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PJR 20th anniversary conference - accommodation


The Rendezvous Grand Hotel in Auckland ... just a stone's throw from the conference venue at AUT's Sir Paul Reeves Building, the university's communications precinct.

Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre

26 May, 2014

Some suggested accommodation choices, all within a five or 10 minute walk from the conference venue at AUT University (except for the HarbourCity – this is about 20 minutes’ walk). Night pictures on offer as you'll be at the conference by day.
Higher price range:

Rendezvous Hotel
$150-$240 a night

Situated in the very heart of cosmopolitan Auckland with some of the city’s finest dining, shopping and entertainment venues at your doorstep. The hotel is linked via an underground tunnel to the Auckland Convention Centre at THE EDGE, which comprises four of Auckland’s landmark venues: Aotea Centre, The Civic, Auckland Town Hall and Aotea Square. This was the venue for the 2006 combined JEAA/JEANZ conference in New Zealand.
71 Mayoral Drive
Auckland 1010
Free internet
Phone: +64 9 366 3000

Medium price range:

Scenic Hotel Auckland

Scenic Hotel
$120-$190 a night

The Scenic HotelThis landmark site (formerly known as the MLC Building) has been totally refurbished to create a superb deco hotel conveniently located in the heart of Auckland's Queen Street vibrant cultural, shopping and business district. This hotel is piopular with AUT's School of Communication Studies for hosting visiting academics.
380 Queen St
PO Box 7046
Wellesley St
Auckland 1141
Phone: +64 9 374 1741

Auckland HarbourCity

Copthorne Hotel Auckland Harbour City
$120 to $160 a night

One of the foremost Auckland CBD hotels, the Copthorne Hotel Auckland HarbourCity is located on the city's waterfront and provides quick and easy access to Auckland's bustling Viaduct Basin, CBD, shopping, bars, restaurants, harbour activities and the Vector Arena.
196-200 Quay Street
PO Box 459
Auckland, 1010
Phone:  +64 9 377 0349
Fax:  +64 9 307 8159

Budget price range:

Econo Lodge City Central

Econo Lodge City Central
$89-$129 (standard)

Econo Lodge City Central Hotel is located in the heart of Auckland City, within walking distance of the SkyCity Casino/Convention Centre, Aotea Convention/Entertainment Centre, Crown Plaza Convention Centre, St James/Civic Theatres, Vector Arena, waterfront, museums/art gallery centres, universities, and all major public transport centres. Ideal for the cost conscious traveller, Econo Lodge City Central caters for both business and holiday guests.
Corner Albert & Wellesley St
PO Box 7564
Wellesley St
Phone: +64 9 307 3388
Fax: +64 9 307 0685

Gladstone Flats (AUT)
$60 (single) to $80 (double) a night

VC's apartments for visiting academics on the top floor of AUT University's 14-storey International House.
AUT International HouseAUT's International House
Level 13
Corner Rutland & Wakefield Streets
Phone: +64 9 921 9630
Fax: +64 921 9400
AUT Accommodation Service:

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Pacific Journalism Review, published by AUT's Pacific Media Centre, is a peer-reviewed journal covering media issues and communication in the South Pacific, Asia-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand.

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