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== Computer and Electronics shops ==
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See also: [[Delegate Information]].
Places in Auckland where you can buy gear that is very close to the venue (can walk there or take a bus/taxi)
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* [http://pbtech.co.nz/ PB Tech] computer store.
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== Getting to Auckland ==
** [http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?p=stores List of Stores] - click on Auckland Uni or Auckland City.
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Getting to Auckland]]</small><section begin=gettingto />
** 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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* [[Getting to Auckland#By air|By air]] - airport (domestic / international), visas, transfers
** 1st Fl, 105 Queen St, Auckland CBD  [https://plus.google.com/118086445876403306531/about Google+]. Open 7 Days.
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** [[Arrivals Departures]] - Airport arrivals and departures
* [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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* [[Getting to Auckland#By bus|By bus]] - terminals, timetables, fares
* [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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* [[Getting to Auckland#By train|By train]] - stations, timetables, fares
* [http://pricespy.co.nz/ PriceSpy] is a NZ price comparison site that started started many years ago with comparisons of computer components + accessories.
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* [[Getting to Auckland#By car|By car]] - distances and journey times, safety<section end=gettingto />
  
== Pharmacies ==
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== Transport around Auckland ==
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.
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Transport]]</small><section begin=transportaround />
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* [[Transport#Bus|By bus]] - stops, timetables, fares, AT HOP card
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* [[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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* [[Transport#Taxi|By taxi]] - stands, fares, safety
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* [[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]] - [http://www.metservice.com/towns-cities/auckland/auckland-central Metservice - Auckland Central] where to get reliable forecasts (if such things exist)
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* Campus pharmacy (at University of Auckland)
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== Local rules ==  
** Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm or 6pm
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* [[Smoke-Free Policy]]
** Address: Ground floor, Kate Edger Information Commons, 9 Symonds St, Auckland. [https://plus.google.com/105334622712358473382/about Google+]
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* [[Alcohol related policies]]
** 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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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* Countdown Auckland City (Quay St)
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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).
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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
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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. (There use to be a free shoppers bus, but this doesn't run anymore).
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New World website http://www.newworld.co.nz/
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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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** This is much smaller than New World at Victoria Park.
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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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** The Inner and Outer Link buses stop near this supermarket and go many other useful places. See http://at.govt.nz for information.
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== Asian Supermarkets ==
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Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (Karangahape Road for non-locals)(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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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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Latest revision as of 15:23, 10 January 2015

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See also: Delegate Information.

Getting to Auckland

Main article: Getting to Auckland
  • By air - airport (domestic / international), visas, transfers
  • By bus - terminals, timetables, fares
  • By train - stations, timetables, fares
  • By car - distances and journey times, safety

Transport around Auckland

Main article: Transport

Attractions

Main article: Attractions

Phone and mobile data

Main article: Phone and mobile data

Emergency contacts

Main article: Emergency contacts

Weather

Main article: Weather


Local rules