Huia Residence

Under a new partnership with the University of Auckland for the 2019 Academic Year, Huia offers residents refreshed communal spaces and an affordable self-catered rate.

About the residence

Huia Residence will be open for the 2019 Academic year on a special 20 & 40 week residential agreement period.

During the year construction will be undertaken on the surrounding grounds of the building during day time hours.  

The University of Auckland Accommodation Management team provide personal support throughout your stay and arrange a number of social and recreational activities during the year. Our Resident Advisors all live on site to ensure you have a duty person available 24 hours a day.

Huia Residence exterior
Huia Residence exterior

Residence profile

Residence profile Huia Residence  
Student type Undergraduate (except first-year high school leavers) and postgraduate students
Total students 321
Students per floor 30
  • Self-catered residence
  • Optional meal plan available at an additional rate
Facilities on site
  • Large communal lounge with Sky TV/Games room
  • Common rooms on each floor with TV
  • Music room
  • Study room on ground floor
  • Communal kitchens on every floor
  • Large communal kitchen on ground floor
  • Barbecue patio
  • Laundry – coin-operated washers and dryers
Location 110 Grafton Road, Grafton
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109) 1.3km (15 minute walk)
Residential Agreement period Full academic year (40 weeks)*
Semester (20 weeks)*

*Huia has fixed closing dates for the 2019 year to allow for summer rennovations to take place.

Room types

  • Every room comes furnished with a bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, noticeboard, bookshelf, towel rail and mini refrigerator.
  • Residents provide their own bedding and linen, or alternatively a bedding pack can be purchased from our online accommodation shop before arrival.
  • Power, water, access to university internet and Recreation Centre membership is included.
Room type 2019
Weekly rate
Single $262
  • your own bedroom
  • shared male and female bathrooms per floor
Huia Residence single room
Huia Residence single room

For more information

For more, see Accommodation Fees.