Meet your Accommodation Leaders

Accommodation Management Team

The Accommodation Management Team are responsible for 4,500 students across 12 University of Auckland residences. They are dedicated to ensuring that students have access to support, a positive experience and a solid platform for success. 

Micheal Rengers 

Kaitaki Wharenoho | Associate Director of Campus Life (Accommodation) 

Jacob Waitere

Urumatua Whakahaere | Head of Operations - Accommodation

Tara Baker

Poutaki Take Wharenoho | Manager Accommodation Solutions 

Leanne Simmons

Poutaki Tauhokohoko | Commercial Manager - Accommodation

Caroline Adams

Poutaki Wharenoho | Resident Manager
University Hall - Towers, University Hall - Apartments and Waikohanga House 

Allan Gifford

Poutaki Wharenoho | Resident Manager
Waipārūrū Hall and Waipārūrū - Whitaker Block 

Melissa Leaupepe

Poutaki Wharenoho | Resident Manager
Grafton Hall, Grafton Student Flats and Goldie Estate Homestead 

Ruben Katigbak 

Poutaki Wharenoho | Resident Manager
O'Rorke Hall 

Sylvia Wheeldon 

Poutaki Wharenoho | Resident Manager
Carlaw Park Student Village 

Jayne Schwalger

Poutaki Wharenoho | Resident Manager
UniLodge Anzac/Beach and Te Tirohanga o Te Tōangaroa

Roy Rodriguez 

Poutaki Wharenoho | Resident Manager
55 Symonds and UniLodge Whitaker

Jonathan Walter 

Poutaki Whare | Buildings Manager for Accommodation