World Archaeological Congress


Newsletter: Volume 27 April 2009

Contributions to the next WAC Newsletter due 18th May 2009

Archaeologists Without Borders Workshop

Report on the website of the World Archaeological Congress

Archaeologies of Art Podcast Series Launched!

Call for WAC members to nominate Indigenous people

World Archaeological Congress honors Larry Zimmerman

Dr Andree Rosenfeld

Recommendation on ERA Draft Quality Ranking

WAC-6 Media Releases

WAC-6 Closing Ceremony Speech

Portuguese WAC-6 Media Releases

German WAC-6 Media Releases

Spanish WAC-6 Media Releases

Turkish WAC-6 Media Releases

Czech. WAC-6 Media Release on Iran



Introduction - Programme - Accommodation - Protocol - Tourism - Travel To Venue - Map Of Auckland - Alt Registraion


Conference Venue

Waipapa Marae, The University of Auckland, 16 Wynyard Street, Inner City, Auckland .
You must STRESS Inner City Auckland to the taxi cab airbus or shuttle if ringing from a phone line.

Airbus is Auckland's cheapest airport transfer service and calls in at most major hotels and backpackers in Auckland City every 20 minutes, and every 30 minutes after 6pm. 

Look for the Airbus departures stand

All fares must be paid in NZ currency-cash. Tickets are available from the driver - reservations are not required.

City to airport and airport to city transfers take approximately 60 minutes.

Airbus Ticket Prices

One Way  [$NZD]

Return [$NZD]




Child [5-14 years]



Backpacker [with ID]



Bikes, surfboards etc…






Call Free:

0508 AIRBUS [within New Zealand]


+64 9 375 4732



Private Bag 92 637
Symonds Street


Taxi CAB services

You must specify whether or not you wish to pay by credit card, if payment will be made that way. Note that city bound fares are between $30-45 dollars, per cab ride.

Citicabs Call us on 300-1111

Is Auckland's only fully integrated passenger transport system provider. Citicabs offer economy and executive class taxis as well as a shuttle service to and from the airport and all other private and public functions. All our drivers / guides are registered with the Land Transport and Safety Authority and have passed our own rigorous tests. They accept all major credit cards, but have no disability access.

Auckland CO-OP Taxis 300 3000 or Shuttle services 300 3300

Auckland Co-op Taxis was formed in February 1947 and is one of the oldest and largest Taxi Companies in New Zealand. There are 700 vehicles in the fleet and these vehicles operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Company is a Co-operative Society, which means the drivers are the owners, so it is in their best interest to provide a quality service. Our drivers MUST hold five area knowledge certificates, Auckland City, North Shore City, Waitakere City, Manukau City and Papakura City. Swipe cards and all major credit cards accepted but no eftpos.

Taxis United 295 1000 most major credit cards accepted

AA Quality Cabs 257 0000 all major credit cards accepted

Corporate Cabs 377 0773 all major credit cards accepted

Discount Taxis 529 1000 some cabs accept major credit cards

Payless Cabs 276 6666 cash only

Kwik Taxi Cabs 298 2000 0800 459 452 all major credit cards accepted

Shuttle Bus Services

Airport Supershuttle Transfers 0800 748885 or 09 306 3960

Super Shuttle is New Zealand's largest airport ground transportation system and provides a personalized, reliable door to door service that is more convenient than a bus and costs much less than a taxi. All our drivers operate late model vehicles with 9 to 11 seats and tow customized trailers to hold all your luggage and other items such as bikes or oversized packages. These vehicles and trailers are all maintained to our company's high specifications. All major credit cards are accepted. Please note that there is no disability access .

Airport Arrowline Shuttles 0800 88 7595

Auckland Airport Express Shuttles 0800 678 900

Direct Shuttles 0800 786 007: visa/master-card only

Auckland Airport Flyer 827 3426