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{{DISPLAYTITLE:<span style="display:none;">User:</span><span style="text-shadow:gray 0.2em 0.2em 0.2em;"><font color="#703931">'''Augur'''</font></span><span style="display:none;"> </span>}}{{User:Augur_./box|About Me|My name is Robert Frittmann, but most people know me as ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ. I live in West Auckland, and I've been involved in the maker movement and the free/libre open source software community (as an end-user) for a number of years now. I currently have Lubuntu 14.04LTS installed on all my home computers, and I have an Android smartphone. I've been using Linux exclusively since about 2008. This will be my first LinuxConf, however.}}
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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.
{{User:Augur_./box|Wiki Support|I'm the wiki wrangler for LCA2015, and I'm happy to help delegates and presenters alike with their wiki editing questions. The fastest way to contact me for wiki support is via my [[User_talk:Augur_.|talk page]]. Alternatively, you can contact me via [https://twitter.com/Frittmann Twitter]. Sorry, I don't do Facebook. If I don't know the answer to your question, I'll tell you that straight away, and will then do some research to try to find an answer for you.}}
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{{User:Augur_./box|Transport|As mentioned above, I live in West Auckland. I will be traveling daily into the conference by car. I will have room for up to 6 other people in my 7-seater vehicle, and would be interested in car-pooling / ridesharing. If you live nearby Great North Road and would like a lift to/from the conference each day, please let me know on my [[User_talk:Augur_.|talk page]]. A donation towards petrol costs would be appreciated.}}
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A group of intrepid LCA delegates are taking the train down on Saturday 17 January.
{{User:Augur_./box|Social Media|I'm active on social media, and you can follow me on any of these services...
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[http://www.seat61.com/northern-explorer.htm Seat61] has a great summary of the journey.
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== Tickets ==
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Are available from [http://kiwirailscenic.co.nz Kiwi Rail Scenic]
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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.
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They accept all the major credit cards including Amex.
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== Attending ==
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=== To Auckland ===
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=== To Wellington ===
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==== Saturday 17 January ====
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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.
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* Christopher Neugebauer
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* Jack Scott
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* Cory Thompson
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* Jethro Carr
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* Clinton Roy

Revision as of 10:54, 15 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
  • Jethro Carr
  • Clinton Roy