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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
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*Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
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*Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/prepay/<br/>
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*2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay<br/>
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*Skinny virtual network operator https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
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See also: [[Delegate Information]].
All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
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gsm 2g 900 1800 *can someone confirm these?*<br/>
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umts 3g 850, 900, 2100 *can someone confirm these?*<br/>
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lte 4g 700 1800mhz *can someone confirm these?*<br/>
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'italic'' Best for data-only would be 2degrees. [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs NZ$99] for 12GB.
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== Getting to Auckland ==
For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Getting to Auckland]]</small><section begin=gettingto />
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* [[Getting to Auckland#By air|By air]] - airport (domestic / international), visas, transfers
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** [[Arrivals Departures]] - Airport arrivals and departures
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* [[Getting to Auckland#By bus|By bus]] - terminals, timetables, fares
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* [[Getting to Auckland#By train|By train]] - stations, timetables, fares
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* [[Getting to Auckland#By car|By car]] - distances and journey times, safety<section end=gettingto />
  
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== Transport around Auckland ==
'''Note''' make sure we mention the Vodafone Travellers SIM as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home.
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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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<section end=attractions />
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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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<section end=phone />
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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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<section end=weather />
  
'''Note''' Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.
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== Local rules ==
 
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* [[Smoke-Free Policy]]
'''Note''' Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.
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* [[Alcohol related policies]]

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