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{{Trail|About|Auckland}}
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== By air ==
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: <small>''See also:'' [[Arrivals Departures]]</small>
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Airport Auckland] is New Zealand's biggest airport, and the fourth biggest in Australasia, meaning you can fly directly from any airport in the Pacific.
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* The conference is taking place near the summer holiday peak so you will need to book your flights and accommodation as early as possible to get the cheapest rates.
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* Flying from the US? Remember that you're flying into the future! Don't forget to take this into account and check what day and local time you arrive.
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=== Immigration requirements ===
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* [http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/australiancitizensandresidents.htm Australian] citizens and permanent residents do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
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* If you are from a visa-waiver country (including USA, most of the EU, Japan) and intending to visit for no more three months, then you do not need a visa.
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* Check the [http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/visit/ Immigration New Zealand website] for details
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* [http://www.customs.govt.nz/inprivate/Pages/default.aspx Customs] advice for visiting New Zealand. Note that New Zealand has stronger restrictions on bringing in food and other products that may host agricultural pests than most countries.
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=== Airport to venue transfers ===
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Auckland airport has buses, shuttles and taxis available. Note that the Auckland domestic and international airports are about 1 km apart, so ensure you order a taxi to the correct location.
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{{#display_map:
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12 Grafton Rd, Auckland, 1010~[[Location|Owen G Glen Building (OGGB)]]~This will be the main venue for the conference.;
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Auckland Airport, Ray Emery Drive, Auckland, 2022~Auckland Airport
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* http://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/ToAndFromTheAirport/PublicTransport/TaxisAndShuttles.aspx
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* Uber has a fixed price $70 fare to or from Auckland Airport to an area which includes the University of Auckland (where the conference is held) and our accommodation.
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* http://taxi.co.nz is a facility run by Air NZ. It is a price comparison facility that includes airbus, taxi, shuttles and even helicopter. Note there's a slight surcharge for its use. In order to secure those prices, you need to book + pay for it via the website. I haven't used it before but I can see how it is useful.
  
The intent of this page is to allow conf organisers to know who's expected at the airport when.
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==== Airbus ====
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* Cost $16 one way
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* http://www.airbus.co.nz/
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* airport to the city - http://www.airbus.co.nz/pictures/map-1-horizontal.png
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* city to the airport - http://www.airbus.co.nz/pictures/map-2-horizontal.png
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==== Shuttles ====
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* Cost $33 per person, one way.
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* Shuttles are door to door.
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* You must book the shuttle from Auckland to Airport. Please do this at least a day in advance.
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* Some other shuttle services may not be at the airport and you may need to book them for pickup.
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* Not all shuttle services have the same fee. So ask before you hop on.
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* Some don't like shuttles because you may have other passengers in there to drop off along the way. Most cases they try to group all to the CBD. Obviously problem is not there if there's a few LCA ppl in the shuttle.
  
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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* Super shuttle https://www.supershuttle.co.nz/Default.aspx
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** The best known in Auckland for Airport shuttle service.
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** Cost for airport - cbd (based on search on the [https://www.supershuttle.co.nz/Default.aspx supershuttle's website] : 4ppl $59; 5ppl $67; 6ppl $75; 7ppl $84; 8ppl $91; 9ppl $99; 10 $107  11ppl $113
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** This means for 5 ppl it works out cheaper than the airbus and you have a door to door service.
  
===Arrivals===
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* Other shuttle services below were found via google + searched the prices below. I think you need to book with them in order for them to come pick you up.  Note - never used them.
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* Shuttlebus http://www.shuttlebus.co.nz/
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** From Airport to CBD:  4 pax 65; 5 pax $70 ;  6 - 11ppl  $85
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** From CBD to airport: 6 - 11ppl $75
  
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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* Express shuttle http://www.expressshuttle.co.nz/
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** Auckland CBD - Airport one way: 3-4 $60; 5-6 $70; 7- 11ppl $85
  
==== Wednesday 7 Jan ====
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* Air Shuttle  http://www.airshuttle.biz/
* 22:05 QF 147 (from Sydney)
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** Airport to CBD 3 - 9 ppl $80
** Steve Walsh
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** CBD to Airport 3 - 9  ppl $65
  
==== Friday 9 Jan ====
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* Quick shuttle http://www.quickshuttle.co.nz/airport-terminal/
* 06:30 NZ 176 (from Perth)
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** 1 to 2 people - $60 total price
** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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** 3 to 4 people - $65 total price
** Delan Azabani
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** 5 to 6 people - $75 total price
** Brock York
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** 7 to 11 people - $90 total price
** Josh Batchelor
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** Luke Mercuri
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** Clayton Johnson
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** Matthew Pen
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* 15:30 NZ 5 (LAX to AKL)
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** [http://alasdairallan.com Alasdair Allan]
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* 20:50 VA7445 (SYD to AKL)
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** James 'Ender' Brown
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* 22:45 VA7434 (BNE to AKL)
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** Clinton Roy
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==== Saturday 10 Jan ====
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* Kathy's shuttle http://kathysshuttle.co.nz/
* 08:00 QF111 (PER to AKL)
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** 2 ppl from airport to central auckland $45 Source: http://kathysshuttle.co.nz/gettingplaces/
** [mailto:kibelan@gmail.com Ben Kelly]
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** Her booking page has choices for up to 6 or more. So it is probably a bigger vehicle than the car on the web page.
* 14:35 EK434 (BNE to AKL)
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** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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* 17:15 NZ124 (MEL to AKL)
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** [[User:Christopher Neugebauer|Christopher Neugebauer]]
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* 17:30 NZ136 (BNE to AKL)
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** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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* 18:55 QF181 (SYD to AKL)
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** [mailto:lca@eyal.emu.id.au Eyal Lebedinsky]
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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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==== Taxi ====
* 00:45 VA160 (BNE to AKL)
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* $75-$90
** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar] (from VA1393 departing ADL)
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* http://taxi.co.nz (pre-paid taxi)
** Michael Wheeler (from VA1712 departing GLT)
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* Taxi is a metered srevice and so fare above is an approximation.  The meter still ticks when it is stuck in traffic unless you managed to negotiate a flat fee for the journey.
* 05:45 JQ215 (MEL to AKL)
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* IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are at the airport and need to go somewhere, within the airport area, be aware that it could be very expensive despite the short distance.
** Michael Cordover (aka mjec)
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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 (also EK406) (MEL to AKL)
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** George Patterson
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** Kevin Collas-Arundell (@kcollasarundell|tacticus)
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* 14:15 NZ454 (WLG to AKL)
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** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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** [[User:Ewen McNeill|Ewen McNeill]]
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* 14:35 QF8770/EK434 (BNE to AKL)
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** Jared Ring
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* 14:50 NZ102 (SYD to AKL)
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** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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* 14:55 QF143 (SYD to AKL)
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** Mike Carden
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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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** [[User:Tim Serong|Tim Serong]] ([https://twitter.com/tserong @tserong])
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* 17:15 NZ124 (MEL to AKL)
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** Mark Jessop (@darksidelemm - from VA206 departing ADL)
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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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** Josh Mesilane (@zindello)
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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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* 19:25 JQ260 (WLG to AKL)
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** Jim (James) Whittaker
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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===
 
  
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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== By bus ==
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* [http://www.intercity.co.nz Intercity]
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* [https://nakedbus.com NakedBus]
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* [http://www.manabus.com ManaBus]
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* [http://www.kiwiexperience.com KiwiExperience]
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* [http://www.straytravel.com Stray Travel]
  
==== Friday 16 Jan ====
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== By train ==
*19:55 JQ283 (AKL to WLG)
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* [http://www.kiwirail.co.nz KiwiRail]
** Jim (James) Whittaker
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** [http://www.kiwirailscenic.co.nz/northern-explorer/?servicename=Northern%20Explorer Northern Explorer]
* 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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== By car ==
* 07:00 NZ101 (AKL to SYD)
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* [http://www.newzealand.com/int/travel-times-and-distances-calculator Travel time and distance calculator]
** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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* [http://www.aatravel.co.nz/transport-and-rentals-newzealand/rentals.php Vehicle rentals] (nationwide)
* 07:35 JQ202 (AKL to SYD)
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** Michael Cordover (aka mjec)
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* 09:00 VA7403 (AKL to SYD)
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** [[User:Tim Serong|Tim Serong]] ([https://twitter.com/tserong @tserong])
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* 09:30 NZ135 (AKL to BNE)
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** [https://twitter.com/bradleymarshall Brad Marshall]
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* 10:00 NZ721 (AKL to MEL)
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** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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* 10:40 NZ4 (AKL to LAX)
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** [http://alasdairallan.com Alasdair Allan]
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* 10:50 QF112 (AKL to PER)
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** [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]]
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* 11:00 QF182 (AKL to SYD)
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** Mike Carden
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* 13:00 VA7419 (AKL to SYD)
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** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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** Mark Jessop (@darksidelemm - then onto ADL on VA436)
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* 13:00 NZ119 (AKL to SYD) (Possibly same plane as previous)
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** [[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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** [[User:Ewen McNeill|Ewen McNeill]]
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* 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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** Byron Jones (glob)
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* 14:00 QF144 (AKL to SYD)
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** [mailto:lca@eyal.emu.id.au Eyal Lebedinsky]
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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 QF8771/EK435 (AKL to BNE)
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** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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** Jared Ring
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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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** Josh Mesilane (@zindello)
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==== Sunday 18 Jan ====
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* 08:15 QF142 (AKL to SYD)
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** Steve Walsh
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* 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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** James 'Ender' Brown
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* 16:00 VA7434 (WLG to BNE)
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** Clinton Roy
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* 18:40 VA0729/NZ0729 (AKL to MEL)
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** Bianca Gibson
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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 16:16, 5 January 2015

< Main Page < About < Auckland

By air

See also: Arrivals Departures
  • Auckland is New Zealand's biggest airport, and the fourth biggest in Australasia, meaning you can fly directly from any airport in the Pacific.
  • The conference is taking place near the summer holiday peak so you will need to book your flights and accommodation as early as possible to get the cheapest rates.
  • Flying from the US? Remember that you're flying into the future! Don't forget to take this into account and check what day and local time you arrive.

Immigration requirements

  • Australian citizens and permanent residents do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
  • If you are from a visa-waiver country (including USA, most of the EU, Japan) and intending to visit for no more three months, then you do not need a visa.
  • Check the Immigration New Zealand website for details
  • Customs advice for visiting New Zealand. Note that New Zealand has stronger restrictions on bringing in food and other products that may host agricultural pests than most countries.

Airport to venue transfers

Auckland airport has buses, shuttles and taxis available. Note that the Auckland domestic and international airports are about 1 km apart, so ensure you order a taxi to the correct location.

Loading map...
  • http://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/ToAndFromTheAirport/PublicTransport/TaxisAndShuttles.aspx
  • Uber has a fixed price $70 fare to or from Auckland Airport to an area which includes the University of Auckland (where the conference is held) and our accommodation.
  • http://taxi.co.nz is a facility run by Air NZ. It is a price comparison facility that includes airbus, taxi, shuttles and even helicopter. Note there's a slight surcharge for its use. In order to secure those prices, you need to book + pay for it via the website. I haven't used it before but I can see how it is useful.

Airbus

Shuttles

  • Cost $33 per person, one way.
  • Shuttles are door to door.
  • You must book the shuttle from Auckland to Airport. Please do this at least a day in advance.
  • Some other shuttle services may not be at the airport and you may need to book them for pickup.
  • Not all shuttle services have the same fee. So ask before you hop on.
  • Some don't like shuttles because you may have other passengers in there to drop off along the way. Most cases they try to group all to the CBD. Obviously problem is not there if there's a few LCA ppl in the shuttle.
  • Super shuttle https://www.supershuttle.co.nz/Default.aspx
    • The best known in Auckland for Airport shuttle service.
    • Cost for airport - cbd (based on search on the supershuttle's website : 4ppl $59; 5ppl $67; 6ppl $75; 7ppl $84; 8ppl $91; 9ppl $99; 10 $107 11ppl $113
    • This means for 5 ppl it works out cheaper than the airbus and you have a door to door service.
  • Other shuttle services below were found via google + searched the prices below. I think you need to book with them in order for them to come pick you up. Note - never used them.
  • Shuttlebus http://www.shuttlebus.co.nz/
    • From Airport to CBD: 4 pax 65; 5 pax $70 ; 6 - 11ppl $85
    • From CBD to airport: 6 - 11ppl $75

Taxi

  • $75-$90
  • http://taxi.co.nz (pre-paid taxi)
  • Taxi is a metered srevice and so fare above is an approximation. The meter still ticks when it is stuck in traffic unless you managed to negotiate a flat fee for the journey.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are at the airport and need to go somewhere, within the airport area, be aware that it could be very expensive despite the short distance.


By bus

By train

By car