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Registration Information: http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation
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== Late night arrivals: ==
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== Computer and Electronics shops ==
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Places in Auckland where you can buy gear that is very close to the venue (can walk there or take a bus/taxi)
  
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.
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* [http://pbtech.co.nz/ PB Tech] computer store.
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** [http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?p=stores List of Stores] - click on Auckland Uni or Auckland City.
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** 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. - Jaycar has soldering irons, electronic parts, etc, which are getting harder to find these days.
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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.
  
=== Uni Halls ===
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== Pharmacies ==
'''Reception hours: 8am - 8pm. '''
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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.
  
'''After hours phone: 027 676 4862'''
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* Campus pharmacy (at University of Auckland)
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** Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm or 6pm
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** 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.
  
(your name, date & time of arrival)
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* Quay St Pharmacy
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** Hours: 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week.
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** Address:  Countdown Building, 76 Quay St, Auckland Central. [https://plus.google.com/107318942159026452985/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page for that address]
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** Phone +64 9 280 6197. Fax +64 9 374 4577. Email: qspharmacy@xtra.co.nz
  
James (Ender) Brown, Fri 09/01, ~10:30PM
 
  
Jonathan Woithe, Sat 10th, 20:00-2100 (plane arrives 18:55)
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== Post office ==
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* Campus pharmacy at University of Auckland is an agent for NZ post. See Pharmacies section.
  
Himangi Saraogi, Sun 11th, ~16:00 (plane arrives 14:50)
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== Supermarkets ==
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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.
  
Douglas Bagnall, Sun 11th, ~21:30 (plane arrives 20:30)
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=== Countdown ===
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* Countdown has 2 supermarkets: Countdown Auckland City and Countdown Auckland Metro
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** If you hate shopping, you can order online and have the groceries delivered OR pick up from the supermarket.
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** 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
  
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))
 
  
=== Carlaw Park ===
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* Countdown Auckland City (Quay St)
'''Reception hours: 8:30-5pm and 6pm-7pm Monday to Friday, 11am-1pm Saturday and Sunday. '''
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** Opening Hours Mon - Sun, 24 hours  
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** Address: 76 Quay Street, Auckland City. Phone: (09) 275 2567 Fax: (09) 377 7833
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** [https://plus.google.com/107318942159026452985/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]
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** Alcohol can only be sold between 7am and 11pm. Not allowed between 11pm and 7am.
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** Full sized supermarket with a wide range of products including those for people with special dietary requirements (glutenfree, eggfree, dairy free, vegetarian etc).  
  
'''After hours phone: 027 707 9813'''
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* Countdown Auckland Metro (Victoria St W)
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** 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
  
(your name, date & time of arrival; try to sort by arrival time)
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=== New World ===
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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.
  
* Clinton Roy, Fri 9th, ~midnight (plane arrives 22:45)
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New World website http://www.newworld.co.nz/
* Eyal Lebedinsky, Sat 10th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55)
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* [[user:Daniel Bryan|Daniel Bryan]], Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:00)
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* [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]], Sun 11th, ~09:30 (plane arrives 08:00)
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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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* 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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== Clothes Washing ==
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* New World Metro (Queen St)
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** Address: 125 Queen St (opposite Shortland St), Auckland. Tel: (09) 300 5390. Fax: (09) 300 5391
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** http://www.newworld.co.nz/upper-north-island/auckland/metro-queen-street/
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** Hours: Mon - Fri 7am to 10pm; Sat - Sun 8am - 10pm
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** [https://plus.google.com/114810846568722205399/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+]
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** I think this is slightly smaller than New World at Victoria Park.
  
University Hall: Yes
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* New World Victoria Park
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** Address: 2 College Hill, Freemans Bay, New Zealand. Tel:(09) 307 8400
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** Open Hours Mon - Sun 7am - 12:00am
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** http://www.newworld.co.nz/upper-north-island/auckland/victoria-park/
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** [https://plus.google.com/100888503898727682566/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+]
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** Free Bus
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*** Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
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*** Leaves at every hour on the hour from the supermarket. It was from the carpark when I last used it. Ask the staff
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*** Ring to check if this still going
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*** Map of route https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&mid=zTG8G0yuQ_7o.kfwPqE-05bM4
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*** Link Bus: This is on the link bus route. http://at.govt.nz to look up info on bus.
  
"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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== Asian Supermarkets ==
University Hall Apartments also have laundry and lounge facilities."
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Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (Karangahape Road for non-locals)(behind k'rd foodcourt)  
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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and Tai Ping Beach Rd are 2 closest asian supermarkets to the venue.
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Mercury plaza supermarket
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Asian supermarkets on Hobson St.
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Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/
  
 
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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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Computer and Electronics shops

Places in Auckland where you can buy gear that is very close to the venue (can walk there or take a bus/taxi)

  • PB Tech computer store.
    • List of Stores - click on Auckland Uni or Auckland City.
    • Store at U of Auckland campus, Level 2, Kate Edger Information Commons, 9 Symonds St, Auckland CBD. Open Mon - Sat. Google+ for bldg
    • 1st Fl, 105 Queen St, Auckland CBD Google+. Open 7 Days.
  • Surplustronics. 520 Queen St, Auckland CBD. Google+. Catalogue online. Queen St store open Monday - Saturday
  • Jaycar. 231 Khyber Pass, Newmarket. Google+. open 7 days. Catalogue online. - Jaycar has soldering irons, electronic parts, etc, which are getting harder to find these days.
  • PriceSpy is a NZ price comparison site that started started many years ago with comparisons of computer components + accessories.

Pharmacies

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.

  • Campus pharmacy (at University of Auckland)
    • Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm or 6pm
    • Address: Ground floor, Kate Edger Information Commons, 9 Symonds St, Auckland. Google+
    • Phone Phone: +64 9 377 1991 or +64 9 373 7599 ext 87935
    • 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.
  • Quay St Pharmacy
    • Hours: 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week.
    • Address: Countdown Building, 76 Quay St, Auckland Central. Google+ page for that address
    • Phone +64 9 280 6197. Fax +64 9 374 4577. Email: qspharmacy@xtra.co.nz


Post office

  • Campus pharmacy at University of Auckland is an agent for NZ post. See Pharmacies section.

Supermarkets

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.

Countdown


  • Countdown Auckland City (Quay St)
    • Opening Hours Mon - Sun, 24 hours
    • Address: 76 Quay Street, Auckland City. Phone: (09) 275 2567 Fax: (09) 377 7833
    • Google+ page
    • Alcohol can only be sold between 7am and 11pm. Not allowed between 11pm and 7am.
    • Full sized supermarket with a wide range of products including those for people with special dietary requirements (glutenfree, eggfree, dairy free, vegetarian etc).
  • Countdown Auckland Metro (Victoria St W)
    • Opening Hours: Mon - Sun : 7am-10pm
    • Address: 19-25 Victoria Street W, Auckland CBD. Ph (09) 255 2428 Fax (09) 255 9800
    • Google+ page
    • It is on Victoria St between Queen + Albert Streets, almost opposite Elliot St.
    • Smaller supermarket than the Quay St branch.
    • Gets very busy aroudn 5pm-7pm sometimes. Queues for checkouts can be 10+ minutes

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/

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