A long day in someone else’s office

To give you an idea of how much fun I’m having gallivanting around New Zealand, here’s what has happened so far:

    Friday

  • 08;00 Get to work like normal
  • 13:00 Australian time: Get out of staff meeting at TOWER and call
  • 23:45 New Zealand time: Arrive at Auckland airport

    Saturday

  • 00:30 New Zealand time: Arrive at the Centra hotel Auckland airport having cleared customs and immigration
  • 01:00 New Zealand time: In bed!
  • 06:30 New Zealand time: Up and at em! Quick shower and then get my nice work clothes, instead of my ratty office clothes together.
  • 07:00 New Zealand time: Checkout of hotel
  • 07:15 New Zealand time: Checkin at airport
  • 08:00 New Zealand time: Flight leaves for Wellington
  • 09:00 New Zealand time: Arrive into Wellington
  • 09:30 New Zealand time: Arrive at offices of customer
  • 23:45 New Zealand time: Knock off for the night
  • 00:00 New Zealand time: Checkin to the Intercontinental Hotel Wellington

    Sunday

  • 01:00 New Zealand time: After failing to get the Internet connection in my room working, off to bed.
  • 08:00 New Zealand time: Get up, feeling a little less enthused than yesterday
  • 09:00 New Zealand time: In the office
  • 19:30 New Zealand time: Leave the office
  • 20:30 New Zealand time: Having gone back to the room and checked email, wander off and find dinner. Discover there is nothing but the hotel restaurant and go there.
  • 22:30 New Zealand time: Dinner was really good (the hotel restaurant won best restaurant in New Zealand in 2001 and 2002), and the bath after dinner was even better. Off to bed.

    Sunday

  • 07:00 New Zealand time: Up again
  • 08:00 New Zealand time: Rick kindly gave me into the office because of the rain
  • 19:30 New Zealand time: Home

    Monday (a public holiday in Wellington)

  • 07:00 New Zealand time: Up again
  • 08:00 New Zealand time: In the office
  • 16:30 New Zealand time: Knock off and find food

    Tuesday

  • 08:00 New Zealand time: Up again
  • 09:30 New Zealand time: In the office
  • 16:30 New Zealand time: Knock off and find food

    Wednesday

  • 08:00 New Zealand time: Up again
  • 09:15 New Zealand time: Fire alarm!
  • 09:30 New Zealand time: In the office
  • 16:30 New Zealand time: Knock off and find food