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Frequently Asked Questions about the conference
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== Vegetarians and Vegan ==
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* NZ Vegetarian society's lists
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** [http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/home/local-events/auckland-centre/auckland-vegetarian-shops-and-products/ Where to buy vegetarian/vegan products in Auckland]
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** [http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/ Vegan + vegetarian wines + beer]
  
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* Shops
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** [http://www.thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz/ The Cruelty Free shop] on K'Rd
  
=General Questions about the conference=
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* 2 more list of vegetarian + vegan wine: [http://www.veggie.co.nz/wine/ vegieconz] and [http://www.barnivore.com/wine/m-r?region=New+Zealand barnivore]
==Is there a Code of Conduct?==
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* Auckland Vegan blogs about vegan food: cafes/restaurants, what+where she buys. She's a geek too.
Yes, the short version is "Be Awesome". Refer [https://linux.conf.au/cor/code_of_conduct Code of Conduct on the Conference Website]. All attendees are expected to adhere to the code of conduct, with the goal being that all attendees will enjoy themselves.
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** [https://aucklandvegan.wordpress.com/ blog] and [https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?t=h&ie=UTF8&msa=0&z=12&hl=en&mid=zOJMW_D_CHpM.kqfi7VArQ1iA Google map]  
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** [https://www.facebook.com/AKLvegan Facebook page] and [https://twitter.com/aucklandvegan Twitter @aucklandvegan]
  
==Can I get a one day ticket?==
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There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.
No. Tickets are only sold for the entire five days of conference. We strongly encourage people to attend all days to not miss out of talks, social events and the "hallway track".
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==What are Miniconfs?==
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* [http://www.heritagehotels.co.nz/hotels/heritage-auckland/services/healthy-eating Vegan and Vegan options] for High Tea or Dinner available at [http://www.heritagehotels.co.nz/hotels/heritage-auckland/services/hectors-restaurant Hector's Restaurant], Heritage Auckland Hotel.
The first 2 days of the conference (Monday and Tuesday) are devoted to Miniconfs. They are each devoted to a specific topic and run by organisers (rather than the main conference) for a whole day in one of the lecture theaters. Except for those that require special equipment you can attended and of them as part of your registration and switch between them during the days. Schedules and more details of each Miniconf is published on the website.
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* Satya South Indian Cafe (K Rd + Gt Nth Rd + Mt Eden Rd) has lovely vegan indian dishes (As well as meat + vegetarian selections)
  
==I'm not a programmer, should I attend?==
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* Cold stuff
Yes. The majority of the attendees are not fulltime programmers. Each session at the conference has 5-6 talks and these are arranged so that there should be something for everyone in each session. If you are unsure what to attend the talks that are predicted to be the most popular will be sceduled towards the left of the programme in the largest rooms.
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** Most if not all fruit sorbets from [https://www.facebook.com/giapogelato Giapo] are vegan. Ask and they'll tell you. They are delicious. 267 - 287 Queen St., CBD. [https://plus.google.com/108414168906457778261/about?hl=en Google+] and  [http://giapo.com/ web].
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** [http://niceblocks.co.nz/nice-blocks/ Nice blocks] and [http://niceblocks.co.nz/little-island/ Nice cream] are vegan. auckland vegan on [https://aucklandvegan.wordpress.com/2011/06/11/frozen-treats-for-cold-days/ niceblocks] and [https://aucklandvegan.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/the-only-thing-nicer-than-a-nice-block/ nicecream]
  
== Can I get assistance with my VISA application ==
 
As a volunteer run conference linux.conf.au in unable to offer a letter of invitation to our speakers. Under NZ immigration rules as speakers are not being paid to attend a professional conference you should be able to attend under a visitors visa.
 
  
=The Schedule=
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== Gluten Free in NZ ==
==Is the schedule final==
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* [http://www.coeliac.org.nz/eating_gluten_free Gluten Free in NZ]
With LCA the schedule is always somewhat fluid so bookmark the on-line schedule on your smart phone or tablet.
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* [http://www.coeliac.org.nz/crossed_grain The Crossed Grain Logo] + [http://www.coeliac.org.nz/crossed-grain-logo-shopping-guide shopping guide]
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* [http://jimmyboswell.com/foodblog/everyday-gluten-free-products-in-new-zealand/ List of Gluten free products in NZ]
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* [http://coeliacconz.joidesign.com/manufacturer Manufacturers of Gluten Free products]
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* [http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/ Gluten free beer]
  
==Can I get an iCAL or similar of the schedule?==
 
There is an experimental ical feed at http://linux.conf.au/programme/schedule/ical
 
  
=The Venue=
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== Some Web Sites ==
==What parking options are there at the Venue?==
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The building we are using at the University of Auckland (OGGB) has a 5 level 1000 park carpark in the basement. General [https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/how-university-works/campuses-locations-transport/campus-parking-options.html parking rates] apply.
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=Stuff at the conference=
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HappyCow.net is a healthy / vegetarian dining search engine.
== What do the Symbols on my Badge mean? ==
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TODO: We should copy this page - http://www.lca2010.org.nz/wiki/BadgeDefinitions
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http://www.happycow.net/m/australia/new_zealand/auckland/?sort=vegtype

Latest revision as of 15:48, 6 January 2015

Vegetarians and Vegan

There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.

  • Vegan and Vegan options for High Tea or Dinner available at Hector's Restaurant, Heritage Auckland Hotel.
  • Satya South Indian Cafe (K Rd + Gt Nth Rd + Mt Eden Rd) has lovely vegan indian dishes (As well as meat + vegetarian selections)


Gluten Free in NZ


Some Web Sites

HappyCow.net is a healthy / vegetarian dining search engine.

http://www.happycow.net/m/australia/new_zealand/auckland/?sort=vegtype