NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by tronador » 21 February 12 10:30 pm

I'm interested but can't confirm yet if I can make the flight from Sydney over the ditch yet. A little thing called work gets in the way of fun.

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by FelixII » 22 February 12 12:18 am

:lol: We are actively looking at this now. We were unable to get holidays for the AusMega but look like we might be able to get to this one.

Still in the waiting game at the moment though

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by rediguana » 23 February 12 8:46 pm

I've just updated the registrations of interest, and we've currently got 565 people (283 teams) registered and they're still coming in at a steady trickle. We expect to announce the registration pricing and details in the Feb newsletter due next week, and should be able to start accepting payments soon thereafter. A heads-up from us that we're likely to be using PayPal to handle non-NZ payments. More details next week :)

If you are on the fence, I would strongly encourage you to start booking, especially if you want commercial accommodation for the long weekend in Dunedin ;)

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by FelixII » 07 March 12 2:12 am

Woo Hoo very excited. Flights booked. Accommodation for the 4 days of the mega booked too. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/

Just some other accommodation and car hire to be sorted!

Look out NZ here we come from WA!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by Moneydork » 12 March 12 10:45 pm

Finally booked my flights to NZ for the MEGA tonight.
Air NZ currently has a promo (AUD$150 discount) on return fares ex Aussie.

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by FelixII » 12 March 12 11:44 pm

Those Air New Zealand deals look good. They werent available when we booked.

You get that!

Mind you we have broken our flights from Perth anyways. :lol:

still very excited to be going at all! \:D/ \:D/

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by Bundyrumandcoke » 19 April 12 11:05 pm

We are now really looking into this event. A change of my roster sees me with a 5 day weekend, preceeded by a very early shift, and followed by a very late shift. It will depend if Mrs Bundy can get the time off, then getting passports ect.

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by rediguana » 20 April 12 3:59 pm

Just a brief update. Yes, we've been fairly quiet with news recently while OZ MEGA was on, and some of us were attending, and observing, and making notes ;)

I expect we'll have quite a bit to share in the coming weeks. Registrations will be opening next week for New Zealanders (as we can accept NZ payments already). International registrations will open as soon as we've jumped through enough hurdles to suit PayPal ;)

As you can expect six months out, we don't have a programme locked down to hourly timeslots yet. We will soon, again probably next week, be communicating the overview of the programme, including indicative timings, key events we're planning, as well as some new ideas we'd like to bring to a MEGA.

Cheers Gav

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by Mr Router » 20 April 12 7:41 pm

rediguana wrote:Just a brief update. Yes, we've been fairly quiet with news recently while OZ MEGA was on, and some of us were attending, and observing, and making notes
Seriously did not spot a Tarago anywhere bro :D

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by squalid » 28 April 12 6:21 pm

I would like to know from the organisers, is there going to be an emblem for the NZ Mega? As you know the Oz Mega used the Murray Cod and the Platypus. Just wanting to sort out a design for a suitable pathtag.

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by oldfella » 28 April 12 7:19 pm

squalid wrote:I would like to know from the organisers, is there going to be an emblem for the NZ Mega? As you know the Oz Mega used the Murray Cod and the Platypus. Just wanting to sort out a design for a suitable pathtag.
I think there a quite a few of us waiting for this announcement as this question has been asked a couple of times before and I think it is just a matter of waiting till the organising committee announce some more details. Each time the question is asked the answer has been yes but just wait a litlle longer. Not too long I hope knowing how long it takes to plan, design, get the blue print then go to manufacture and then get the things to Oz.

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by squalid » 30 April 12 10:53 pm

Yes, I asked the pathtag question some time ago and got exactly that response...let's hope we hear something soon :?

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by Skippy » 30 April 12 11:42 pm

Air New Zealand has more good deals for the next 2 days

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by The Spindoctors » 01 May 12 12:39 pm

squalid wrote:I would like to know from the organisers, is there going to be an emblem for the NZ Mega? As you know the Oz Mega used the Murray Cod and the Platypus. Just wanting to sort out a design for a suitable pathtag.
From memory, the banner on the Tarago (seen at the Flashmob Router) had a little penguin on it. Moneydork can confirm, otherwise I have a photo of it at home.

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Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Post by FelixII » 02 May 12 12:05 am

Hi All,

We have been starting to plan our driving around NZ during the Mega trip and have posted on the NZ forum.

Already we have been getting some very important and helpful replies!

Here is the link if anyone else is after some info =D>

http://forums.gps.org.nz/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=7936

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