Accommodation developments

We currently offer 3,000 beds in both catered and self-catered residences at the University of Auckland. Read more about our upcoming developments as we work towards accommodating 7,500 students by 2026.

Waipārūrū Hall

Artist's impression of Waipārūrū Hall
Artist's impression of Waipārūrū Hall (left towers)

Construction has begun at 35 Whitaker Place, which will be the largest catered school leaver hall in New Zealand, with 786 beds in two towers located adjacent to Whitaker Hall.

The University naming commitee has approved the name: Waipārūrū Hall.

This exciting new build is scheduled to open in 2020.

Waikohanga House

Stage one of Waikohanga House exterior, completed
Stage one of Waikohanga House exterior, completed

Renovations to the apartment building located on 44 Symonds street started in 2017, adding to accommodation’s offerings for couples and families in one, two and three bedroom apartments.

Stage one of this residence opened in March 2018, with stage two due to open in February 2019.

Grafton Hall

Construction is well underway on our redevelopment of the Grafton Hall site. This first year hall of residence is scheduled to reopen in 2019.

Applications to live in Grafton Hall in 2019 are open now. Find out more about the residence and how to apply here.

Contact us

For more information or to talk to our team, please contact accom@auckland.ac.nz