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  Reply # 359736 30-Jul-2010 11:48
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Don't bother coming to Queen St, been told only 50 phones and the line is at least 60-70....

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  Reply # 359738 30-Jul-2010 11:49
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heavenlywild: Vodafone and Apple - FAIL.

Come over to Aussie to get your iPhone 4.


can you buy outright?

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  Reply # 359740 30-Jul-2010 11:49
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chrisjunkie: Don't bother coming to Queen St, been told only 50 phones and the line is at least 60-70....


theres still 20 other locations tough! 

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  Reply # 359741 30-Jul-2010 11:49
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Apple online is best option for me now.

another question, do you guys think NZ GDP will gone down today, as lots of people are consecrate on iphone 4. just a query

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  Reply # 359742 30-Jul-2010 11:52
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bandwithblocker: Apple online is best option for me now.

another question, do you guys think NZ GDP will gone down today, as lots of people are consecrate on iphone 4. just a query


No.  Last time I looked the planet was still orbiting around a small star and not a large piece of fruit with a bite out of it.




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  Reply # 359743 30-Jul-2010 11:53
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zonic:
heavenlywild: Vodafone and Apple - FAIL.

Come over to Aussie to get your iPhone 4.


can you buy outright?


Sure can.  There's Telstra (XT compatible), Vodafone, 3, Virgin and of course, the Apple store to choose from. 

mkl

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  Reply # 359744 30-Jul-2010 11:54
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Just great my bus is absurdly slow and packed today for some reason. I bet there are a few potential iPhone 4 purchasers on the bus too.

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  Reply # 359745 30-Jul-2010 11:56
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heavenlywild:
zonic:
heavenlywild: Vodafone and Apple - FAIL.

Come over to Aussie to get your iPhone 4.


can you buy outright?


Sure can.  There's Telstra (XT compatible), Vodafone, 3, Virgin and of course, the Apple store to choose from. 


Are they locked...

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  Reply # 359749 30-Jul-2010 11:59
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oxnsox:
heavenlywild:
zonic:
heavenlywild: Vodafone and Apple - FAIL.

Come over to Aussie to get your iPhone 4.


can you buy outright?


Sure can.  There's Telstra (XT compatible), Vodafone, 3, Virgin and of course, the Apple store to choose from. 


Are they locked...


Yes but for $75 it can be unlocked officially.

If you buy from Apple, it comes unlocked, so Apple is the way to go. 

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  Reply # 359750 30-Jul-2010 12:02
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Torque: Mkl & Zonic - line is quite big. 50+ people as of 10min ago. I've decided to wait for a White one

There are no white iPhones at the moment
http://www.macrumors.com/2010/07/28/white-iphone-4-delays-due-to-light-leakage/




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  Reply # 359751 30-Jul-2010 12:06
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Hmm, driving to Christchurch soon. Will be all sold out by the time I get there though! Wonder if they may get another shipment released tomorrow or Monday?

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  Reply # 359752 30-Jul-2010 12:06
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Its gone International!

http://www.macrumors.com/2010/07/29/second-round-of-iphone-4-launches-begins-in-australia/

Things appear to be going less swimmingly in New Zealand, which is two hours ahead of Sydney. According to local reports, Apple's deal with Vodafone has been canceled in that country as all mentions of the device disappeared from the carrier's site yesterday and no launch plans had been announced. We also received word that Vodafone has posted signs in its stores this morning stating that the launch will not be taking place today.


Sign posted in Vodafone New Zealand store window

The change would appear to leave customers scrambling, with unlocked iPhone 4 models at unsubsidized prices set to be available through Apple's online site as their only option in that country, although rumors also suggested the device might be available through other retailers there.
A Vodafone spokesman declined to comment and directed questions to Apple, whose representatives have not yet returned nzherald.co.nz's calls.

But it is understood that Apple's deal with Vodafone is off and the gadget won't be available from New Zealand stores tomorrow, only online from Apple.

Then again, another rumour gaining ground on Twitter is that retailer JBHiFi will be selling the iPhone 4 tomorrow.

Update
: We've heard that both Vodafone and JB Hi Fi are claiming that a "shipping error" is responsible for the cancellation of today's launch in New Zealand.





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  Reply # 359754 30-Jul-2010 12:07
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Just got a txt from Vodafone:
"Great news! iPhone 4 is available from selected VF stores today-midday. Stock is limited so only avail on account. 4 selected stores see vodafone.co.nz/iphone".

They are broadcasting it now via TXT :)




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  Reply # 359756 30-Jul-2010 12:10
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Would be ironic if this whole mess was caused by a souring of relationships between Vodafone and Apple, and yet the only way you can currently get a phone is if you commit to a plan with VF. Jobs and Co. would've really stuck it to VF then, huh? :-)

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  Reply # 359758 30-Jul-2010 12:11
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Vodafone is bigger than VFNZ

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