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== '''Linux.conf.au 2015 Partners' programme''' ==
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http://wikitravel.org/en/New_Zealand
  
== Partners' programme itinerary ==
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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/
  
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Maps: either Open streetmap or google map
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If someone is creating them
  
'''Monday January 12th:'''
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== Supermarkets ==
  
8:45am - Official Maori Welcome @ Auckland University.  
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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.
  
10:30am - On the bus and away to the Maritime Museum.  
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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.
  
1pm - Lunch on the Navigator Outrigger (an above ground Hāngi).  
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Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/
  
And for the afternoon a cruise up the Viaduct on the TE AURERE.
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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.
  
  
'''Tuesday January 13th:'''
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=== vegan ===
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Vegans may like '''The Cruelty Free shop''' on K'Rd http://www.thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz/
  
9:30am - Meet at the University to catch the bus for Auckland's Museum Of Transport And Technology (MOTAT).  
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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/
  
1:30pm - A wander in the beautiful Western Springs Park.
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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
  
  
'''Wednesday January 14th:'''
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There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.
  
8:30am - Meet at the University to catch the bus for the Rangitoto Island Volcanic Tour.
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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
  
1:30pm - Return to the University for lunch and with plenty of time to prepare for the Penguin Dinner.
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(there used to be a manufacturer's database but link I have for it isn't working atm)
  
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Gluten free beer http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/
  
'''Thursday January 15th:'''
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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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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
  
9:30am - Meet at Auckland University for a tour of Mount Eden and Eden Garden.  
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* Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop
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Shortland St, Auckland CBD  https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/
  
12:30pm - Returning for lunch at Auckland University.  
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La Cigale market - there's some french cheeses sold there.
  
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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== Bakeries in town ==
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Pandoro (queen st)
  
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== Best pies ==
We have secured a special offer at The Chuan Spa at The Langham.
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Prob good for ppl going on the roadtrip and wish to have pies along the way
For NZ$200 and one and a half hours you will receive:
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http://www.nzbakels.co.nz/pie_awards_2014.cfm
  
* A head massage
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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/
  
* A full facial
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Britomart Farmers market on Saturday
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Parnell Farmers market - behind the jubilee building on Sundays
  
* A back massage
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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.
  
* Champagne
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Friday night market at Wynyard quarter
  
This package is normally valued at $350.  
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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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https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonCityMarket
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https://twitter.com/thecitymarket
  
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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== 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.
  
'''Friday January 16th:'''
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Quay St Pharmacy
  
9am - This morning there is a choice:
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Countdown Building
  
Butterfly Creek (appropriate for younger children)
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76 Quay Street
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Auckland Central
  
or
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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
  
Rainbow's End* (appropriate for older children)
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Store Hours
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Open 7 days 9 am to 9 pm
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(*) We need input from the Partner’s Programme Attendees by December 15 to secure spots for the preferred morning activity.
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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
  
A Picnic lunch will be at the venue.
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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.

Revision as of 07:10, 3 January 2015

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. Award winners listed here http://www.nzsca.org.nz/cheese-awards/ 2014 cheese awards winners http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1403/S00116/dutch-trio-sweep-nz-cheese-awards.htm

  • 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)

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

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

Farmers market web page http://www.farmersmarkets.org.nz/ 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 https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonCityMarket 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.