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==Immigration requirements==
[[File:augurs-affordable-accomodation-200x200.png|left]] [[User:Augur_.|<font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font>]] is one of the LCA volunteers, who lives in West Auckland and will be attending the conference every day. He has a 7-seater car with space enough to take some delegates between their accommodation out West and the conference venue. If you want to stay out West but don't want to have the hassles of commuting and parking each day, then this might be a solution for you. There will be a daily ridesharing/carpooling arrangement to the conference venue. Transport back to your accommodation can also be arranged, and can be flexible to suit social activities in the evening, with <font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font> as your sober driver. Spaces are limited, so get in quick! A donation for petrol costs would be appreciated. See below for more details about [[#Transport Arrangements|Transport Arrangements]]. {{newleft}}
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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.
== Accommodation Options ==
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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.
:<small>'''MAP:''' [https://www.google.co.nz/maps/search/hotels+and+motels+near+henderson/@-36.8707449,174.6293273,14z Google map of hotels and motels near Henderson]</small>
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* Check the [http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/visit/ Immigration New Zealand website] for details
If you are staying in one of the hotels/motels listed below, you may be able to be picked up/dropped off by <font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font> each day of the conference as part of the rideshare/carpooling arrangement.
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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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!Name!!Address!!TripAdvisor||Studio Room||Single Room
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|[http://www.lincolncourtmotel.co.nz Lincoln Court Motel]||[https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/Lincoln+Court+Motel/@-36.86903,174.628223,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d0d4049c1ff317d:0xcc361aac5e32771b Lincoln Road]||<span style="display:none;">1.5</span><span class="plainlinks">{{fs}}{{hs}}{{es}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.tripadvisor.co.nz/Hotel_Review-g2037418-d2037420-Reviews-Lincoln_Court_Motel-Henderson_North_Island.html (13 Reviews)]</span>||$85 - $90 p.n.||$119 p.n.
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|[http://www.akwest.co.nz A K West Motel]||[https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/A+K+West+Motel/@-36.8724464,174.62124,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d0d40340ae582f9:0x1a0782ddd4e1dc3c Swanson Road]||<span style="display:none;">3.0</span><span class="plainlinks">{{fs}}{{fs}}{{fs}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.tripadvisor.co.nz/Hotel_Review-g2037418-d2002196-Reviews-A_K_WEST_Motel-Henderson_North_Island.html (12 Reviews)]</span>||$115 p.n.||$115 p.n.
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|[http://www.sunsetlodgemotel.co.nz Sunset Lodge Motel]||[https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/Sunset+Lodge+Motel/@-36.861152,174.649807,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d0d40f6769b928f:0x3bb0ab51da6ae05d Te Atatu Road]||<span style="display:none;">3.0</span><span class="plainlinks">{{fs}}{{fs}}{{fs}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.tripadvisor.co.nz/Hotel_Review-g2037418-d2233768-Reviews-Sunset_Lodge_Motel-Henderson_North_Island.html (4 Reviews)]</span>||$110 p.n.||$150 p.n.
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|[http://www.dalmacourt.co.nz Dalma Court Motor Inn]||[https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/Dalma+Court+Motor+Inn/@-36.885672,174.642615,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d0d41a8d055527f:0xd4f8272b0cfb4e Great North Road]||<span style="display:none;">3.0</span><span class="plainlinks">{{fs}}{{fs}}{{fs}}{{es}}{{es}} [http://www.tripadvisor.co.nz/Hotel_Review-g2037418-d1186561-Reviews-Dalma_Court_Motor_Inn-Henderson_North_Island.html#REVIEWS (12 Reviews)]</span>||$115 p.n.||$140 p.n.
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|[http://www.qualityhotellincolngreen.co.nz Quality Hotel/Lincoln Green]||[https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/Quality+Hotel+Lincoln+Green/@-36.86294,174.630982,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d0d404660b8d6c5:0x31ea3a5c9c1b5589 Lincoln Road]||<span style="display:none;">3.5</span><span class="plainlinks">{{fs}}{{fs}}{{fs}}{{hs}}{{es}}[http://www.tripadvisor.co.nz/Hotel_Review-g1811043-d1675687-Reviews-Quality_Hotel_Lincoln_Green-Waitakere_City_North_Island.html (59 Reviews)]</span>||$126 p.n.||$132 p.n.
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=== Recommendation ===
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'''[http://www.qualityhotellincolngreen.co.nz Quality Hotel/Lincoln Green]''' is close to where <font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font> lives and is part of a [http://www.choicehotels.co.nz/ major Australasian hotel chain]. The [http://www.lincolngreen.co.nz/ Lincoln Green] is a well known watering hole in the West, with both [http://www.lincolngreen.co.nz/wawcs0145667/Home.html Icon Restaurant & Bar] and [http://www.bar159.co.nz/ Bar159] on the same premises. As at 27-Dec-14, they state that they have the following rooms available during the week of 12-16 January, but this will change as we get closer to the start of the conference...
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;35x Standard Twin Rooms: 1 Queen & 1 King Single bed ($126 p.n.)
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==Flying to Auckland==
;5x Superior Rooms: 1 Queen & 1 Single Divan bed, room has no balcony or deck ($132 p.n.)
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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.  
;1x Premium Room: 1 Queen & 1 Single Divan bed, spacious room with balcony and bath ($154 p.n.)
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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.
;4x Premium Twin Rooms: 2 Queen beds, spacious room on lower level with deck and bath ($154 p.n.)
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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.
  
The above rates are room only. Rates are inclusive of GST and are based on 1-2 people. There is a $20 charge for an extra adult or rollaway if required. For reservations, phone (within NZ) 0800-838-7006 or (within Auckland) 09-838-7006. International bookings via email on reception@lincolngreen.co.nz
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==Driving to Auckland==
 
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* It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland
== Transport Arrangements ==
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If you have booked a room at one of the above accommodation options and would like to arrange rideshare/carpooling with <font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font>, please contact him on his [[User_talk:Augur_.|talk page]], or via {{TwitterMe|frittmann}}. The vehicle is a blue Mazda Premacy named Sue. You can follow Sue's exploits on {{TwitterMe|BlueSuePremacy}}. This is the best place to see/notify of any schedule changes for the ridesharing. Please use the hashtags [https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&q=%23lca2015&src=typd #lca2015] and [https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&q=%23rideshare&src=typd #rideshare]. A donation for petrol costs would be appreciated.
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Revision as of 02:44, 29 December 2014

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.

Flying to Auckland

  • 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.

Driving to Auckland

  • It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland