Auckland

Auckland

Auckland is a vibrant and exciting city with lots to see and do. It is New Zealand’s largest city and considered by many the Gateway to the Pacific. While you’re here, take the opportunity to explore the city. For a comprehensive overview of Auckland, go to www.aucklandnz.com.

The following are a few suggested attractions & activities:

Attractions and Cultural Experience

Auckland Museum – Auckland Museum is the cultural and spiritual touchstone for the many cultures that inhabit this beautiful land, and the first stop for anyone wishing to gain an insight into New Zealand and its peoples.

Manaia – Experience Maori culture at the Auckland Museum with a welcome dance, poi dance, stick game, weaponry display and a haka.

Auckland Explorer Bus – The Auckland Explorer Bus is a hop on, hop off sightseeing tour with full commentary, visiting Auckland’s big 14 attractions.

Tours and Nature

360 Discovery – Explore the Hauraki Gulf and its history, the Tiritiri Matangi island sanctuary, and Motuihe Island.

Ananda Tours – Discover Waiheke Island (Waiheke means “cascading waters” in Maori) and its award winning wines along the wine trail, olive oils, arts & crafts, scenic and eco tours.

Auckland Wine Tasting Tours – Auckland Wine Tasting Tours offers a personalised experience encompassing the scenic North/West Auckland and/or Matakana regions. Enjoy a full day winery tour with lunch from $135 per person and a half day tour from $90 per person.

Harley Tours New Zealand – Harley Tours operates both Harley Davidson Pillion Passenger Tours and Harley Davidson Self-Ride Guided Tours. From majestic coastlines through to magnificent mountains, it would be no exaggeration to say that these are some of the finest motorcycling roads in the world.

Goat Island Marine Reserve – Renowned for its amazing marine life, New Zealand’s first marine reserve, also known as Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve, is a great place to spend a day in the outdoors with friends and family. At Goat Island you will discover an abundance of New Zealand marine life and enjoy the experience of being surrounded by schools of playful fish and beautiful coral.

Restaurants

Auckland has many great restaurants. For a comprehensive website which includes diner’s reviews try Zomato.

Activities and Adrenalin Rush

Sky Walk – Dare yourself to walk the circumference of the Sky Tower, 192 metres above ground, with no rails or balcony, just a safety harness on a ledge 1.2 metres wide.

Sky Jump – Throw yourself off the top of the Sky Tower and plunge 192 metres in a controlled fall while wearing a safety harness. www.skyjump.co.nz

Snowplanet – Snowplanet is the only indoor snow resort in the southern hemisphere, where tourists can experience the thrill of snowsports and atmosphere of a snow village. It is located just 20 minutes north of Auckland and open 365 days a year.

Time to see more of New Zealand?

Take a look at Tourism New Zealand’s website here.
It’s a wonderfully interactive site entirely designed to assist our international visitors in planning their holidays here.

The above information is provided as a point of interest only. The organising committee takes no responsibility for the services provided by any of the groups mentioned above, nor does it receive any incentives from businesses listed on this page.

Registration

Registration is currently open – fees are as follows. Please note the NZD fees listed include 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST). The USD exchange rates are approximate, and correct as at the time of publishing, 27 October 2016:

Early Bird
(until 8 Sept 2017)
Standard
(from 8 Sept 2017)
Full IEEE member registration$960  (USD $691)$1,150  (USD $828)
Full non-member registration$1,150  (USD $828)$1,360  (USD $979)
Student IEEE member registration$545  (USD $392)$645  (USD $464)
Student non-member registration$960  (USD $691)$1,150  (USD $828)
IEEE life / retired member$545  (USD $392)$645  (USD $464)
IEEE Member Day Registration$395 (USD $284)$465 (USD $335)
Non-member Day Registration$465 (USD $335)$550 (USD $396)
IEEE Life Member Day Registration$225 (USD $162)$275 (USD $198)
Conference Dinner (guest / day delegate)$110  (USD $79.20)$110  (USD $79.20)
Welcome Reception (guest / day delegate)$35  (USD $25.20)$35  (USD $25.20)

Please note, every presenting author must register and pay to attend the conference. One registered presenter may present up to two papers only.

Social functions

The conference dinner and welcome reception are included in all registrations. Guest tickets can be purchased during the registration process.

The welcome reception will take place on Tuesday, 24 October.

Registration is currently open – fees are as follows. Please note the NZD fees listed include 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST). The USD exchange rates are approximate, and correct as at the time of publishing, 27 October 2016:

Early Bird
(until 8 Sept 2017)
Standard
(from 8 Sept 2017)
Full IEEE member registration$960  (USD $691)$1,150  (USD $828)
Full non-member registration$1,150  (USD $828)$1,360  (USD $979)
Student IEEE member registration$545  (USD $392)$645  (USD $464)
Student non-member registration$960  (USD $691)$1,150  (USD $828)
IEEE life / retired member$545  (USD $392)$645  (USD $464)
IEEE Member Day Registration$395 (USD $284)$465 (USD $335)
Non-member Day Registration$465 (USD $335)$550 (USD $396)
IEEE Life Member Day Registration$225 (USD $162)$275 (USD $198)
Conference Dinner (guest / day delegate)$110  (USD $79.20)$110  (USD $79.20)
Welcome Reception (guest / day delegate)$35  (USD $25.20)$35  (USD $25.20)

Please note, every presenting author must register and pay to attend the conference. One registered presenter may present up to two papers only.

Social functions

The conference dinner and welcome reception are included in all registrations. Guest tickets can be purchased during the registration process.

The welcome reception will take place on Tuesday, 24 October.

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday, 26 October.

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday, 26 October.

The thirteenth IEEE eScience Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 24 – 27 October 2017. The objective of the eScience Conference is to promote and encourage all aspects of eScience and its associated technologies, applications, and tools.

The way in which research is carried out is undergoing a series of radical changes as a result of the digital revolution. Researchers in all disciplines are increasingly adopting digital tools, techniques and practices in communities and projects that span multiple disciplines, laboratories, organizations, and national boundaries. eScience 2017 brings together leading international and interdisciplinary research communities, developers, and users of eScience applications and enabling IT technologies. The conference serves as the premier forum to present the results of the latest research and product/tool developments and to highlight related activities from around the world.

5 great confirmed workshops are available to view here.

We look forward to welcoming you to New Zealand!

Few criteria that will take you to the better Painters Auckland contractor

So you are trying to pick up the very best Painters Auckland for your home. But you are not able to make a better decision regarding which one to choose. Here are a few criteria that you can consider when coming to selecting the best painting service providers. So let us begin with it-

1-     Meet many painting contractors-

When you are planning to pick up the best Painters Auckland contractor for the home painting, you should not stick to one. Instead, you must approach to many as possible as you could. This will help you to get familiar with the different contractors of the same service provider and will also get the chance to do the comparison. You can see how good or bad a contractor is. Also, you will come to know about how smart a contractor is in bringing out the greater innovations and ideas on the wall when doing the painting.

Also, you will come to know about the techniques that they use for making the painting easier and perfect. Interviewing different contractors will help you in selecting a perfect one for you. You simply cannot rely on the first one whom you meet. Might the second one or the third one or the tenth one you meet can be best. To meet many and then compare very well to choose a good one.

2-     Settle well-

There are different Painters Auckland you will find with different service charges based upon their service quality, experience, and material they will be using. You always are seeking for the best one that adds to the high quality of work also offers you the painting service at reasonable rates. Before you sign any deal, it is important for you to settle very well. You must hire the contractor based upon the budget that you are having. Don’t simply agree with the service charges that the contractor asks you to sign a deal with. You should know very well how to negotiate as you are going to loyal clients and for more, you will be availing the services. You must convince the contractor within the price range that you can readily pay.

3-     Pay in instalments-

There is the contractor that asks the client to pay full amount well in advances, some are there that asks you to pay about 50% of the money. You should not pay more than 10% to a painting contractor when signing a deal. What if you get a very poor quality of painting done in your home? Is there any surety that you will get the full money back? No. That is the reason why you should not pay more money in advance. Not paying the full amount will be beneficial to you as you won’t be facing any loss.

4-     Check out their experience-

The next important thing that you must consider here is to look at the total years of experience that the painter holds. The more a service provider is indeed holding experience, the better would be the work quality that you will be offered. So choose an experienced one that can tackle all painting troubles to give out a perfect job.

Conclusion-

Based on these factors you can hire the best Painters Auckland contractor.