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== About this page ==
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* Australian High Commission
Lin Nah will be leaving you info + links here for putting up on the wiki. Yes it is as opposed to doing it myself. Some of them require organising, wording etc. Mostly info + links I already have and so it is a copy + paste without prettying it up. Some will be links to where to find the info. [[User:Lin Nah|Lin Nah]] ([[User talk:Lin Nah|talk]]) 22:49, 14 December 2014 (AEDT)
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** Webpage http://www.newzealand.embassy.gov.au/wltn/home.html
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** Contact details for for Aust Consulate General in Auckland http://www.australia.org.nz/wltn/media.html
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** Travel Advice for NZ http://smartraveller.gov.au/zw-cgi/view/Advice/New_Zealand
  
= Stuff for wiki =
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* US Embassy in NZ
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** Web page http://newzealand.usembassy.gov/
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** Consulate Auckland http://newzealand.usembassy.gov/american_citizen.html
  
Assortment of content I'm chucking on this page.
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* Russian Embassy
HOpefully someone can take some time to put it in the righ tpages etc.
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** Russian Embassy webpage http://www.newzealand.mid.ru/index.html
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** Listing this because MFAT search doesn't list the right web page
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** Address: 57 Messines Road, Karori, Wellington. tel. (04) 476 6113 (except consular questions). fax (04) 476 3843. email: russia@clear.net.nz
  
http://wikitravel.org/en/New_Zealand
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* Where to find representatives of other countries
 
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** http://www.mfat.govt.nz/Embassies/2-Foreign-representatives-to-NZ/Diplomatic-and-Consular-List.php
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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** Note: Many list their various offices if there's more than one. However if the listing is for just the main embassy or office in Wellington/elsewhere with a web address for the consulate, check out that web address for more info. They may have representation in Auckland.
 
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Maps: either Open streetmap or google map
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If someone is creating them
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== Supermarkets ==
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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.
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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.
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Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/
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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.
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=== vegan ===
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Vegans may like '''The Cruelty Free shop''' on K'Rd http://www.thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz/
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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/
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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
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There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.
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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
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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/
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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
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* Kapiti Cheese + Icecream shop
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Shortland St, Auckland CBD  https://www.kapiticollection.co.nz/
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La Cigale market - there's some french cheeses sold there.
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== Bakeries in town ==
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Pandoro (queen st)
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== Best pies ==
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Prob good for ppl going on the roadtrip and wish to have pies along the way
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http://www.nzbakels.co.nz/pie_awards_2014.cfm
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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/
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Britomart Farmers market on Saturday
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Parnell Farmers market - behind the jubilee building on Sundays
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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.
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Friday night market at Wynyard quarter
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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
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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.
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Quay St Pharmacy
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Countdown Building
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76 Quay Street
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Auckland Central
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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
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Store Hours
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Open 7 days 9 am to 9 pm
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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
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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.
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Revision as of 05:01, 5 January 2015

  • Russian Embassy
    • Russian Embassy webpage http://www.newzealand.mid.ru/index.html
    • Listing this because MFAT search doesn't list the right web page
    • Address: 57 Messines Road, Karori, Wellington. tel. (04) 476 6113 (except consular questions). fax (04) 476 3843. email: russia@clear.net.nz