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== About this page ==
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Lin Nah will be leaving you info + links here for putting up on the wiki. Yes it is as opposed to doing it myself. Some of them require organising, wording etc. Mostly info + links I already have and so it is a copy + paste without prettying it up. Some will be links to where to find the info. [[User:Lin Nah|Lin Nah]] ([[User talk:Lin Nah|talk]]) 22:49, 14 December 2014 (AEDT)
  
== Computer and Electronics shops ==
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= Stuff for wiki =
Places in Auckland where you can buy gear that is very close to the venue (can walk there or take a bus/taxi)
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* [http://pbtech.co.nz/ PB Tech] computer store.
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Assortment of content I'm chucking on this page.
** [http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?p=stores List of Stores] - click on Auckland Uni or Auckland City.
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Hopefully someone can take some time to put it in the righ tpages etc.
** Store at U of Auckland campus, Level 2, Kate Edger Information Commons, 9 Symonds St, Auckland CBD. Open Mon - Sat. [https://plus.google.com/+KateEdgerInformationCommonsAuckland/about Google+ for bldg]
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** 1st Fl, 105 Queen St, Auckland CBD  [https://plus.google.com/118086445876403306531/about Google+]. Open 7 Days.
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* [http://www.surplustronics.co.nz/ Surplustronics]. 520 Queen St, Auckland CBD. [https://plus.google.com/102459743318004716740/about Google+]. Catalogue online. [http://www.surplustronics.co.nz/stores Queen St store open Monday - Saturday]
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* [http://jaycar.co.nz/ Jaycar]. 231 Khyber Pass, Newmarket. [https://plus.google.com/117991664622103688699/about Google+]. [http://jaycar.co.nz/stores.asp open 7 days]. Catalogue online.
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* [http://pricespy.co.nz/ PriceSpy] is a NZ price comparison site that started started many years ago with comparisons of computer components + accessories.
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http://wikitravel.org/en/New_Zealand
  
== Pharmacies ==
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Some stuff todo here in the r/auckland FAQ http://www.reddit.com/r/auckland/wiki/index and r/nz faq http://www.reddit.com/r/newzealand/comments/1exkfs/faq_tourism_visiting_new_zealand/
While you'll be able to get some OTC medication like paracetamol, ibuprofen, lozenges at the supermarket, there are still some items that are only available at pharmacies, including any doctor's prescriptions that need to be filled.
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* Campus pharmacy (at University of Auckland)
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Maps: either Open streetmap or google map
** Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm or 6pm
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If someone is creating them
** Address: Ground floor, Kate Edger Information Commons, 9 Symonds St, Auckland. [https://plus.google.com/105334622712358473382/about Google+]
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** Phone Phone: +64 9 377 1991 or +64 9 373 7599 ext 87935
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** The Campus Pharmacy sells cosmetics, general medicines, toiletries, sports products, stamps, and phone cards. It also processes film and is an agent for NZ Post.
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* Quay St Pharmacy
 
** Hours: 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week.
 
** Address:  Countdown Building, 76 Quay St, Auckland Central. [https://plus.google.com/107318942159026452985/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page for that address]
 
** Phone +64 9 280 6197. Fax +64 9 374 4577. Email: qspharmacy@xtra.co.nz
 
  
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== Speciality foods ==
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SUpermarkets do have a lot of the organic, dairy free, gluten free(incl bread + pasta), sugarfree , and food for special diets. However there's other shops too.
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Eg if the bread/pasta/biscuits isn't in the bread/pasta section, check for the supermarket's speciality section or ask staff.
  
== Post office ==
 
* Campus pharmacy at University of Auckland is an agent for NZ post. See Pharmacies section.
 
  
== Supermarkets ==
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== Cheese ==  
There's 2 chains in the Auckland Central, Countdown and New World with 4 supermarkets between them. With all I'll try to add the google+ page so you have a link to the map to help you find them. There's also a few asian supermarkets in the CBD.
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Good selection at supermarket. Those that won awards usually have a label.
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* Cheese Award winners listed here http://www.nzsca.org.nz/cheese-awards/
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* 2014 cheese awards winners http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1403/S00116/dutch-trio-sweep-nz-cheese-awards.htm
  
=== Countdown ===
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* Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop
* Countdown has 2 supermarkets: Countdown Auckland City and Countdown Auckland Metro
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19 Shortland St, Auckland CBD  https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/
** If you hate shopping, you can order online and have the groceries delivered OR pick up from the supermarket.
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http://thefoodpornographer.com/2013/05/the-kapiti-store-auckland/
** Countdown Auckland City, on Quay St has both options (delivery or collect)
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** Page with info on click + collect http://shop.countdown.co.nz/Shop/Page/ClickAndCollect?ref=homepage
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** Page on delivery http://shop.countdown.co.nz/Shop/Page/Delivery?ref=homepage
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* La Cigale market - there's some french cheeses sold there.
  
* Countdown Auckland City (Quay St)
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== Bakeries in town ==
** Opening Hours Mon - Sun, 24 hours
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* Pandoro (queen st) 75 queen st http://www.pandoro.co.nz/Retail+Stores/Auckland/Queen+Street.html pdf of order form http://www.pandoro.co.nz/site/pandoro/PreOrder%20Autumn%2014Mar%202013.pdf
** Address: 76 Quay Street, Auckland City. Phone: (09) 275 2567 Fax: (09) 377 7833
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* Cheap bakery at Atrium on Elliot food court
** [https://plus.google.com/107318942159026452985/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]
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* Paneton by Victoria Park  http://www.panetonbakery.co.nz/
** Alcohol can only be sold between 7am and 11pm. Not allowed between 11pm and 7am.
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Unit 1, 21 Halsey Street Freemans Bay 1010, New Zealand +64 9-309 5338
** Full sized supermarket with a wide range of products including those for people with special dietary requirements (glutenfree, eggfree, dairy free, vegetarian etc).
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https://plus.google.com/105757249149019169544/about?hl=en&gl=nz
  
* Countdown Auckland Metro (Victoria St W)
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* Supermarkets have bakery section
** Opening Hours: Mon - Sun : 7am-10pm
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** Address: 19-25 Victoria Street W, Auckland CBD. Ph (09) 255 2428 Fax (09) 255 9800
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** [https://plus.google.com/107954093614494144047/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]
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** It is on Victoria St between Queen + Albert Streets, almost opposite Elliot St.
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** Smaller supermarket than the Quay St branch.
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** Gets very busy aroudn 5pm-7pm sometimes. Queues for checkouts can be 10+ minutes
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=== New World ===
 
2 supermarkets: New World on Queen St and New world at Victoria Park. New World at Victoria Park is furthest away BUT there is a free shoppers bus so you don't have to walk back with your groceries.
 
  
New World website http://www.newworld.co.nz/
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== Best pies ==
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Prob good for ppl going on the roadtrip and wish to have pies along the way
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http://www.nzbakels.co.nz/pie_awards_2014.cfm
  
* New World Metro (Queen St)
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== Cake shops ==
** Address: 125 Queen St (opposite Shortland St), Auckland. Tel: (09) 300 5390. Fax: (09) 300 5391
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Whole cakes, don't need to order
** http://www.newworld.co.nz/upper-north-island/auckland/metro-queen-street/
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* Pandoro. http://www.pandoro.co.nz/Retail+Stores/Auckland/Queen+Street.html Have whole cakes + by the slice. pdf of order form gives you an idea of what ackes are avail http://www.pandoro.co.nz/site/pandoro/PreOrder%20Autumn%2014Mar%202013.pdf
** Hours: Mon - Fri 7am to 10pm; Sat - Sun 8am - 10pm
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* Gateau House, http://www.gateauhouse.com/
** [https://plus.google.com/114810846568722205399/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+]
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18 High Street  or 328 Queen St. opposite Carls Junior.
** I think this is slightly smaller than New World at Victoria Park.
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http://www.gateauhouse.com/contact lists address, phone numbers + hours
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Lovely choc mousse cakes, chiffon cakes. whole cake, also by slices.  Website has pics + range
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* La Couronne: 5C Lorne St. CBD> http://lacouronne.co.nz/ https://www.facebook.com/Lacouronnecakeboutique has pics 8)
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http://www.thedenizen.co.nz/gastronomy/la-couronne/
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* Vaniye (Parnell). French cake shop in Parnell http://www.vaniye.com/
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** FB + twitter has pics to drool over. FB https://www.facebook.com/Vaniye Twitter https://twitter.com/Vaniye
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** google+ page https://plus.google.com/+PatisserieVANIYEAuckland/?hl=en
  
* New World Victoria Park
 
** Address: 2 College Hill, Freemans Bay, New Zealand. Tel:(09) 307 8400
 
** Open Hours Mon - Sun 7am - 12:00am
 
** http://www.newworld.co.nz/upper-north-island/auckland/victoria-park/
 
** [https://plus.google.com/100888503898727682566/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+]
 
** Free Bus
 
*** Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
 
*** Leaves at every hour on the hour from the supermarket. It was from the carpark when I last used it. Ask the staff
 
*** Ring to check if this still going
 
*** Map of route https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&mid=zTG8G0yuQ_7o.kfwPqE-05bM4
 
*** Link Bus: This is on the link bus route. http://at.govt.nz to look up info on bus.
 
  
== Asian Supermarkets ==
 
Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (Karangahape Road for non-locals)(behind k'rd foodcourt)
 
and Tai Ping Beach Rd are 2 closest asian supermarkets to the venue.
 
Mercury plaza supermarket
 
Asian supermarkets on Hobson St.
 
Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/
 
  
Will add more details
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== Markets ==
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I like markets as they are a good place to find the best NZ local produce (especially the farmers markets).  "Farmers market" in nz means things they sell has to be made/grown within a certain radius of the market's location. They tend to be organic or spray free too. Authenticity http://www.marketground.co.nz/fmnz/35275/
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* Britomart Farmers market on Saturday 8am - 12:30pm  http://www.britomart.org/city-farmers-market  google+ https://plus.google.com/102403961790008849161/about?gl=nz&hl=en
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* Parnell Farmers market - behind the jubilee building on Sundays 8am - noon http://www.parnell.org.nz/Parnell-Trust-Farmers-Market-Auckland.htm  google+ https://plus.google.com/+ParnellFarmersMarketAuckland/?hl=en
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* La Cigale French Market in Parnell. on Sat + sundays St Georges Bay Rd. Can walk from carlaw park accommodations. Doesn't comply with "farmers market" rules. La Cigale (the shop which started the market) has imported french cheeses and wines as well as other kitchenware. However there's many stalls there that would comply within the NZ farmers market regulations.
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Very very good market. There's a glutenfree sausage stall there too.
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When: every Saturday from 8am to 1.30pm and Sunday from 9am to 1.30pm.
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Web http://www.lacigale.co.nz/french-market/
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google+ https://plus.google.com/101268803893335286964/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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FB https://www.facebook.com/lacigalemarkets
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* Friday night market at Wynyard quarter
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* Farmers market web page http://www.farmersmarkets.org.nz/
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Further afield (for travellers) the Matakana market on Sat morning is worth
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visiting if you're on the way to visit the marine reserve at Leigh.
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*  Wellington City Market- there's a foodies market on sunday
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FB https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonCityMarket + Twitter https://twitter.com/thecitymarket
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== Doctors ==
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http://www.quaymed.co.nz/ lists their fees as $80
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http://www.quaymed.co.nz/practice-hours/patient-fees
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They are close (by the old railway station on Beach Rd)
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http://www.citymed.co.nz/  I rang to ask $85 for tourists (Same as the casual + not enrolled NZer + NZ PR)
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http://www.thefono.org/services-fees/fees/ (by St Patricks Square)
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Note: Casual + not enrolled applies to any person going to a GP that isn't their normal GP. So applies to ppl who travel from out of town.
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== Marine reserves near Auckland ==
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Leigh + Cathedral cove
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== Recreation/games ==
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* Paintball
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* 10 pin bowling
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both at sky city entertainment centre on queen st.
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* Waterfront Bike Hire http://www.queens-wharf.co.nz/queens-wharf/things-to-do/things-to-do-details-page/?ID=97
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* Walking + Tramping tracks in Auckland http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/walkingtracks/Pages/home.aspx
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* Fergs kayak
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== Free stuff ==
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=== Free outdoor movie on Fri night ===
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Silo Cinema is on Friday nights from 9pm
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Check Rating on show for suitability for kids.
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* 9 Jan Crocodile Dundee http://www.silopark.co.nz/silo-park/whats-on-listing/crocodile-dundee/
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* 16 Jan The Dark Horse http://www.silopark.co.nz/silo-park/whats-on-listing/the-dark-horse/
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=== Heritage walks ===
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* Auckland Domain 2 hr self guided walk with podcast
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http://www.parnell.org.nz/Parnell-Trust-Heritage-Walks-podcasts-DOMAIN.htm
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If you look towards the bottom of the page above you'll find links to other walks in the domain
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Auckland Museum: Pukekawa - The Domain Volcano Walk
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Auckland Museum: Auckland Domain Sculpture Walk
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Auckland Museum: Domain Heritage Walk
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https://plus.google.com/108214945342883534590/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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* Grafton Heritage Walk  1.5hr self guided walk with podcast
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http://www.parnell.org.nz/Parnell-Trust-Heritage-Walks-podcasts-GRAFTON.htm
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* Grafton Bridge http://www.ipenz.org.nz/heritage/itemdetail.cfm?itemid=135
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http://www.heritage.org.nz/the-list/details/16
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grafton_Bridge
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http://kroad.com/heritage/grafton-bridge/
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* History + map of Symonds St Cemetary
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http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/virt-exhib/cemeteries/info.html
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== Free + for kids ==
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* Wynyard quarter - playground + wind tree + water
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Kids like to walk/sit in the water the windtree is in
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http://www.northwharf.co.nz/north-wharf/things-to-do/things-to-do-details-page/?ID=8
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There's  aplayground next to it http://www.northwharf.co.nz/north-wharf/things-to-do/things-to-do-details-page/?ID=31
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As you walk from there towards town you'll find crates that are for seats but kids like to climb up + down them. also some stainless steel funnels
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http://www.northwharf.co.nz/north-wharf/things-to-do/things-to-do-details-page/?ID=7
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There's a pedestrian bridge between Wynyard Quarter + Viaduct. If you stick around long enough you'll see the bridge lift up to open for boats to sail under.
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bridge btn viaduct + wynyard quarter
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http://www.waterfrontauckland.co.nz/waterfront-auckland/pages/newspage/?ID=18
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wynyard_Crossing
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* Auckland Domain
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Duck pond w ducks. Sensory garden
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http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/en/parksfacilities/premierparks/pages/aucklanddomain.aspx
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http://gardenclubofpei.blogspot.co.nz/2013/12/gardens-of-world-auckland-domain-new.html
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Domain
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== What / Where is this ==
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K Rd = Karangahape Rd

Revision as of 19:23, 7 January 2015

About this page

Lin Nah will be leaving you info + links here for putting up on the wiki. Yes it is as opposed to doing it myself. Some of them require organising, wording etc. Mostly info + links I already have and so it is a copy + paste without prettying it up. Some will be links to where to find the info. Lin Nah (talk) 22:49, 14 December 2014 (AEDT)

Stuff for wiki

Assortment of content I'm chucking on this page. Hopefully someone can take some time to put it in the righ tpages etc.

http://wikitravel.org/en/New_Zealand

Some stuff todo here in the r/auckland FAQ http://www.reddit.com/r/auckland/wiki/index and r/nz faq http://www.reddit.com/r/newzealand/comments/1exkfs/faq_tourism_visiting_new_zealand/

Maps: either Open streetmap or google map If someone is creating them


Speciality foods

SUpermarkets do have a lot of the organic, dairy free, gluten free(incl bread + pasta), sugarfree , and food for special diets. However there's other shops too. Eg if the bread/pasta/biscuits isn't in the bread/pasta section, check for the supermarket's speciality section or ask staff.


Cheese

Good selection at supermarket. Those that won awards usually have a label.

  • Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop

19 Shortland St, Auckland CBD https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/ http://thefoodpornographer.com/2013/05/the-kapiti-store-auckland/

  • La Cigale market - there's some french cheeses sold there.

Bakeries in town

Unit 1, 21 Halsey Street Freemans Bay 1010, New Zealand +64 9-309 5338 https://plus.google.com/105757249149019169544/about?hl=en&gl=nz

  • Supermarkets have bakery section


Best pies

Prob good for ppl going on the roadtrip and wish to have pies along the way http://www.nzbakels.co.nz/pie_awards_2014.cfm

Cake shops

Whole cakes, don't need to order

18 High Street or 328 Queen St. opposite Carls Junior. http://www.gateauhouse.com/contact lists address, phone numbers + hours Lovely choc mousse cakes, chiffon cakes. whole cake, also by slices. Website has pics + range

http://www.thedenizen.co.nz/gastronomy/la-couronne/


Markets

I like markets as they are a good place to find the best NZ local produce (especially the farmers markets). "Farmers market" in nz means things they sell has to be made/grown within a certain radius of the market's location. They tend to be organic or spray free too. Authenticity http://www.marketground.co.nz/fmnz/35275/

  • La Cigale French Market in Parnell. on Sat + sundays St Georges Bay Rd. Can walk from carlaw park accommodations. Doesn't comply with "farmers market" rules. La Cigale (the shop which started the market) has imported french cheeses and wines as well as other kitchenware. However there's many stalls there that would comply within the NZ farmers market regulations.

Very very good market. There's a glutenfree sausage stall there too.

When: every Saturday from 8am to 1.30pm and Sunday from 9am to 1.30pm. Web http://www.lacigale.co.nz/french-market/ google+ https://plus.google.com/101268803893335286964/about?hl=en&gl=nz FB https://www.facebook.com/lacigalemarkets

  • Friday night market at Wynyard quarter

Further afield (for travellers) the Matakana market on Sat morning is worth visiting if you're on the way to visit the marine reserve at Leigh.

  • Wellington City Market- there's a foodies market on sunday

FB https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonCityMarket + Twitter https://twitter.com/thecitymarket


Doctors

http://www.quaymed.co.nz/ lists their fees as $80 http://www.quaymed.co.nz/practice-hours/patient-fees They are close (by the old railway station on Beach Rd)

http://www.citymed.co.nz/ I rang to ask $85 for tourists (Same as the casual + not enrolled NZer + NZ PR)

http://www.thefono.org/services-fees/fees/ (by St Patricks Square)


Note: Casual + not enrolled applies to any person going to a GP that isn't their normal GP. So applies to ppl who travel from out of town.

Marine reserves near Auckland

Leigh + Cathedral cove

Recreation/games

  • Paintball
  • 10 pin bowling

both at sky city entertainment centre on queen st.

Free stuff

Free outdoor movie on Fri night

Silo Cinema is on Friday nights from 9pm Check Rating on show for suitability for kids.

Heritage walks

  • Auckland Domain 2 hr self guided walk with podcast

http://www.parnell.org.nz/Parnell-Trust-Heritage-Walks-podcasts-DOMAIN.htm If you look towards the bottom of the page above you'll find links to other walks in the domain Auckland Museum: Pukekawa - The Domain Volcano Walk Auckland Museum: Auckland Domain Sculpture Walk Auckland Museum: Domain Heritage Walk

https://plus.google.com/108214945342883534590/about?hl=en&gl=nz

  • Grafton Heritage Walk 1.5hr self guided walk with podcast

http://www.parnell.org.nz/Parnell-Trust-Heritage-Walks-podcasts-GRAFTON.htm

http://www.heritage.org.nz/the-list/details/16 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grafton_Bridge http://kroad.com/heritage/grafton-bridge/

  • History + map of Symonds St Cemetary

http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/virt-exhib/cemeteries/info.html


Free + for kids

  • Wynyard quarter - playground + wind tree + water

Kids like to walk/sit in the water the windtree is in http://www.northwharf.co.nz/north-wharf/things-to-do/things-to-do-details-page/?ID=8 There's aplayground next to it http://www.northwharf.co.nz/north-wharf/things-to-do/things-to-do-details-page/?ID=31

As you walk from there towards town you'll find crates that are for seats but kids like to climb up + down them. also some stainless steel funnels http://www.northwharf.co.nz/north-wharf/things-to-do/things-to-do-details-page/?ID=7

There's a pedestrian bridge between Wynyard Quarter + Viaduct. If you stick around long enough you'll see the bridge lift up to open for boats to sail under. bridge btn viaduct + wynyard quarter http://www.waterfrontauckland.co.nz/waterfront-auckland/pages/newspage/?ID=18 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wynyard_Crossing

  • Auckland Domain

Duck pond w ducks. Sensory garden http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/en/parksfacilities/premierparks/pages/aucklanddomain.aspx http://gardenclubofpei.blogspot.co.nz/2013/12/gardens-of-world-auckland-domain-new.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Domain

What / Where is this

K Rd = Karangahape Rd