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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 />
  
Given that the '''Stardome Planetarium Observatory''' is situated handily close to the University of Auckland venue for LCA2015, I thought we'd organise an Astronomy BoF again this year to complement the Astronomy Miniconf.
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== Transport around Auckland ==
 
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Transport]]</small><section begin=transportaround />
Stardome has a [http://www.stardome.org.nz/whats-on/gallery-exhibits/ gallery/exhibits], and runs a [http://www.stardome.org.nz/events/the-summer-night-sky/ planetarium show on the summer night sky] at 8pm. After the planetarium show, there is [http://www.stardome.org.nz/whats-on/telescope-viewing/ telescope viewing available] which included amateur-grade telescopes in the courtyard, or the option of viewing through the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stardome_Observatory#Facilities Zeiss 0.5m telescope] for a small extra fee.
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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
Please feel free to update this page to include/suggest other options.
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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
Cheers,
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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 />
Jessica Smith (Astronomy Miniconf organiser)
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== Attractions ==
 
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Attractions]]</small><section begin=attractions />
== Details ==
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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
* '''Date:''' Thursday 15th January, 2015
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* [[Attractions#Nature|Nature]] - scenic locations, public parks, beaches
* '''Time:''' Assemble at 6:45pm at University of Auckland, leave at 7:00pm, planetarium session starts at 8:00pm
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* [[Attractions#Animal Enclosures|Animal Enclosures]] - zoological parks, animal encounters
* '''Costs:''' Planetarium show is $10, Zeiss telescope viewing is $8, gallery entry is free
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* [[Attractions#Activities|Activities]] -
* '''Location:''' Stardome Planetarium Observatory, 670 Manukau Rd, Royal Oak, Auckland 1023 (approx 7km from University of Auckland)
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* '''Travel:''' We'll need to arrange transport (locals with vehicles) or arrange to catch cabs
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== Phone and mobile data ==
 
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Phone and mobile data]]</small><section begin=phone />
== Expression of interest ==
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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
Add yourself here. If you have a vehicle and can take passengers, please indicate the number of passengers you can take with you.
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== Emergency contacts ==
* Jessica Smith (no vehicle)
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: <small>''Main article:'' [[Emergency contacts]]</small><section begin=emergency />
* Sharon Harnett (no vehicle)
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* [[Emergency contacts#Emergency numbers|Emergency numbers]] - Dial 111 in an emergency
* Stefan Krist (no vehicle)
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* [[Emergency contacts#Emergency Services in Auckland|Emergency Services in Auckland]] - police, security, ambulance, hospital, fire<section end=emergency />
* Daniel Hall (no vehicle)
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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]] - where to get reliable forecasts (if such things exist)
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Revision as of 00:03, 30 December 2014

< Main Page < About

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
  • General - what to expect from Auckland's weather during the conf
  • Forecasts - where to get reliable forecasts (if such things exist)