.nz/wltn/media.html
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** Travel Advice for NZ http://smartraveller.gov.au/zw-cgi/view/Advice/New_Zealand
  
Given that the '''Stardome Planetarium Observatory''' is situated handily close to the University of Auckland venue for LCA2015, I thought we'd organise an Astronomy BoF again this year to complement the Astronomy Miniconf.
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* US Embassy in NZ
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** Web page http://newzealand.usembassy.gov/
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** Consulate Auckland http://newzealand.usembassy.gov/american_citizen.html
  
Stardome has a [http://www.stardome.org.nz/whats-on/gallery-exhibits/ gallery/exhibits], and runs a [http://www.stardome.org.nz/events/the-summer-night-sky/ planetarium show on the summer night sky] at 8pm. After the planetarium show, there is [http://www.stardome.org.nz/whats-on/telescope-viewing/ telescope viewing available] which included amateur-grade telescopes in the courtyard, or the option of viewing through the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stardome_Observatory#Facilities Zeiss 0.5m telescope] for a small extra fee.
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* Russian Embassy
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** Russian Embassy webpage http://www.newzealand.mid.ru/index.html
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** Listing this because MFAT search doesn't list the right web page
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** Address: 57 Messines Road, Karori, Wellington. tel. (04) 476 6113 (except consular questions). fax (04) 476 3843. email: russia@clear.net.nz
  
Please feel free to update this page to include/suggest other options.
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* Where to find representatives of other countries
 
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** http://www.mfat.govt.nz/Embassies/2-Foreign-representatives-to-NZ/Diplomatic-and-Consular-List.php
 
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** Note: Many list their various offices if there's more than one. However if the listing is for just the main embassy or office in Wellington/elsewhere with a web address for the consulate, check out that web address for more info. They may have representation in Auckland.
Cheers,
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Jessica Smith (Astronomy Miniconf organiser)
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== Details ==
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* '''Date:''' Thursday 15th January, 2015
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* '''Time:''' Assemble at 6:45pm at University of Auckland, leave at 7:00pm, planetarium session starts at 8:00pm
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* '''Costs:''' Planetarium show is $10, Zeiss telescope viewing is $8, gallery entry is free
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* '''Location:''' Stardome Planetarium Observatory, 670 Manukau Rd, Royal Oak, Auckland 1023 (approx 7km from University of Auckland)
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* '''Travel:''' We'll need to arrange transport (locals with vehicles) or arrange to catch cabs
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== Expression of interest ==
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Add yourself here. If you have a vehicle and can take passengers, please indicate the number of passengers you can take with you.
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* Jessica Smith (no vehicle)
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* Sharon Harnett (no vehicle)
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* Stefan Krist (no vehicle)
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* Daniel Hall (no vehicle)
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* Katrina Szetey (no vehicle)
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* Stuart Young (no vehicle)
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* Jed Murzello (no vehicle)
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Revision as of 06:56, 5 January 2015

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  • Russian Embassy
    • Russian Embassy webpage http://www.newzealand.mid.ru/index.html
    • Listing this because MFAT search doesn't list the right web page
    • Address: 57 Messines Road, Karori, Wellington. tel. (04) 476 6113 (except consular questions). fax (04) 476 3843. email: russia@clear.net.nz