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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)
  
== '''Linux.conf.au 2015 Partners' programme''' ==
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= Stuff for wiki =
  
== Partners' programme itinerary ==
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Assortment of content I'm chucking on this page.
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HOpefully someone can take some time to put it in the righ tpages etc.
  
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http://wikitravel.org/en/New_Zealand
  
'''Monday January 12th:'''
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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/
  
8:45am - Official Maori Welcome @ Auckland University.
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Maps: either Open streetmap or google map
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If someone is creating them
  
10:30am - On the bus and away to the Maritime Museum.
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== Supermarkets ==
  
1pm - Lunch on the Navigator Outrigger (an above ground Hāngi).  
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Countdown quay st is open 24 hrs But no alcohol overnight (can't remember what time they stop+resume selling alcohol - 11pm or midnight)
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* Countdown metro on Victoria St (opposite elliot st) is probably the closest.
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* New World on Queen St (opposite Shortland St in the former BNZ food court)
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Both Countdown + new world is smaller than the countdown in Quay St + New World at Victoria Park.
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* they all have stuff for gluten free, egg free, dairy free, vegetarian diets (eg gluten free breads etc). They also have butchery, bread, deli, etc. just the smaller ones have not as big range.
  
And for the afternoon a cruise up the Viaduct on the TE AURERE.
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Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (behind k'rd foodcourt)
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and Tai Ping Beach Rd are 2 closest asian supermarkets to the venue.
  
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Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/
  
'''Tuesday January 13th:'''
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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.
  
9:30am - Meet at the University to catch the bus for Auckland's Museum Of Transport And Technology (MOTAT).
 
  
1:30pm - A wander in the beautiful Western Springs Park.
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=== vegan ===
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Vegans may like '''The Cruelty Free shop''' on K'Rd http://www.thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz/
  
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List of where to buy vegetarian/vegan products in Auckland
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http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/home/local-events/auckland-centre/auckland-vegetarian-shops-and-products/
  
'''Wednesday January 14th:'''
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List of vegan + vegetarian wines + beer
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http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/
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http://www.veggie.co.nz/wine/
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http://www.barnivore.com/wine/m-r?region=New+Zealand
  
8:30am - Meet at the University to catch the bus for the Rangitoto Island Volcanic Tour.
 
  
1:30pm - Return to the University for lunch and with plenty of time to prepare for the Penguin Dinner.
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There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.
  
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=== Gluten Free in NZ ===
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List of Gluten free products in NZ
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http://jimmyboswell.com/foodblog/everyday-gluten-free-products-in-new-zealand/
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http://www.coeliac.org.nz/eating_gluten_free
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GF Manufacturers http://coeliacconz.joidesign.com/manufacturer
  
'''Thursday January 15th:'''
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(there used to be a manufacturer's database but link I have for it isn't working atm)
  
9:30am - Meet at Auckland University for a tour of Mount Eden and Eden Garden.
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Gluten free beer http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/
  
12:30pm - Returning for lunch at Auckland University.  
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== Cheese ==
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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
  
This afternoon is “free range”. You can wander Auckland’s CBD and shops, hang out in the University or join a group for a Day Spa Experience at The Langham Hotel.
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* Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop
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Shortland St, Auckland CBD  https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/
  
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* La Cigale market - there's some french cheeses sold there.
We have secured a special offer at The Chuan Spa at The Langham.
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For NZ$200 and one and a half hours you will receive:
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* A head massage
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== Bakeries in town ==
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* Pandoro (queen st)
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* Cheap bakery at Atrium on elliot food court
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* Supermarkets have bakery section
  
* A full facial
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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
  
* A back massage
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== Cake shops ==
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Whole cakes, don't need to order
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* Pandoro
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* Gateau House, Queen St opposite Carls Junior
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* shop on lorne st
  
* Champagne
 
  
This package is normally valued at $350.  
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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/
  
Numbers are limited (up to 8) so interested Partner’s Programme Attendees need to book and pay LCA2015 by December 10.
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* Britomart Farmers market on Saturday
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* Parnell Farmers market - behind the jubilee building on Sundays
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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 gluten free sausage stall there too.
  
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* Friday night market at Wynyard quarter
  
'''Friday January 16th:'''
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* Farmers market web page http://www.farmersmarkets.org.nz/
  
9am - This morning there is a choice:
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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.
  
Butterfly Creek (appropriate for younger children)
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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
  
or
 
  
Rainbow's End* (appropriate for older children)
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== Pharmacies: ==
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This pharmacy is in the same bldg as Countdown. It is open 9am - 9pm  7 days a week (unlike the one at uni which closes around 5pm.
  
(*) We need input from the Partner’s Programme Attendees by December 15 to secure spots for the preferred morning activity.
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Quay St Pharmacy
  
A Picnic lunch will be at the venue.
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Countdown Building
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76 Quay Street
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Auckland Central
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Phone +64(9) 280 6197
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Fax +64(9) 374 4577
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Email: qspharmacy@xtra.co.nz
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Store Hours
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Open 7 days 9 am to 9 pm
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Campus pharmacy
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https://plus.google.com/105334622712358473382/about?gl=nz&hl=en
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http://www.yelp.co.nz/biz/campus-pharmacy-auckland
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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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Ground floor, Kate Edger Information Commons
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City Campus
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Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87935
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from https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/how-university-works/campuses-locations-transport/facilities-amenities.html
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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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* Swimming - tepid baths, parnell pools. IIRC Both have casual rates
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* jogging - check email I sent to chat list on jogging

Revision as of 07:50, 3 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

Supermarkets

Countdown quay st is open 24 hrs But no alcohol overnight (can't remember what time they stop+resume selling alcohol - 11pm or midnight)

  • Countdown metro on Victoria St (opposite elliot st) is probably the closest.
  • New World on Queen St (opposite Shortland St in the former BNZ food court)

Both Countdown + new world is smaller than the countdown in Quay St + New World at Victoria Park.

  • they all have stuff for gluten free, egg free, dairy free, vegetarian diets (eg gluten free breads etc). They also have butchery, bread, deli, etc. just the smaller ones have not as big range.

Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (behind k'rd foodcourt) and Tai Ping Beach Rd are 2 closest asian supermarkets to the venue.

Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/

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.


vegan

Vegans may like The Cruelty Free shop on K'Rd http://www.thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz/

List of where to buy vegetarian/vegan products in Auckland http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/home/local-events/auckland-centre/auckland-vegetarian-shops-and-products/

List of vegan + vegetarian wines + beer http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/ http://www.veggie.co.nz/wine/ http://www.barnivore.com/wine/m-r?region=New+Zealand


There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.

Gluten Free in NZ

List of Gluten free products in NZ http://jimmyboswell.com/foodblog/everyday-gluten-free-products-in-new-zealand/ http://www.coeliac.org.nz/eating_gluten_free GF Manufacturers http://coeliacconz.joidesign.com/manufacturer

(there used to be a manufacturer's database but link I have for it isn't working atm)

Gluten free beer http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/

Cheese

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

  • Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop

Shortland St, Auckland CBD https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/

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

Bakeries in town

  • Pandoro (queen st)
  • Cheap bakery at Atrium on elliot food court
  • 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

  • Pandoro
  • Gateau House, Queen St opposite Carls Junior
  • shop on lorne st


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/

  • Britomart Farmers market on Saturday
  • Parnell Farmers market - behind the jubilee building on Sundays
  • 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 gluten free sausage stall there too.

  • 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


Pharmacies:

This pharmacy is in the same bldg as Countdown. It is open 9am - 9pm 7 days a week (unlike the one at uni which closes around 5pm.

Quay St Pharmacy

Countdown Building

76 Quay Street Auckland Central

Phone +64(9) 280 6197 Fax +64(9) 374 4577 Email: qspharmacy@xtra.co.nz

Store Hours Open 7 days 9 am to 9 pm


Campus pharmacy https://plus.google.com/105334622712358473382/about?gl=nz&hl=en http://www.yelp.co.nz/biz/campus-pharmacy-auckland

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.

Ground floor, Kate Edger Information Commons City Campus

Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87935 from https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/how-university-works/campuses-locations-transport/facilities-amenities.html


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.

  • Swimming - tepid baths, parnell pools. IIRC Both have casual rates
  • jogging - check email I sent to chat list on jogging