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* Drinking age is 18.
  
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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* Buying alcohol
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** If you wish to buy alcohol, bring your passport or NZ Driving licence with you. It has to be something official with a photo and your name + date of birth.
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** If you are with a group at the checkout and there's alcohol being purchased, they will ask everyone in the group for IDs.
  
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.
 
  
Please feel free to update this page to include/suggest other options.
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* Auckland City alcohol ban.
  
 
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** Year wide alcohol ban means you can drink in public unless it is in a licenced premises. Some bans are 24hrs a day and others are nighttime only.  
Cheers,
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** There are also some temporary alcohol bans
 
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** [http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/licencesregulations/alcohol/drinkresponsibly/Pages/alcoholbans.aspx This page] lists alcohol ban: current, temporary etc. Auckland cbd or where conference venue is in the Waitemata local board.
Jessica Smith (Astronomy Miniconf organiser)
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** [http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/licencesregulations/alcohol/Documents/liquorbanareaswaitemata.pdf pdf of map liquor ban areas in Waitemata]
 
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== Details ==
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* '''Date:''' Thursday 15th January, 2015
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* '''Time:''' Assemble at 6:45pm at University of Auckland, leave at 7:00pm, planetarium session starts at 8:00pm
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* '''Costs:''' Planetarium show is $10, Zeiss telescope viewing is $8, gallery entry is free
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* '''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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== Expression of interest ==
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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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* Jessica Smith (no vehicle)
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* Sharon Harnett (no vehicle)
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* Stefan Krist (no vehicle)
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* Daniel Hall (no vehicle)
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* Katrina Szetey (no vehicle)
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* Stuart Young (no vehicle)
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* Jed Murzello (no vehicle)
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Revision as of 13:13, 5 January 2015

  • Drinking age is 18.
  • Buying alcohol
    • If you wish to buy alcohol, bring your passport or NZ Driving licence with you. It has to be something official with a photo and your name + date of birth.
    • If you are with a group at the checkout and there's alcohol being purchased, they will ask everyone in the group for IDs.


  • Auckland City alcohol ban.
    • Year wide alcohol ban means you can drink in public unless it is in a licenced premises. Some bans are 24hrs a day and others are nighttime only.
    • There are also some temporary alcohol bans
    • This page lists alcohol ban: current, temporary etc. Auckland cbd or where conference venue is in the Waitemata local board.
    • pdf of map liquor ban areas in Waitemata