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Topic # 82289 26-Apr-2011 21:07 Send private message

What Places In Nz Have Free Wifi

i know of McDonalds there is one about 4min walk away from my house so i sometimes go down there and use there wifi when my net has been caped to dial up

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  Reply # 462745 26-Apr-2011 21:11 Send private message

If you Park by the Westmere Organic Butcher you find a free WI-FI hotspot called D-Link






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  Reply # 462767 26-Apr-2011 21:48 Send private message

johnr: If you Park by the Westmere Organic Butcher you find a free WI-FI hotspot called D-Link


cool thanks might have to check it out next time im out that way

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  Reply # 462817 26-Apr-2011 23:36 Send private message

One with good signal on the corner of Carnoustie Dr and St Annes Crs in Wattle Downs, Auckland. Called Belkin still I think. Stood there when it was raining once and jumped on skype on my phone to ring home and get them to pick my up since i had no texts or credit left on phone. Very handy. lol





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  Reply # 462824 26-Apr-2011 23:57 Send private message

Auckland City public libraries - limited to 100mb per day

Mobil petrol stations - limited to 400mb per day 

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  Reply # 462825 26-Apr-2011 23:58 Send private message

Antzzz: Auckland City public libraries - limited to 100mb per day

Mobil petrol stations - limited to 400mb per day 


400mb? Damn thats a lot for free wifi. Good on them 





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  Reply # 462865 27-Apr-2011 08:40 Send private message

Antzzz:

Mobil petrol stations - limited to 400mb per day 


Really ? My local Mobil has wifi, but its secured and reqs a login etc




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  Reply # 462874 27-Apr-2011 09:00 Send private message

I've found most of the time that McDonalds WIFI isn't working and the staff can't assist.





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  Reply # 462890 27-Apr-2011 09:28 Send private message

I am no saint but isn't it illegal to use someone else's private wifi connection without their permission?

This thread should focus more on places that do offer free wifi (eg Mobil, McD's) than on locations where people have forgotten to lock down their private wifi connections.

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  Reply # 462895 27-Apr-2011 09:35 Send private message

Agreed with the previous poster... Talk about free wifi services offered to public, not about unlocked private WiFi.





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  Reply # 462896 27-Apr-2011 09:35 Send private message

TelstraClear provide a free public WiFi at Q4, Smales Farm (in the North Shore).

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  Reply # 462898 27-Apr-2011 09:38 Send private message

Is their a map of all the wifi hotspots in NZ already - if not maybe we should put one together?


Free octagon wireless in dunedin is pretty good, you only get 50mb but its quick and the coverage area is actually pretty good.

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  Reply # 463124 27-Apr-2011 18:58 Send private message

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  Reply # 463133 27-Apr-2011 19:26 Send private message

Telecom has set up phone booths with free wifi around Christchurch, SSID: "Telecom Free Wifi" - Works pretty well :)

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  Reply # 463154 27-Apr-2011 21:11 Send private message

michaelmurfy: Telecom has set up phone booths with free wifi around Christchurch, SSID: "Telecom Free Wifi" - Works pretty well :)

Btw, 1000 posts!


They've also just setup free Wifi in The Hub Hornby shopping mall in Christchurch which covers most of the mall. Big plus to them.

Congrats on the big 1000! 

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