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= Getting around New Zealand =
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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
New Zealand touring map:
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*Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
http://businessevents.newzealand.com/MediaLibraries/TNZ.BusEvts/Resources/PDFs/Regional%20Factsheets/New-Zealand-Touring-Map.PDF
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*Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/<br/>
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*2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/<br/>
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*Virtual network operator Skinny https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
  
Essential New Zealand travel guide app:
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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
http://www.newzealand.com/int/utilities/essential-new-zealand-app/
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
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*gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees only<br/>
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*umts/3g
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** 850, 2100 MHz - Spark / Skinny<br/>
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** 900, 2100 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees<br/>
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*lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz<br/>
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** Very Limited 700MHz at present<br/><br/>
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= Auckland Attractions =
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'''Note''' 2degrees for data [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs NZ$99] for 12GB.
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For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.
  
== Museums ==
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'''Note''' Vodafone Travellers SIM for $49 with 2GB Data, and for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home. Check your countries Vodafone website
http://www.maritimemuseum.co.nz/
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http://www.motat.org.nz/
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'''Note''' Spark Travellers SIM for $49 is similar to the Vodafone offering.
  
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/
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'''Note''' Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.
  
== Adventure ==
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'''Note''' Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29
http://www.crystalmountain.co.nz/
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http://rainbowsend.co.nz/
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'''Note''' Spark / Skinny share the same broadcast frequencies and have '''NO''' 2G Network
 
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http://snowplanet.co.nz/
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== Nature ==
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http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/premierparks/Pages/onetreehill.aspx
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http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/premierparks/Pages/mteden.aspx
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http://regionalparks.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/waitakereranges
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http://www.piha.co.nz/
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== Animal enclosures ==
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http://www.aucklandzoo.co.nz/
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http://butterflycreek.co.nz/
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http://www.kellytarltons.co.nz/
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http://kiwivalley.co.nz/
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== Tourist Attractions ==
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http://www.edengarden.co.nz/index.cfm
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http://www.chuanspa.co.nz/en/Auckland/index.html
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http://www.skycityauckland.co.nz/attractions/sky-tower/
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http://www.stardome.org.nz/
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http://www.magicbroomsticktours.co.nz/
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http://www.brickbaysculpture.co.nz/Visit-us.aspx
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http://www.devonport.co.nz/
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http://odysseysensorymaze.co.nz/
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== Tours / Boat trips ==
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http://www.navigatortours.co.nz/Experiences.html
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http://waiheke.aucklandnz.com/
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http://www.bushandbeach.co.nz/
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http://www.maritimemuseum.co.nz/wawcs0142395/voyager-live-sailings.html
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Revision as of 22:01, 29 December 2014

< Main Page < About < Auckland

There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:

All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.
All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.

  • gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees only
  • umts/3g
    • 850, 2100 MHz - Spark / Skinny
    • 900, 2100 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees
  • lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz
    • Very Limited 700MHz at present


Note 2degrees for data NZ$99 for 12GB. For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.

Note Vodafone Travellers SIM for $49 with 2GB Data, and for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home. Check your countries Vodafone website

Note Spark Travellers SIM for $49 is similar to the Vodafone offering.

Note Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.

Note Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29

Note Spark / Skinny share the same broadcast frequencies and have NO 2G Network