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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.
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A group of intrepid LCA delegates are taking the train down on Saturday 17 January.
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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.
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* [https://hola.org/ Hola] seems to work just fine for purpose, though it's not free software.
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* [https://www.torproject.org/ Tor] will also work, provided you restrict to NZ-based exit nodes.
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Kiwi Rail 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
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* Joshua Berkus
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* Geordie Millar
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* Michael Wheeler
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* maia sauren
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* Uwe Geuder (only Auckland - Ohakune)
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== Kiwi Train Songs ==
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* [http://www.folksong.org.nz/taumarunui/index.html Taumaranui on the Main Trunk Line] (lyrics + youtube vid). [http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/railway-songs NZ History net page on the song]
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* [http://folksong.org.nz/trainsongs.html List of NZ Train songs]. Some are on  youtube but not linked. eg [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWNzMm0vB_c Okaihau express]
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