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= BlueHackers Birds of a Feather =
  
== Electronics and Computer shops ==
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BlueHackers is an informal organisation of hackers and geeks who discuss and support each other on the topic of depression and mental illness. This BoF is an opportunity to meet with and talk freely about the topic of depression with other affected people. This isn't a therapy group, and is not a substitute for professional help. However talking openly about this topic is one of the most positive and helpful things we can do for each other.  Participation is completely optional and voluntary - you are welcome to sit up the back and just listen if you prefer.
Places in Auckland where you can buy gear that is very close to the venue (can walk there or take a bus/taxi)
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* [http://pbtech.co.nz/ PB Tech] computer store.
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For more information you can read [http://bluehackers.org/about about BlueHackers].
** [http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?p=stores List of Stores] - click on Auckland Uni or Auckland City.
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** Store at U of Auckland campus, Level 2, Kate Edger Information Commons, 9 Symonds St, Auckland CBD. Open Mon - Sat. [https://plus.google.com/+KateEdgerInformationCommonsAuckland/about Google+ for bldg]
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** 1st Fl, 105 Queen St, Auckland CBD  [https://plus.google.com/118086445876403306531/about Google+]. Open 7 Days.
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* [http://www.surplustronics.co.nz/ Surplustronics]. 520 Queen St, Auckland CBD. [https://plus.google.com/102459743318004716740/about Google+]. Catalogue online. [http://www.surplustronics.co.nz/stores Queen St store open Monday - Saturday]
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* [http://jaycar.co.nz/ Jaycar]. 231 Khyber Pass, Newmarket. [https://plus.google.com/117991664622103688699/about Google+]. [http://jaycar.co.nz/stores.asp open 7 days]. Catalogue online.
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This Birds of a Feather is being held on 13 January 2015 at 19:30 in Caseroom 2.
  
== Supermarkets ==
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== Sign-ups for the BlueHackers BoF ==
There's 2 chains in the Auckland Central, Countdown and New World with 4 supermarkets between them. With all I'll try to add the google+ page so you have a link to the map to help you find them. There's also a few asian supermarkets in the CBD.
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=== Countdown ===
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'''Please Note:''' Sign-ups are optional. Everyone is welcome.
* Countdown has 2 supermarkets: Countdown Auckland City and Countdown Auckland Metro
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** If you hate shopping, you can order online and have the groceries delivered OR pick up from the supermarket.  
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** Countdown Auckland City, on Quay St has both options (delivery or collect)
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** Page with info on click + collect http://shop.countdown.co.nz/Shop/Page/ClickAndCollect?ref=homepage
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** Page on delivery http://shop.countdown.co.nz/Shop/Page/Delivery?ref=homepage
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* John Dalton (@johndalton) - BoF Coordinator
* Countdown Auckland City (Quay St)
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* [[User:Augur_.|<font color="#703931">'''ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ'''</font>]]
** Opening Hours Mon - Sun, 24 hours
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** Address: 76 Quay Street, Auckland City. Phone: (09) 275 2567 Fax: (09) 377 7833
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** [https://plus.google.com/107318942159026452985/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]
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** Alcohol can only be sold between 7am and 11pm. Not allowed between 11pm and 7am.
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** Full sized supermarket with a wide range of products including those for people with special dietary requirements (glutenfree, eggfree, dairy free, vegetarian etc).
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* Countdown Auckland Metro (Victoria St W)
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** Opening Hours: Mon - Sun : 7am-10pm
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** Address: 19-25 Victoria Street W, Auckland CBD. Ph (09) 255 2428 Fax (09) 255 9800
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** [https://plus.google.com/107954093614494144047/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]
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** It is on Victoria St between Queen + Albert Streets, almost opposite Elliot St.
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** Smaller supermarket than the Quay St branch.
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** Gets very busy aroudn 5pm-7pm sometimes. Queues for checkouts can be 10+ minutes
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=== New World ===
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2 supermarkets: New World on Queen St and New world at Victoria Park. New World at Victoria Park is furthest away BUT there is a free shoppers bus so you don't have to walk back with your groceries.
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New World website http://www.newworld.co.nz/
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* New World Metro (Queen St)
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** Address: 125 Queen St (opposite Shortland St), Auckland. Tel: (09) 300 5390. Fax: (09) 300 5391
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** http://www.newworld.co.nz/upper-north-island/auckland/metro-queen-street/
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** Hours: Mon - Fri 7am to 10pm; Sat - Sun 8am - 10pm
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** [https://plus.google.com/114810846568722205399/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+]
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** I think this is slightly smaller than New World at Victoria Park.
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* New World Victoria Park
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** Address: 2 College Hill, Freemans Bay, New Zealand. Tel:(09) 307 8400
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** Open Hours Mon - Sun 7am - 12:00am
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** http://www.newworld.co.nz/upper-north-island/auckland/victoria-park/
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** [https://plus.google.com/100888503898727682566/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+]
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** Free Bus
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*** Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
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*** Leaves at every hour on the hour from the supermarket. It was from the carpark when I last used it. Ask the staff
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*** Ring to check if this still going
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*** Map of route https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&mid=zTG8G0yuQ_7o.kfwPqE-05bM4
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*** Link Bus: This is on the link bus route. http://at.govt.nz to look up info on bus.
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== Asian Supermarkets ==
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Lim Chhour (sp) asian supermarket on 184 K'Rd (Karangahape Road for non-locals)(behind k'rd foodcourt)
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and Tai Ping Beach Rd are 2 closest asian supermarkets to the venue.
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Mercury plaza supermarket
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Asian supermarkets on Hobson St.
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Japanese Mart at Wyndham St http://japanmart.co.nz/contact/
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Revision as of 22:17, 6 January 2015

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BlueHackers Birds of a Feather

BlueHackers is an informal organisation of hackers and geeks who discuss and support each other on the topic of depression and mental illness. This BoF is an opportunity to meet with and talk freely about the topic of depression with other affected people. This isn't a therapy group, and is not a substitute for professional help. However talking openly about this topic is one of the most positive and helpful things we can do for each other. Participation is completely optional and voluntary - you are welcome to sit up the back and just listen if you prefer.

For more information you can read about BlueHackers.


This Birds of a Feather is being held on 13 January 2015 at 19:30 in Caseroom 2.

Sign-ups for the BlueHackers BoF

Please Note: Sign-ups are optional. Everyone is welcome.