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The intent of this page is to allow conf organisers to know who's expected at the airport when.
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KiwiRail's Northern Explorer is a well-known scenic train journey that operates three days a week from Auckland to Wellington.
  
You might also be able to use the info below to connect up with people who are on the same flight as you, arrange taxi shares, and so on, so '''leave some contact info''' in the entries that you create.
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A group of intrepid LCA delegates are taking the train down on Saturday 17 January.
  
===Arrivals===
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[http://www.seat61.com/northern-explorer.htm Seat61] has a great summary of the journey.
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of arrival''' in Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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== Tickets ==
  
*'''Friday 9 Jan'''
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Are available from [http://kiwirailscenic.co.nz Kiwi Rail Scenic]
** 06:30 NZ 176 (from Perth)
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*** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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*** Delan Azabani
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*** Brock York
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*** Josh Batchelor
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*** Luke Mercuri
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*** Clayton Johnson
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*** Matthew Pen
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** 20:50 VA7445 (SYD to AKL)
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*** James 'Ender' Brown
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*'''Saturday 10 Jan'''
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** 14:35 EK434 (BNE to AKL)
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*** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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** 17:30 NZ136 (BNE to AKL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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** 20:50 VA7418 (PER to AKL)
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*** Byron Jones (glob)
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*'''Sunday 11 Jan'''
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** 00:45 VA160 (BNE to AKL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar] (from VA1393 departing ADL)
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*** Michael Wheeler (from VA1712 departing GLT)
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** 08:00 QF111 (PER to AKL)
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*** [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]]
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** 13:05 NZ4994 (HKG to AKL)
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*** Jussi Pakkanen (from LH730 departing MUC)
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** 13:45 QF8762 (MEL to AKL)
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*** George Patterson
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** 14:15 NZ454 (WLG to AKL)
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*** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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** 14:50 NZ102 (SYD to AKL)
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*** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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** 15:25 VA148 (MEL to AKL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith]
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*** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
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** 17:30 JQ213 (MEL to AKL)
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*** David Bell (@dtbell91)
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*** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
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*** Mike Abrahall (@mijofa1)
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** 17:30 VA7436 (BNE to AKL)
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*** Ryan Stuart (@rstuart85) - have a free entry pass to the Virgin Lounge for anyone else on this flight. Contact me for details.
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** 18:20 VA7452/NZ972 (ADL to AKL)
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*** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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*** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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** 20:30 NZ476 (WLG to AKL)
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*** Douglas Bagnall
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** 20:50 NZ118 (SYD to AKL)
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*** [[User:Paul Warren|Paul Warren]]
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===Departures===
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If you don't live in NZ, the only ticket price available is the Flexi fare, which is NZD$199. Cheaper tickets, starting at NZD$139 at the time of writing are available for online booking from NZ, or if you do location spoofing. [https://hola.org/ Hola] seems to work just fine for this purpose.
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of departure''' from Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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They accept all the major credit cards including Amex.
  
*'''Friday 16 Jan'''
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== Attending ==
** 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith] (Changing to EK407 on Saturday)
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*'''Saturday 17 Jan'''
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** 07:00 NZ101 (AKL to SYD)
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=== To Auckland ===
*** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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** 09:30 NZ135 (AKL to BNE)
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=== To Wellington ===
*** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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** 10:00 NZ721 (AKL to MEL)
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==== Saturday 17 January ====
*** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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** 10:50 QF112 (AKL to PER)
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Please only list yourselves on this list once your ticket is booked. If at all possible, please list your name as it appears on your ticket, as I'll use this page to ask KiwiRail to seat as many of us together as possible.
*** [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]]
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** 13:00 VA7419 (AKL to SYD)
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* Christopher Neugebauer
*** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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* Jack Scott
** 13:00 NZ119 (AKL to SYD) (Possibly same plane as previous)
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* Cory Thompson
*** [[User:Paul Warren|Paul Warren]]
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** 13:00 NZ439 (AKL to WLG)
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*** Douglas Bagnall
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** 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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*** Byron Jones (glob)
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** 14:30 NZ4995 (AKL to HKG)
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*** Jussi Pakkanen
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** 14:45 VA7439 (AKL to BNE)
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*** Ryan Stuart (@rstuart85) - have a free entry pass to the Virgin Lounge for anyone else on this flight. Contact me for details.
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** 15:25 VA7425 (AKL to MEL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
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** 18:10 EK435 (AKL to BNE)
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*** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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** 18:30 EK413 (AKL to SYD)
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*** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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** 18:50 EK407 (AKL to MEL)
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*** Kathy Reid (@kathyreid) and Sue Reid
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** 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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*** David Bell (@dtbell91)
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*** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
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*** Mike Abrahall (@mijofa1)
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*'''Sunday 18 Jan'''
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** 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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*** James 'Ender' Brown
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*'''Monday 19 Jan'''
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** 14:25 NZ175 (AKL to PER)
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*** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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*** Delan Azabani
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*** Brock York
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*** Josh Batchelor
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*** Luke Mercuri
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*** Clayton Johnson
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*** Matthew Pen
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*'''Sunday 25 Jan'''
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** 08:20 VA7453 (AKL to ADL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar]
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** 09:30 VA7435 (AKL to BNE)
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*** Michael Wheeler
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Revision as of 18:22, 8 December 2014

KiwiRail's Northern Explorer is a well-known scenic train journey that operates three days a week from Auckland to Wellington.

A group of intrepid LCA delegates are taking the train down on Saturday 17 January.

Seat61 has a great summary of the journey.

Tickets

Are available from Kiwi Rail Scenic

If you don't live in NZ, the only ticket price available is the Flexi fare, which is NZD$199. Cheaper tickets, starting at NZD$139 at the time of writing are available for online booking from NZ, or if you do location spoofing. Hola seems to work just fine for this purpose.

They accept all the major credit cards including Amex.

Attending

To Auckland

To Wellington

Saturday 17 January

Please only list yourselves on this list once your ticket is booked. If at all possible, please list your name as it appears on your ticket, as I'll use this page to ask KiwiRail to seat as many of us together as possible.

  • Christopher Neugebauer
  • Jack Scott
  • Cory Thompson