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== Getting to Auckland ==
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==Immigration requirements==
: <small>''Main article:'' [[Getting to Auckland]]</small><section begin=gettingto />
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* [http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/australiancitizensandresidents.htm Australian] citizens and permanent residents do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
* [[Getting to Auckland#Air|By air]] - airport (domestic / international), visas, transfers
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* If you are from a visa-waiver country (including USA, most of the EU, Japan) and intending to visit for no more three months, then you do not need a visa.
** [[Arrivals Departures]] - Airport arrivals and departures
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* Check the [http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/visit/ Immigration New Zealand website] for details
* [[Getting to Auckland#Bus|By coach]] - terminals, timetables, fares
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* [http://www.customs.govt.nz/inprivate/Pages/default.aspx Customs] advice for visiting New Zealand. Note that New Zealand has stronger restrictions on bringing in food and other products that may host agricultural pests than most countries.
* [[Getting to Auckland#Train|By train]] - stations, timetables, fares
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* [[Getting to Auckland#Car|By car]] - distances and journey times, safety<section end=gettingto />
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==Flying to Auckland==
== Transport around Auckland ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Airport Auckland] is New Zealand's biggest airport, and the fourth biggest in Australasia, meaning you can fly directly from any airport in the Pacific.
: <small>''Main article:'' [[Transport]]</small><section begin=transportaround />
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* The conference is taking place near the summer holiday peak so you will need to book your flights and accommodation as early as possible to get the cheapest rates.
* [[Transport#Bus|By bus]] - stops, timetables, fares, AT HOP card
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* Flying from the US? Remember that you're flying into the future! Don't forget to take this into account and check what day and local time you arrive.
* [[Transport#Train|By train]] - stations, timetables, fares, AT HOP card
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* [[Transport#Ferry|By ferry]] - terminals, timetables, fares, AT HOP card, cruising
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==Driving to Auckland==
* [[Transport#Taxi|By taxi]] - stands, fares, safety
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* It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland
* [[Transport#Bicycle|By bicycle]] - lanes, tracks, repairs, racks
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* [[Transport#Alternate means|By kayak, rickshaw, and other means]] - booking, timetables, fares
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* [[Transport#Car|By car]] - car rental, petrol stations, parking, road rules, safety<section end=transportaround />
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== Attractions ==
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Attractions]]</small><section begin=attractions />
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* [[Attractions#Museums & Culture|Museums & Culture]] - War Memorial Museum, Maritime Museum, MOTAT, Art Gallery
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* [[Attractions#Adventure|Adventure]] - theme parks, rides, thrills
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* [[Attractions#Nature|Nature]] - scenic locations, public parks, beaches
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* [[Attractions#Animal Enclosures|Animal Enclosures]] - zoological parks, animal encounters
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* [[Attractions#Activities|Activities]] -
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== Phone and mobile data ==
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Phone and mobile data]]</small><section begin=phone />
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* [[Phone and mobile data#Network operators|Network operators]] - companies, contracts, pre-paid
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* [[Phone and mobile data#SIMs and Handsets|SIMs and Handsets]] - where to purchase, what to do with them after the conf
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== Emergency contacts ==
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Emergency contacts]]</small><section begin=emergency />
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* [[Emergency contacts#Emergency numbers|Emergency numbers]] - Dial 111 in an emergency
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* [[Emergency contacts#Emergency Services in Auckland|Emergency Services in Auckland]] - police, security, ambulance, hospital, fire<section end=emergency />
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== Weather ==
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Weather]]</small><section begin=weather />
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* [[Weather#General|General]] - what to expect from Auckland's weather during the conf
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* [[Weather#Forecasts|Forecasts]] - where to get reliable forecasts (if such things exist)
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Revision as of 21:59, 29 December 2014

< Main Page < About < Auckland

Immigration requirements

  • Australian citizens and permanent residents do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
  • If you are from a visa-waiver country (including USA, most of the EU, Japan) and intending to visit for no more three months, then you do not need a visa.
  • Check the Immigration New Zealand website for details
  • Customs advice for visiting New Zealand. Note that New Zealand has stronger restrictions on bringing in food and other products that may host agricultural pests than most countries.

Flying to Auckland

  • Auckland is New Zealand's biggest airport, and the fourth biggest in Australasia, meaning you can fly directly from any airport in the Pacific.
  • The conference is taking place near the summer holiday peak so you will need to book your flights and accommodation as early as possible to get the cheapest rates.
  • Flying from the US? Remember that you're flying into the future! Don't forget to take this into account and check what day and local time you arrive.

Driving to Auckland

  • It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland