Only the budget savvy consumer or criminally insane fly the red eye by choice.
I am not either, or here by choice. I know I'll feel better soon but I also wanted this plane to crash.
Apparently the key to a bad flight is to keep busy. Focus on the tasks at hand, you'll find the energy you need. So on with the country music, use what's positive. (Melbourne at midnight and 10,000 feet is pretty impressive) and getting the job done. Code to write, people to see. Businesses to conquer.
Auckland show me what you've got.