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==Immigration requirements==
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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 ===
 
* [http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/australiancitizensandresidents.htm Australian] citizens and permanent residents do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
 
* [http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/australiancitizensandresidents.htm 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.
 
* 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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* [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.
 
* [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.
  
==Flying to Auckland==
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== By bus ==
* [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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* [http://www.intercity.co.nz Intercity]
* 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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* [https://nakedbus.com NakedBus]
* 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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* [http://www.manabus.com ManaBus]
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* [http://www.kiwiexperience.com KiwiExperience]
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* [http://www.straytravel.com Stray Travel]
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== By train ==
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* [http://www.kiwirail.co.nz KiwiRail]
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** [http://www.kiwirailscenic.co.nz/northern-explorer/?servicename=Northern%20Explorer Northern Explorer]
  
==Driving to Auckland==
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== By car ==
* It takes around 8 hours to drive from Wellington to Auckland
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* [http://www.newzealand.com/int/travel-times-and-distances-calculator Travel time and distance calculator]
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* [http://www.aatravel.co.nz/transport-and-rentals-newzealand/rentals.php Vehicle rentals] (nationwide)

Revision as of 00:02, 30 December 2014

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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.

By bus

By train

By car