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== About this page ==
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{{Trail|Delegate Information|Accommodation}}
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)
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Registration Information: http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation
  
= Stuff for wiki =
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== Late night arrivals: ==
  
Assortment of content I'm chucking on this page.
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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.
Hopefully someone can take some time to put it in the righ tpages etc.
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http://wikitravel.org/en/New_Zealand
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=== Uni Halls ===
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'''Reception hours: 8am - 8pm. '''
  
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/
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'''After hours phone: 027 676 4862'''
  
Maps: either Open streetmap or google map
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(your name, date & time of arrival)
If someone is creating them
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James (Ender) Brown, Fri 09/01, ~10:30PM
  
== Speciality foods ==
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Andrew Bartlett, Fri 9th, plane arrives 6:30PM
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.
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Brett James, Sat 10th, Plane arrives 17:10
  
== Cheese ==
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Jonathan Woithe, Sat 10th, 20:00-2100 (plane arrives 18:55)
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
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* Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop
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Himangi Saraogi, Sun 11th, ~16:00 (plane arrives 14:50)
19 Shortland St, Auckland CBD  https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/
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http://thefoodpornographer.com/2013/05/the-kapiti-store-auckland/
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* La Cigale market - there's some french cheeses sold there.
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David Bell (@dtbell91), Matt Cengia (@mattcen), and Mike Abrahall (@mijofa), Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:30)
  
== Bakeries in town ==
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Douglas Bagnall, Sun 11th, ~21:30 (plane arrives 20:30)
* 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
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* Cheap bakery at Atrium on Elliot food court
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* Paneton by Victoria Park  http://www.panetonbakery.co.nz/
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Unit 1, 21 Halsey Street Freemans Bay 1010, New Zealand +64 9-309 5338
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https://plus.google.com/105757249149019169544/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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* Supermarkets have bakery section
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John Dalton, Sun 11th, ~midnight (arriving 22:05 on QF147)
  
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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))
  
== Best pies ==
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=== Carlaw Park ===
Prob good for ppl going on the roadtrip and wish to have pies along the way
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'''Reception hours: 8:30-5pm and 6pm-7pm Monday to Friday, 11am-1pm Saturday and Sunday. '''
http://www.nzbakels.co.nz/pie_awards_2014.cfm
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== Cake shops ==
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'''After hours phone: 027 707 9813'''
Whole cakes, don't need to order
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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
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* Gateau House, http://www.gateauhouse.com/
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18 High Street  or 328 Queen St. opposite Carls Junior.
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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
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(your name, date & time of arrival; try to sort by arrival time)
  
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* Clinton Roy, Fri 9th, ~midnight (plane arrives 22:45)
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* Eyal Lebedinsky, Sat 10th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55)
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* Michael Ellery, Sat 10th, ~22:30 (plane arrives 20:50)
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* [[user:Cindy Pallares Quezada|Cindy Pallares]], Sun 11th, ~8:00 (plane arrives 6:00)
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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, ~10:00 (plane arrives 08:00, then customs + travel)
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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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* George Karan, Sun 11th, ~16:15 (plne arrives 14:45)
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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)
  
== Markets ==
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== Clothes Washing ==
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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University Hall: Yes
  
* Parnell Farmers market - behind the jubilee building on Sundays 8am - noon mySiloParkhttp://www.parnell.org.nz/Parnell-Trust-Farmers-Market-Auckland.htm  google+ https://plus.google.com/+ParnellFarmersMarketAuckland/?hl=en
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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
  
* 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.
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Carlaw Park: Communal coin operated laundries are available in room 833.
  
When: every Saturday from 8am to 1.30pm and Sunday from 9am to 1.30pm.
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Non-campus laundromat: http://www.bubbleslaundromat.co.nz/
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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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!
  
* Farmers market web page http://www.farmersmarkets.org.nz/
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==Amenities==
  
Further afield (for travellers) the Matakana market on Sat morning is worth
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This section is for information about what is available and what to bring.  
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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=== Uni Halls ===
FB https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonCityMarket + Twitter https://twitter.com/thecitymarket
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== Doctors ==
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=== Carlaw Park ===
  
http://www.quaymed.co.nz/ lists their fees as $80
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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]'''
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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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.
  
http://www.thefono.org/services-fees/fees/ (by St Patricks Square)
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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)
  
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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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)
  
== Marine reserves near Auckland ==
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We immediately bought:
Leigh + Cathedral cove
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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
  
== Recreation/games ==
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The supermarket is about 10 minutes walk away. Hope that's helpful.
 
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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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=== 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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== What / Where is this ==
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K Rd = Karangahape Rd
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Revision as of 12:00, 9 January 2015

< Main Page < Delegate Information < Accommodation

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)

John Dalton, Sun 11th, ~midnight (arriving 22:05 on QF147)

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)
  • George Karan, Sun 11th, ~16:15 (plne arrives 14:45)
  • 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.