Travel and accommodation
Hotel, travel and tourism information for Auckland.
University of Auckland Business School
Owen G Glenn Building
12 Grafton Road, Auckland, 1010
The University of Auckland Business School is located close to the city centre.
The closest airport to the workshop venue is Auckland International Airport (AKL).
It is about 30 minutes by car from the city center in normal traffic.
Taxis, shuttles and rental cars are available at the airport terminal. Visit the airport website for more information.
Taxi fares can vary widely, but an average fare to the city center would cost about NZ$70.
A bus is available from the airport for a comfortable ride into Auckland city centre, equipped with wifi onboard. A one-way fare costs NZ$18. Visit the Skybus website for more information.
Buses, trains and ferries are a good way to get around Auckland. Visit the Auckland Transport website for more information.
(previously The Langam)
83 Symonds Street
Phone: +64 9 379 5132
Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant
Phone: +64 9 353 1000
The Quadrant Hotel and Suites
10 Waterloo Quadrant
Phone: +64 9 984 6000
363 Queen Street
Phone: +64 9 300 2200
Waldorf Apartments Auckland
40 Beach Road
Phone: +64 9 337 5300
A few Auckland attractions include:
- The Sky Tower
- Viaduct Harbour
- Queen Street
- Auckland Art Gallery
- Auckland Domain
- Auckland War Memorial Museum
- Newmarket shops
- Rangitoto (accessible by ferry)
- Waiheke Island (accessible by ferry)
- Devonport, a quaint harbour-side suburb with shops, restaurants and cafes along the waterfront
- Mission Bay, a popular Auckland beach
Destinations around Auckland accessible by car or bus include:
- Piha beach (40 minutes)
- Rotorua (famous for geysers and hot springs, 3.5 hours)
- Lake Taupo (popular for adventure sports, 4 hours)
- The Bay of Islands (3.5 hours)
A good starting point for tourism in the South Island is Queenstown.
Lord of the Rings fans looking for destinations near Auckland and the South Island can visit the Backpacker Guide website to learn more.