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Old Jan 26, 19, 10:32 am
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Indeed, still peeved but not much I can do about it. Clearly I need to spend more with Air NZ...
Why are you "peeved" I'd much prefer an uncrowded Strata lounge to a crowded Koru.
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Old Jan 26, 19, 2:50 pm
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Originally Posted by sbiddle View Post
Why are you "peeved" I'd much prefer an uncrowded Strata lounge to a crowded Koru.
Theres a difference between being turned away/redirected to Strata vs going voluntarily for a look because you have a choice.
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Old Jan 26, 19, 3:26 pm
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Originally Posted by NZbutterfly View Post


Theres a difference between being turned away/redirected to Strata vs going voluntarily for a look because you have a choice.
Sure.. But Koru is clearly going to be chokka if they're warning people in advance again. In that situation I'd far prefer to be able to access Strata for free rather than sitting in a crowded Koru or having to then pay to access Strata.

I'm really not sure what so many people hate on the Strata lounge. IMHO it's a perfectly acceptable lounge, and the experience is better than sitting in a crowded Koru.. All they need is the recipe for the High Flyer cocktail they make in Koru.
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Old Jan 26, 19, 4:14 pm
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Originally Posted by sbiddle View Post
Why are you "peeved" I'd much prefer an uncrowded Strata lounge to a crowded Koru.
Strata has been chockers when I've been there coinciding with NZ redirecting passengers there. Not only lots of NZ passengers, but there are all the other eligible passengers who'd be there anyway. Strata is sometimes busy even without any added NZ passengers.
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Old Jan 26, 19, 4:22 pm
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Originally Posted by Kiwi Flyer View Post
Strata has been chockers when I've been there coinciding with NZ redirecting passengers there. Not only lots of NZ passengers, but there are all the other eligible passengers who'd be there anyway. Strata is sometimes busy even without any added NZ passengers.
yes that true - I access Strata as Elite on PR and a few times been quite busy. Maybe a No Room in Strata lounge thread is needed complaining about the AirNZ passengers using it :-)
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Old Jan 26, 19, 7:19 pm
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Well get used to it - Air NZ won't have a Pier B lounge for at least a few more years
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Old Feb 13, 19, 6:55 pm
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This is off topic but donít want to start a new thread just for this.

In AKL International lounge and went to the bar and they had both Dulcet plus Laurent Perrier Rose chilling in the ice tub. So asked for the LP and no problem. Went back and asked again. No problems. Never seen this before - maybe reserved for F pax on SQ?

Update: turns out itís for Valentines
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Old Feb 21, 19, 7:21 pm
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Talk about overcrowded lounges...😀
Hamilton at 2:30 today...

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Old Feb 21, 19, 7:25 pm
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Talk about overcrowded lounges...😀
Hamilton at 2:30 today...

What the HLZ
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Old Feb 21, 19, 9:03 pm
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Obviously not enough Gold and Elite members.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 9:04 pm
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Originally Posted by poopbunny View Post
Obviously not enough Gold and Elite members.
Or their kids.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 10:02 pm
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I thought I read somewhere, sbiddle won't visit HLZ, not even for an Incredibly eyewatering high 27SP or something.

You see, there lies the problem.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 10:40 pm
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Originally Posted by poopbunny View Post
I thought I read somewhere, sbiddle won't visit HLZ, not even for an Incredibly eyewatering high 27SP or something.

You see, there lies the problem.
So are you implying the other lounges are full due to paparazzi pretending to be passengers just to get a photo of him
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Old Feb 21, 19, 11:05 pm
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No value for paparazzi.
He has already posed his mug for the herald.
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Old Feb 22, 19, 12:25 am
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I donít think I have ever seen 0 pax in that lounge.
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