Alumni benefits

Enjoy discounts arranged exclusively for our alumni, including: books, wine and short courses. Please see below for specific COVID-19 information.

Free subscription to alumni publications

Our widely read publications, Ingenio magazine and the @auckland newsletter, are distributed to thousands of alumni both in print and online.

Te Kūaha – The Doorway

Te Kūaha is an educational resource for University of Auckland staff, students and alumni to learn basic te reo Māori and protocol. As a graduate, you have free access to all the interactive features of the app to support your learning. These include pronunciation of Māori words, introductions, greetings, speeches and acknowledgements, waiata (songs), karakia (invocations and prayers), iwi (tribal groupings and authorities), local geographic features, marae and marae protocol of relevance to the University of Auckland.

Auckland University Press alumni discount

Auckland University Press (AUP) is New Zealand’s leading scholarly publisher. Founded in 1966 and formally recognised in 1972, AUP has been at the forefront of ideas and creativity for decades.

From James Belich’s New Zealand Wars to Chris Bourke’s Blue Smoke, from Allen Curnow’s Early Days Yet to Selina Tusitala Marsh’s Fast Talking PI, from The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography to Ngā Mōteatea, AUP books have changed how New Zealanders see themselves and their world.

How to claim the AUP alumni discount

Choose from thousands of titles from AUP’s catalogue, which is available to view online at

To activate your alumni discount, please use the discount code 'Alumni' in the webstore checkout, in the section 'Order Confirmation'.


Post: Auckland University Press Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand

Library membership alumni discount

Did you know that you have access to millions of free eBooks? The University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services has gathered information on a variety of free downloadable eBooks available to everyone. From humanities, to medicine, history and children’s books, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Check out the selection here.

Alumni are also entitled to a 30% discount on associate memberships to the University Library, ensuring continued access to knowledge and resources after graduation.

For more information, visit the Alumni Library services section.

Recreation Centre alumni membership

COVID-19 update: Please check here for the latest news on the Recreation Centre.   

Alumni are eligible for access to the exercise facilities at the University of Auckland Recreation Centre. Both 12-month and fortnightly membership options are available.

Executive Education alumni discount

COVID-19 update: Executive Education continues to support leaders and their teams through practical and relevant online offerings.

Executive Education at the University of Auckland Business School offers relevant, practitioner-focused business and management courses.

Topics include accounting and finance, communication, strategy and innovation, project management, and leadership.

Alumni discount

If you have graduated from the University of Auckland or are a past participant of Executive Education, you are eligible to receive a 10% discount off all Executive Education Short Courses.

How to apply the alumni discount

To redeem the alumni discount on a selected course, navigate to the “Eligible for a discount?” section of the shopping cart, then select the “I am either a graduate of The University of Auckland, or have previously attended a Short Course” box. Please ensure you tick this box before proceeding to the online checkout. The discount is unable to be applied once the transaction has been processed.

Get stuck in

To see what courses are currently on offer and register, visit the Executive Education website.

Goldie Estate Wines alumni discount

COVID-19 update: Goldie Estate Wines is currently processing orders, but only by the case.

Formerly Goldwater Estate, Goldie Estate is both a celebrated boutique winery, and home to the University of Auckland’s wine science programme.

Located on Waiheke Island, Goldie Estate’s wines are produced by the same professional team that helped to make the Goldwater brand so sought after, both in New Zealand and around the world.

The wines are now available for alumni and friends to purchase for personal use, with savings of up to 20% on the recommended retail prices.

Discount code

To redeem the discount, place your order at the Goldie Estate online store. Be sure to enter the discount code "AlumniGoldie" during checkout to obtain your preferential pricing.  

Please note: This special offer is only valid through the online store. Alumni cannot receive a discount off purchases made in person at the Cellar Door, or for events hosted at the vineyard. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Contact information

Goldie Estate Sales & Distribution
Phone: +64 9 923 4094
Web: Goldie Estate

Confirmation of graduation

The University now offers an online service that will confirm your year of graduation and the degree that you received.

Please note that the information this service can confirm is limited to your full name at graduation, degree, and the year of graduation. If you require additional information, or your academic record, you need to request official documentation.

Please note also that your year of graduation is the year in which your ceremony was held, which is often the year after you completed your degree.

At present the service is limited to those who graduated from the University from February 1996 to the most recent graduation.