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<strong>Internet Access</strong>
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{{Trail|Delegate Information|Accommodation}}
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Registration Information: http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation
  
==At the Conference Venue==  
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== Late night arrivals: ==
  
Throughout the University of Auckland, there will be an additional SSID available to conference delegates.  This will be advertised at all campus locations where there is normally WiFi access, including the OGG Building.
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If you are arriving at your accommodation outside of their regular reception hours, please leave your details here so we can organise out-of-hours reception.
  
The Wireless network will give delegates unfiltered Internet access via NAT.
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=== Uni Halls ===
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'''Reception hours: 8am - 8pm. '''
  
* Wireless SSID: <strong>LCA2015</strong>
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'''After hours phone: 027 676 4862'''
* Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz.  802.11n 5GHz recommended.
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* Password: <i>This will be given to delegates</i>
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==University Accommodation==
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(your name, date & time of arrival)
  
<strong>Carlaw Park</strong>
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James (Ender) Brown, Fri 09/01, ~10:30PM
  
Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as in the conference venue.
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Andrew Bartlett, Fri 9th, plane arrives 6:30PM
  
<strong>University Hall</strong>
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Brett James, Sat 10th, Plane arrives 17:10
  
Wireless access is provided here in common areas only.
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Jonathan Woithe, Sat 10th, 20:00-2100 (plane arrives 18:55)
  
Please note that wired network ports in the rooms are connected to the University ResNet, which requires a University ID and authentication to connect to the Internet, and so should not be used.
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Himangi Saraogi, Sun 11th, ~16:00 (plane arrives 14:50)
  
==Other Accommodation==
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David Bell (@dtbell91), Matt Cengia (@mattcen), and Mike Abrahall (@mijofa), Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:30)
  
For Internet access information in other accommodation not provided by LCA, please contact the accommodation provider.  Many hotels will offer wifi internet, but prices may vary. You will likely find getting a local 4G data plan faster and more reliable. See [[Phone and mobile data]].
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Douglas Bagnall, Sun 11th, ~21:30 (plane arrives 20:30)
  
== Auckland Free Wifi ==
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Alastair D'Silva ([https://twitter.com/evildeece @evildeece] [mailto:alastair@d-silva.org Alastair D'Silva]) Mon 12th, 01:00 (plane arrives 23:35 JQ205 (SYD to AKL))
* [http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/wifi/Pages/home.aspx Auckland City Free wifi service]. The service is free to all users for 30 minutes per day, per device.  
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* [http://www.aucklandlibraries.govt.nz/EN/services/computerservices/wifi/Pages/wifi.aspx Auckland City libraries free wifi]  
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=== Carlaw Park ===
* [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/at-hop-card/at-hop-wifi/ Free wifi at Auckland's train stations, selection bus stations and ferry terminals.]
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'''Reception hours: 8:30-5pm and 6pm-7pm Monday to Friday, 11am-1pm Saturday and Sunday. '''
** Page above has details including where and how to get free wifi.
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** Wifi with registered AT HOP card
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'''After hours phone: 027 707 9813'''
** If you don't have AT HOP card, you will be able to connect to the free wifi service for 10 minutes a day
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* MacDonald's have free wifi. [https://mcdonalds.co.nz/find-us/restaurants McDonald's Restaurant locator page] allows you to find stores with wifi. Their [https://mcdonalds.co.nz/news/free-wifi free wifi page] links to FAQ (that is in pdf)
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(your name, date & time of arrival; try to sort by arrival time)
* Skycity Metro Entertainment Centre.
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** Address: 291-297 Queen St, Auckland CBD. [https://plus.google.com/115646804814467314580/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]  
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* Clinton Roy, Fri 9th, ~midnight (plane arrives 22:45)
* Remedy Cafe, 1 Wellesley St W, Auckland CBD. Opposite Civic. [https://plus.google.com/108654147062667531846/about?gl=nz&hl=en google+], [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Remedy-Coffee/134703853265719 Facebook]
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* Eyal Lebedinsky, Sat 10th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55)
* [http://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/box.aspx Box Cafe at Aotea Centre]. Overlooks Aotea Square.
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* Michael Ellery, Sat 10th, ~22:30 (plane arrives 20:50)
* Elliot Stables has free wifi
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* [[user:Cindy Pallares Quezada|Cindy Pallares]], Sun 11th, ~8:00 (plane arrives 6:00)
* Gather and Hunt's [http://gatherandhunt.co.nz/Stories/best-caf%C3%A9s-office best cafés to office in] lists 7 cafes with free wifi.
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* [[user:Daniel Bryan|Daniel Bryan]], Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:00)
* Cafes with free wifi: [http://www.yelp.co.nz/search?find_desc=coffee+shops+free+wifi&find_loc=Auckland#l=p:NZ-AUK:Auckland::Auckland_CBD Yelp list]
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* [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]], Sun 11th, ~10:00 (plane arrives 08:00, then customs + travel)
* FourSquare list of [https://foursquare.com/parag/list/cafes-with-wifi-access-in-auckland cafes with WiFi access in Auckland]
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* Hamish Coleman, Sun 11th, ~14:55 (plane arrives 12:55)
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* Ewen McNeill, Sun 11th, ~15:45 (plane arrives 14:15)
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* [mailto:mike.carden@gmail.com Mike Carden], Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)
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* [mailto:seven@me.com Sam Desmond], Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)
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* Mark Ellem, Sun 11th, ~16:30 (plane arrives 15:10)
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* Mark Jessop, Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:15, then customs + travel)
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* Chris Edsall, Sun 11th, ~20:00 (plane arrives 19:00)
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* [mailto:jason.white@kordia.co.nz Jase White], Sun 11th, ~20:00, (plane arrives 19:00)
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* [mailto:tony.halligan@kordia.co.nz Tony Halligan], Sun 11th, ~20:00, (plane arrives 19:00)
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* Peter Vesely, Sun 11th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55), early checkout on Sat 17th ~8:00am
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* Paul Warren, Sun 11th, ~22:30, plane arrives 20:50.
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* [mailto:tony.artemenko@gmail.com Anton Artemenko], Sun 11th, ~23:45 (plane arrives 22:45)
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* Darryl Bond, Sun 11th, ~23:45 (plane arrives 22:45)
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* [mailto:red@austin.ibm.com Antony (Red) Steel], Sun 11th ~23:30 (plane lands at 22:05)
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== Clothes Washing ==
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University Hall: Yes
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"A large coin operated laundry is located on the basement level, equipped with plenty of washers and dryers. (Washing powder is not supplied, but can be purchased via the laundry vending machine or at nearby convenience stores).
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University Hall Apartments also have laundry and lounge facilities."
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Source: Facilities section of http://www.accommodation.auckland.ac.nz/en/ac-visitors/ac-summer-2/ac-visiting-students.html#59385b0623e91baf6d145a6244e4ac5b
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Carlaw Park: Communal coin operated laundries are available in room 833.
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Non-campus laundromat: http://www.bubbleslaundromat.co.nz/
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137 Hobson Street
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Auckland Central
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Open 6am to Midnight.
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Self-service laundromat.
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Large washing machine load - $6
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Commercial extra large washing machine load - $10
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Commercial dryers $2 per 10mins.
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Normal household load, Wash & Dry - $10 to $12 total.
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Note changer onsite to change notes into $2 coins for use in all machines.
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Soap powder dispenser available.
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Parking out front.
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Open 6am to Midnight every day of the year!
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==Amenities==
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This section is for information about what is available and what to bring.
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=== Uni Halls ===
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=== Carlaw Park ===
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'''This is from personal experience taken from a discussion on [http://lists.lca2015.linux.org.au/pipermail/chat/2015-January/000416.html the mailing list]'''
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Having already arrived at Carlaw Park, here is a brief run down of what we've got. We're in a 3 bedroom apartment. There is University Wifi AP which supported eduroam in the living area.
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Our kitchen has:
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* 4x Bowls, plates and cutlery
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* 1x Fry Pan, 2x Saucepans
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* Kitchen Towel and dishcloth
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* Stove and Oven
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* Fridge/Freezer
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* Microwave
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Living/dining area:
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* TV
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* Lounges for up to 6 people.
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* coffee table
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* dining table for 4 (round and small)
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In each bedroom there was:
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* Towel and face cloth
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* shampoo and soap
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* Full Bedding (2x sheets, Blanket with cover and 1 pillow)
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* Wardrobe (no hangers)
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* Desk with chair and light (on the wall above the desk)
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We immediately bought:
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* dish washing liquid
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* hand towel for the bathroom
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* hand soap
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* water bottle for cold water in the fridge
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The supermarket is about 10 minutes walk away. Hope that's helpful.

Revision as of 08:43, 9 January 2015

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Registration Information: http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation

Late night arrivals:

If you are arriving at your accommodation outside of their regular reception hours, please leave your details here so we can organise out-of-hours reception.

Uni Halls

Reception hours: 8am - 8pm.

After hours phone: 027 676 4862

(your name, date & time of arrival)

James (Ender) Brown, Fri 09/01, ~10:30PM

Andrew Bartlett, Fri 9th, plane arrives 6:30PM

Brett James, Sat 10th, Plane arrives 17:10

Jonathan Woithe, Sat 10th, 20:00-2100 (plane arrives 18:55)

Himangi Saraogi, Sun 11th, ~16:00 (plane arrives 14:50)

David Bell (@dtbell91), Matt Cengia (@mattcen), and Mike Abrahall (@mijofa), Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:30)

Douglas Bagnall, Sun 11th, ~21:30 (plane arrives 20:30)

Alastair D'Silva (@evildeece Alastair D'Silva) Mon 12th, 01:00 (plane arrives 23:35 JQ205 (SYD to AKL))

Carlaw Park

Reception hours: 8:30-5pm and 6pm-7pm Monday to Friday, 11am-1pm Saturday and Sunday.

After hours phone: 027 707 9813

(your name, date & time of arrival; try to sort by arrival time)

  • Clinton Roy, Fri 9th, ~midnight (plane arrives 22:45)
  • Eyal Lebedinsky, Sat 10th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55)
  • Michael Ellery, Sat 10th, ~22:30 (plane arrives 20:50)
  • Cindy Pallares, Sun 11th, ~8:00 (plane arrives 6:00)
  • Daniel Bryan, Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:00)
  • Andrew Buckeridge, Sun 11th, ~10:00 (plane arrives 08:00, then customs + travel)
  • Hamish Coleman, Sun 11th, ~14:55 (plane arrives 12:55)
  • Ewen McNeill, Sun 11th, ~15:45 (plane arrives 14:15)
  • Mike Carden, Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)
  • Sam Desmond, Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)
  • Mark Ellem, Sun 11th, ~16:30 (plane arrives 15:10)
  • Mark Jessop, Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:15, then customs + travel)
  • Chris Edsall, Sun 11th, ~20:00 (plane arrives 19:00)
  • Jase White, Sun 11th, ~20:00, (plane arrives 19:00)
  • Tony Halligan, Sun 11th, ~20:00, (plane arrives 19:00)
  • Peter Vesely, Sun 11th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55), early checkout on Sat 17th ~8:00am
  • Paul Warren, Sun 11th, ~22:30, plane arrives 20:50.
  • Anton Artemenko, Sun 11th, ~23:45 (plane arrives 22:45)
  • Darryl Bond, Sun 11th, ~23:45 (plane arrives 22:45)
  • Antony (Red) Steel, Sun 11th ~23:30 (plane lands at 22:05)

Clothes Washing

University Hall: Yes

"A large coin operated laundry is located on the basement level, equipped with plenty of washers and dryers. (Washing powder is not supplied, but can be purchased via the laundry vending machine or at nearby convenience stores). University Hall Apartments also have laundry and lounge facilities." Source: Facilities section of http://www.accommodation.auckland.ac.nz/en/ac-visitors/ac-summer-2/ac-visiting-students.html#59385b0623e91baf6d145a6244e4ac5b


Carlaw Park: Communal coin operated laundries are available in room 833.

Non-campus laundromat: http://www.bubbleslaundromat.co.nz/

137 Hobson Street Auckland Central Open 6am to Midnight. Self-service laundromat. Large washing machine load - $6 Commercial extra large washing machine load - $10 Commercial dryers $2 per 10mins. Normal household load, Wash & Dry - $10 to $12 total. Note changer onsite to change notes into $2 coins for use in all machines. Soap powder dispenser available. Parking out front. Open 6am to Midnight every day of the year!

Amenities

This section is for information about what is available and what to bring.

Uni Halls

Carlaw Park

This is from personal experience taken from a discussion on the mailing list

Having already arrived at Carlaw Park, here is a brief run down of what we've got. We're in a 3 bedroom apartment. There is University Wifi AP which supported eduroam in the living area.

Our kitchen has:

  • 4x Bowls, plates and cutlery
  • 1x Fry Pan, 2x Saucepans
  • Kitchen Towel and dishcloth
  • Stove and Oven
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave

Living/dining area:

  • TV
  • Lounges for up to 6 people.
  • coffee table
  • dining table for 4 (round and small)

In each bedroom there was:

  • Towel and face cloth
  • shampoo and soap
  • Full Bedding (2x sheets, Blanket with cover and 1 pillow)
  • Wardrobe (no hangers)
  • Desk with chair and light (on the wall above the desk)

We immediately bought:

  • dish washing liquid
  • hand towel for the bathroom
  • hand soap
  • water bottle for cold water in the fridge

The supermarket is about 10 minutes walk away. Hope that's helpful.