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{{Trail|About|Auckland}}
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Auckland's public transport system is mostly organised by [https://at.govt.nz Auckland Transport], which has a unified ticketing system called the [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/at-hop-card AT HOP card].
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* A reusable prepay smart card for travel on trains, ferries and buses around Auckland.
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* Save money on fares - at least 20% discount off adult single trip cash fares (excludes NiteRider and Airbus Express bus services and Waiheke ferry services).
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* Free City LINK buses - AT HOP cards travel free on red City LINK buses as long as you have a positive or zero balance, otherwise you need to pay the cash fare.
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* Load a concession for discounted fares
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* Eligible registered AT HOP users can enjoy [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/at-hop-card/at-hop-wifi free WiFi] at train stations and selected bus stations and ferry terminals across Auckland (1 GB per day).
  
You might also be able to use the info below to connect up with people who are on the same flight as you, arrange taxi shares, and so on, so '''leave some contact info''' in the entries that you create.
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== By bus ==
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=== Central city buses ===
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The [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/bus-services/link-bus-service/ LINK buses] loop around the city anti-clockwise.  There are three routes all at a reasonable price:
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* City LINK - Red, $0.50, every 7-10 minutes.  This goes up and down Queen St.
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* Inner LINK - Green, $2, every 10-15 minutes.  This goes around the CBD (Central Business Area) and out to New Market.
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* Outer LINK - Orange, $2 to $4, every 15 minutes.  This goes up and down Queen St.
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=== Buses going further ===
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There are many other buses that go out to the suburbs, see the [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/ Auckland Transport (AT) website] for more details. They have an online [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/journey-planner journey planner] to calculate which bus services you need to catch, from where, to get to your destination.
  
===Arrivals===
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'''Tip:''' Google maps directions work well with the Auckland Transport system.
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Additional Tip: Never trust google maps for transit!
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of arrival''' in Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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== By train ==
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Cash payments are no longer processed on board the train, so you will have to purchase your ticket before you get on a train. See the [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/train-services Auckland Transport (AT) website] for more details. The nearest train station to the LCA venue is Britmart, which is 1.348kms away, or 20 mins walk from the OGGB, located at the bottom of Queen Street.
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== By ferry ==
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There are several ferry operators available in Auckland, and you will need to locate the appropriate ticketing office for the service you wish to use. See the [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/ferry-services Auckland Transport (AT) website] for more details. The nearest ferry terminal to the LCA venue is 1.6km away, or 23 mins walk from the OGGB, located at the bottom of Queen Street, beyond Britomart, and out onto Quay Street.
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== By taxi ==
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There are many taxi companies available in Auckland, and you can hail a cab right off the street, walk to your nearest taxi rank, or call and book a cab by telephone. Some taxi companies allow you to book online, some have smartphone apps, and there are independent apps as well, that aren't tied to any particular taxi company. Then there's [[wikipedia:Uber_(company)|Uber]], which also has a presence in Auckland.
  
==== Wednesday 7 Jan ====
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CCTV cameras have become compulsory in taxi cabs throughout NZ since 1 August 2011, so expect to be under surveillance at all times in your cab.
* 22:05 QF 147 (from Sydney)
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
** Steve Walsh
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!Name!!Phone!!Yelp<ref group="n">Crowdsourced user reviews and recommendations at [https://yelp.co.nz Yelp.co.nz]</ref>!!Flagfall!!Day||Night<ref group="t">Please note that night tariffs are generally more expensive than day rates, due to the additional risk to drivers.</ref>!!EFT<ref group="n">Shows whether ''All'', ''Some'', or ''None'' of the company's taxis have EFT-POS available within the cabs.</ref>||OGGB → MOTAT<ref group="n">A rough estimate was requested by [[User:Augur_.|<font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font>]] via telephone on 31-Dec, for the Penguin Dinner on Wednesday 14<sup>th</sup> Jan at 6pm, one-way, for 2 passengers.</ref>
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|[http://www.cooptaxi.co.nz Auckland Co-op Taxis]||300 3000||<span style="display:none;">2.5</span><span class="plainlinks">{{fs}}{{fs}}{{hs}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.yelp.co.nz/biz/auckland-cooperative-taxi-society-auckland (3 Reviews)]</span>||$3.00||$2.60<ref group="t">'''Auckland Co-op Taxis Tariff 1:''' 5am - 7pm Mon-Fri</ref><ref group="t">'''Auckland Co-op Taxis Tariff 2:''' Special rate for cardholder / members only</ref>||$2.75<ref group="t">'''Auckland Co-op Taxis Tariff 3:''' 7pm - 5am Mon-Sun</ref>||All||$22.00
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|-
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|[http://www.corporatecabs.co.nz Corporate Cabs]||377 0773||<span style="display:none;">0</span><span class="plainlinks">{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.yelp.co.nz/biz/corporate-cabs-auckland (0 Reviews)]</span>||$6.00||$2.83<ref group="t">'''Corporate Cabs Tariff 1:''' 5am - 7pm Mon-Fri</ref>||$3.01<ref group="t">'''Corporate Cabs Tariff 2:''' All other times</ref>||All||$35.00-$40.00
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|-
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|[http://www.vipcabs.co.nz VIP Cabs Limited]||377 5050||<span style="display:none;"></span><span class="plainlinks">{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.yelp.co.nz (0 Reviews)]</span>||$3.00||$3.10<ref group="t">'''VIP Cabs Limited Single Tariff:''' No extra charge for after-hours travel</ref>|| ||Some||$19.00
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|-
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|[http://www.dialacab.co.nz Dial A Cab Limited]||355 3000||<span style="display:none;">0</span><span class="plainlinks">{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.yelp.co.nz/biz/dial-a-cab-auckland (0 Reviews)]</span>||$3.00||$2.99<ref group="t">'''Dial A Cab Limited Single Tariff:''' No extra charge for after-hours travel</ref>|| || ||$20.00
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|-
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|[http://www.greencabs.co.nz Green Cabs Limited]||0508 447 336||<span style="display:none;">4.5</span><span class="plainlinks">{{fs}}{{fs}}{{fs}}{{fs}}{{hs}} [http://www.yelp.co.nz/biz/green-cabs-auckland (2 Reviews)]</span>||$3.00||$2.65<ref group="t">'''Green Cabs Limited Tariff 1:''' 5am - 7pm Mon-Fri</ref>||$2.80<ref group="t">'''Green Cabs Limited Tariff 2:''' 7pm - 5am Mon-Sun</ref>||All||$25.00
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|-
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|[http://www.aucklandtaxiservice.co.nz ATS Auckland Taxi Service]||845 4666||<span style="display:none;"></span><span class="plainlinks">{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.yelp.co.nz (0 Reviews)]</span>||$2.99||$3.10<ref group="t">'''ATS Auckland Taxi Service Single Tariff:''' No extra charge for after-hours travel</ref>|| ||All||$35.00-$40.00
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|}
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{| class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed wikitable"
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!Table information
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|-
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=== Notes ===
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<references group="n" />
  
==== Friday 9 Jan ====
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=== Tariffs and Times ===
* 06:30 NZ 176 (from Perth)
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<references group="t" />
** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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** Delan Azabani
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** Brock York
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** Josh Batchelor
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** Luke Mercuri
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** Clayton Johnson
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** Matthew Pen
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* 15:30 NZ 5 (LAX to AKL)
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** [http://alasdairallan.com Alasdair Allan]
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* 20:50 VA7445 (SYD to AKL)
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** James 'Ender' Brown
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* 22:45 VA7434 (BNE to AKL)
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** Clinton Roy
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==== Saturday 10 Jan ====
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== By bicycle ==
* 14:35 EK434 (BNE to AKL)
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lanes, tracks, repairs, racks
** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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== By alternate means ==
* 17:15 NZ124 (MEL to AKL)
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booking, timetables, fares
** [[User:Christopher Neugebauer|Christopher Neugebauer]]
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== By car ==
* 17:30 NZ136 (BNE to AKL)
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car rental, petrol stations, parking, road rules, safety
** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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=== Parking at venue ===
* 20:50 VA7418 (PER to AKL)
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The building we are using at the University of Auckland (OGGB) has a 5 level 1000 park carpark in the basement. General [https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/how-university-works/campuses-locations-transport/campus-parking-options.html parking rates] apply.
** Byron Jones (glob)
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==== Sunday 11 Jan ====
 
* 00:45 VA160 (BNE to AKL)
 
** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar] (from VA1393 departing ADL)
 
** Michael Wheeler (from VA1712 departing GLT)
 
* 05:45 JQ215 (MEL to AKL)
 
** Michael Cordover (aka mjec)
 
* 08:00 QF111 (PER to AKL)
 
** [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]]
 
* 13:05 NZ4994 (HKG to AKL)
 
** Jussi Pakkanen (from LH730 departing MUC)
 
* 13:45 QF8762 (also EK406) (MEL to AKL)
 
** George Patterson
 
** Kevin Collas-Arundell (@kcollasarundell|tacticus)
 
* 14:15 NZ454 (WLG to AKL)
 
** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
 
** [[User:Ewen McNeill|Ewen McNeill]]
 
* 14:35 QF8770/EK434 (BNE to AKL)
 
** Jared Ring
 
* 14:50 NZ102 (SYD to AKL)
 
** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
 
* 14:55 QF143 (SYD to AKL)
 
** Mike Carden
 
* 15:25 VA148 (MEL to AKL)
 
** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith]
 
** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
 
** [[User:Tim Serong|Tim Serong]] ([https://twitter.com/tserong @tserong])
 
* 17:15 NZ124 (MEL to AKL)
 
** Mark Jessop (@darksidelemm - from VA206 departing ADL)
 
* 17:30 JQ213 (MEL to AKL)
 
** David Bell (@dtbell91)
 
** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
 
** Mike Abrahall (@mijofa1)
 
** Josh Mesilane (@zindello)
 
* 17:30 VA7436 (BNE to AKL)
 
** Ryan Stuart (@rstuart85) - have a free entry pass to the Virgin Lounge for anyone else on this flight. Contact me for details.
 
* 18:20 VA7452/NZ972 (ADL to AKL)
 
** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
 
** Thomas Sprinkmeier
 
* 19:25 JQ260 (WLG to AKL)
 
** Jim (James) Whittaker
 
* 20:30 NZ476 (WLG to AKL)
 
** Douglas Bagnall
 
* 20:50 NZ118 (SYD to AKL)
 
** [[User:Paul Warren|Paul Warren]]
 
  
===Departures===
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However there is basically no "all week" parking for those driving in from out of town for the whole conference and wanting to leave their car somewhere for the whole week of the conference.  The limited "student parking" that the residences have is all taken by summer students already (confirmed by University of Auckland accommodation team 2014-11-17).  All the surrounding streets are time limited parking at least during the day.  There is no known "rent for just one week, at a week rate" parking buildings/locations nearby.
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of departure''' from Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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If you are planning on driving from out of town your best option is probably to park in one of the outer suburbs (outside all the parking restrictions) at the start of the week, then take public transport back into the centre (for the university). Possibly near where a friend, or extended family member lives, so they can check on your car periodically; if you don't know anyone in Auckland maybe you can make a friend on the LCA2015 chat list? :-)
 
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==== Friday 16 Jan ====
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*19:55 JQ283 (AKL to WLG)
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** Jim (James) Whittaker
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* 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith] (Changing to EK407 on Saturday)
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==== Saturday 17 Jan ====
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* 07:00 NZ101 (AKL to SYD)
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** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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* 07:35 JQ202 (AKL to SYD)
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** Michael Cordover (aka mjec)
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* 09:00 VA7403 (AKL to SYD)
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** [[User:Tim Serong|Tim Serong]] ([https://twitter.com/tserong @tserong])
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* 09:30 NZ135 (AKL to BNE)
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** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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* 10:00 NZ721 (AKL to MEL)
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** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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* 10:40 NZ4 (AKL to LAX)
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** [http://alasdairallan.com Alasdair Allan]
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* 10:50 QF112 (AKL to PER)
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** [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]]
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* 11:00 QF182 (AKL to SYD)
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** Mike Carden
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* 13:00 VA7419 (AKL to SYD)
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** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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** Mark Jessop (@darksidelemm - then onto ADL on VA436)
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* 13:00 NZ119 (AKL to SYD) (Possibly same plane as previous)
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** [[User:Paul Warren|Paul Warren]]
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* 13:00 NZ439 (AKL to WLG)
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** Douglas Bagnall
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** [[User:Ewen McNeill|Ewen McNeill]]
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* 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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** Byron Jones (glob)
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* 14:30 NZ4995 (AKL to HKG)
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** Jussi Pakkanen
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* 14:45 VA7439 (AKL to BNE)
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** Ryan Stuart (@rstuart85) - have a free entry pass to the Virgin Lounge for anyone else on this flight. Contact me for details.
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* 15:25 VA7425 (AKL to MEL)
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** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
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* 18:10 QF8771/EK435 (AKL to BNE)
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** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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** Jared Ring
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* 18:30 EK413 (AKL to SYD)
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** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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* 18:50 EK407 (AKL to MEL)
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** Kathy Reid (@kathyreid) and Sue Reid
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* 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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** David Bell (@dtbell91)
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** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
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** Mike Abrahall (@mijofa1)
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** Josh Mesilane (@zindello)
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==== Sunday 18 Jan ====
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* 08:15 QF142 (AKL to SYD)
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** Steve Walsh
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* 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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** James 'Ender' Brown
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* 16:00 VA7434 (WLG to BNE)
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** Clinton Roy
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* 18:40 VA0729/NZ0729 (AKL to MEL)
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** Bianca Gibson
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==== Monday 19 Jan ====
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* 14:25 NZ175 (AKL to PER)
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** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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** Delan Azabani
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** Brock York
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** Josh Batchelor
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** Luke Mercuri
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** Clayton Johnson
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** Matthew Pen
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==== Sunday 25 Jan ====
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* 08:20 VA7453 (AKL to ADL)
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** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar]
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* 09:30 VA7435 (AKL to BNE)
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** Michael Wheeler
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Revision as of 17:00, 6 January 2015

< Main Page < About < Auckland

Auckland's public transport system is mostly organised by Auckland Transport, which has a unified ticketing system called the AT HOP card.

  • A reusable prepay smart card for travel on trains, ferries and buses around Auckland.
  • Save money on fares - at least 20% discount off adult single trip cash fares (excludes NiteRider and Airbus Express bus services and Waiheke ferry services).
  • Free City LINK buses - AT HOP cards travel free on red City LINK buses as long as you have a positive or zero balance, otherwise you need to pay the cash fare.
  • Load a concession for discounted fares
  • Eligible registered AT HOP users can enjoy free WiFi at train stations and selected bus stations and ferry terminals across Auckland (1 GB per day).

By bus

Central city buses

The LINK buses loop around the city anti-clockwise. There are three routes all at a reasonable price:

  • City LINK - Red, $0.50, every 7-10 minutes. This goes up and down Queen St.
  • Inner LINK - Green, $2, every 10-15 minutes. This goes around the CBD (Central Business Area) and out to New Market.
  • Outer LINK - Orange, $2 to $4, every 15 minutes. This goes up and down Queen St.

Buses going further

There are many other buses that go out to the suburbs, see the Auckland Transport (AT) website for more details. They have an online journey planner to calculate which bus services you need to catch, from where, to get to your destination.

Tip: Google maps directions work well with the Auckland Transport system. Additional Tip: Never trust google maps for transit!

By train

Cash payments are no longer processed on board the train, so you will have to purchase your ticket before you get on a train. See the Auckland Transport (AT) website for more details. The nearest train station to the LCA venue is Britmart, which is 1.348kms away, or 20 mins walk from the OGGB, located at the bottom of Queen Street.

By ferry

There are several ferry operators available in Auckland, and you will need to locate the appropriate ticketing office for the service you wish to use. See the Auckland Transport (AT) website for more details. The nearest ferry terminal to the LCA venue is 1.6km away, or 23 mins walk from the OGGB, located at the bottom of Queen Street, beyond Britomart, and out onto Quay Street.

By taxi

There are many taxi companies available in Auckland, and you can hail a cab right off the street, walk to your nearest taxi rank, or call and book a cab by telephone. Some taxi companies allow you to book online, some have smartphone apps, and there are independent apps as well, that aren't tied to any particular taxi company. Then there's Uber, which also has a presence in Auckland.

CCTV cameras have become compulsory in taxi cabs throughout NZ since 1 August 2011, so expect to be under surveillance at all times in your cab.

Name Phone Yelp[n 1] Flagfall Day Night[t 1] EFT[n 2] OGGB → MOTAT[n 3]
Auckland Co-op Taxis 300 3000 2.5Farm-Fresh-bullet-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-half-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.png (3 Reviews) $3.00 $2.60[t 2][t 3] $2.75[t 4] All $22.00
Corporate Cabs 377 0773 0Farm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.png (0 Reviews) $6.00 $2.83[t 5] $3.01[t 6] All $35.00-$40.00
VIP Cabs Limited 377 5050 Farm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.png (0 Reviews) $3.00 $3.10[t 7] Some $19.00
Dial A Cab Limited 355 3000 0Farm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.png (0 Reviews) $3.00 $2.99[t 8] $20.00
Green Cabs Limited 0508 447 336 4.5Farm-Fresh-bullet-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-half-star.png (2 Reviews) $3.00 $2.65[t 9] $2.80[t 10] All $25.00
ATS Auckland Taxi Service 845 4666 Farm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.pngFarm-Fresh-bullet-empty-star.png (0 Reviews) $2.99 $3.10[t 11] All $35.00-$40.00
Table information

Notes

  1. Crowdsourced user reviews and recommendations at Yelp.co.nz
  2. Shows whether All, Some, or None of the company's taxis have EFT-POS available within the cabs.
  3. A rough estimate was requested by ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ via telephone on 31-Dec, for the Penguin Dinner on Wednesday 14th Jan at 6pm, one-way, for 2 passengers.

Tariffs and Times

  1. Please note that night tariffs are generally more expensive than day rates, due to the additional risk to drivers.
  2. Auckland Co-op Taxis Tariff 1: 5am - 7pm Mon-Fri
  3. Auckland Co-op Taxis Tariff 2: Special rate for cardholder / members only
  4. Auckland Co-op Taxis Tariff 3: 7pm - 5am Mon-Sun
  5. Corporate Cabs Tariff 1: 5am - 7pm Mon-Fri
  6. Corporate Cabs Tariff 2: All other times
  7. VIP Cabs Limited Single Tariff: No extra charge for after-hours travel
  8. Dial A Cab Limited Single Tariff: No extra charge for after-hours travel
  9. Green Cabs Limited Tariff 1: 5am - 7pm Mon-Fri
  10. Green Cabs Limited Tariff 2: 7pm - 5am Mon-Sun
  11. ATS Auckland Taxi Service Single Tariff: No extra charge for after-hours travel

By bicycle

lanes, tracks, repairs, racks

By alternate means

booking, timetables, fares

By car

car rental, petrol stations, parking, road rules, safety

Parking at venue

The building we are using at the University of Auckland (OGGB) has a 5 level 1000 park carpark in the basement. General parking rates apply.


However there is basically no "all week" parking for those driving in from out of town for the whole conference and wanting to leave their car somewhere for the whole week of the conference. The limited "student parking" that the residences have is all taken by summer students already (confirmed by University of Auckland accommodation team 2014-11-17). All the surrounding streets are time limited parking at least during the day. There is no known "rent for just one week, at a week rate" parking buildings/locations nearby.

If you are planning on driving from out of town your best option is probably to park in one of the outer suburbs (outside all the parking restrictions) at the start of the week, then take public transport back into the centre (for the university). Possibly near where a friend, or extended family member lives, so they can check on your car periodically; if you don't know anyone in Auckland maybe you can make a friend on the LCA2015 chat list? :-)