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== Getting to Auckland ==
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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 ==
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== Supermarkets ==
: <small>''Main article:'' [[Transport]]</small><section begin=transportaround />
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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.
* [[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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=== Countdown ===
* [[Transport#Ferry|By ferry]] - terminals, timetables, fares, AT HOP card, cruising
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* Countdown has 2 supermarkets: Countdown Auckland City and Countdown Auckland Metro
* [[Transport#Taxi|By taxi]] - stands, fares, safety
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** If you hate shopping, you can order online and have the groceries delivered OR pick up from the supermarket.
* [[Transport#Bicycle|By bicycle]] - lanes, tracks, repairs, racks
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** Countdown Auckland City, on Quay St has both options (delivery or collect)
* [[Transport#Alternate means|By kayak, rickshaw, and other means]] - booking, timetables, fares
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** Page with info on click + collect http://shop.countdown.co.nz/Shop/Page/ClickAndCollect?ref=homepage
* [[Transport#Car|By car]] - car rental, petrol stations, parking, road rules, safety<section end=transportaround />
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** Page on delivery http://shop.countdown.co.nz/Shop/Page/Delivery?ref=homepage
== 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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* Countdown Auckland City (Quay St)
* [[Attractions#Adventure|Adventure]] - theme parks, rides, thrills
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** Opening Hours Mon - Sun, 24 hours
* [[Attractions#Nature|Nature]] - scenic locations, public parks, beaches
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** Address: 76 Quay Street, Auckland City. Phone: (09) 275 2567 Fax: (09) 377 7833
* [[Attractions#Animal Enclosures|Animal Enclosures]] - zoological parks, animal encounters
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** [https://plus.google.com/107318942159026452985/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]
* [[Attractions#Activities|Activities]] -
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** Alcohol can only be sold between 7am and 11pm. Not allowed between 11pm and 7am.
<section end=attractions />
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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).
== Phone and mobile data ==
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Phone and mobile data]]</small><section begin=phone />
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* Countdown Auckland Metro (Victoria St W)
* [[Phone and mobile data#Network operators|Network operators]] - companies, contracts, pre-paid
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** Opening Hours: Mon - Sun : 7am-10pm
* [[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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** 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]
== Emergency contacts ==
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** It is on Victoria St between Queen + Albert Streets, almost opposite Elliot St.
: <small>''Main article:'' [[Emergency contacts]]</small><section begin=emergency />
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** Smaller supermarket than the Quay St branch.
* [[Emergency contacts#Emergency numbers|Emergency numbers]] - Dial 111 in an emergency
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** Gets very busy aroudn 5pm-7pm sometimes. Queues for checkouts can be 10+ minutes
* [[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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=== New World ===
: <small>''Main article:'' [[Weather]]</small><section begin=weather />
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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 BUT there is a free shoppers bus so you don't have to walk back with your groceries.
* [[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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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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** I think this is slightly 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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** Free Bus
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*** Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
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*** Leaves at every hour on the hour from the supermarket. It was from the carpark when I last used it. Ask the staff
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*** Ring to check if this still going
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*** Map of route https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&mid=zTG8G0yuQ_7o.kfwPqE-05bM4
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*** Link Bus: This is on the link bus route. http://at.govt.nz to look up info on bus.
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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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Revision as of 16:57, 6 January 2015

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Supermarkets

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.

Countdown


  • Countdown Auckland City (Quay St)
    • Opening Hours Mon - Sun, 24 hours
    • Address: 76 Quay Street, Auckland City. Phone: (09) 275 2567 Fax: (09) 377 7833
    • Google+ page
    • Alcohol can only be sold between 7am and 11pm. Not allowed between 11pm and 7am.
    • Full sized supermarket with a wide range of products including those for people with special dietary requirements (glutenfree, eggfree, dairy free, vegetarian etc).
  • Countdown Auckland Metro (Victoria St W)
    • Opening Hours: Mon - Sun : 7am-10pm
    • Address: 19-25 Victoria Street W, Auckland CBD. Ph (09) 255 2428 Fax (09) 255 9800
    • Google+ page
    • It is on Victoria St between Queen + Albert Streets, almost opposite Elliot St.
    • Smaller supermarket than the Quay St branch.
    • Gets very busy aroudn 5pm-7pm sometimes. Queues for checkouts can be 10+ minutes

New World

2 supermarkets: New World on Queen St and New world at Victoria Park. New World at Victoria Park is furthest away BUT there is a free shoppers bus so you don't have to walk back with your groceries.

New World website http://www.newworld.co.nz/

Asian Supermarkets

Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (Karangahape Road for non-locals)(behind k'rd foodcourt) and Tai Ping Beach Rd are 2 closest asian supermarkets to the venue. Mercury plaza supermarket Asian supermarkets on Hobson St. Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/

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