Waikohanga House

Located at 44 Symonds Street, this beautifully refurbished building is the University's newest accommodation for couples and families.

About the residence

Only a short walk from the centre of the City Campus, Waikohanga House has been newly renovated to accommodate postgraduate couples and small families in comfortably furnished one and two-bedroom apartments.

Stage One of Waikohanga House opens in February 2018, with renovations continuing on Stage Two, which is due to open in February 2019.

The Accommodation Management team which consists of the Area Manager, Resident Coordinator, Area Administrator and Assistant and Area Officer provide support throughout your stay and arrange a number of networking opportunities throughout the year. Our University Accommodation and Security staff work to ensure you have a duty person available 24 hours a day.

Residence profile

Residence Profile Waikohanga House
Student type Postgraduate Students (Masters or PhD)
Total apartments

Stage One opening 2018:

  • One Bedroom - 11
  • Two Bedroom - 18
Students per apartment
  • One Bedroom: suitable for a couple or couple and a newborn.
  • Two Bedroom: suitable for a up to 2 adults and 1 child under 15; or 2 adults and 1 child under 5, and an infant
Catering Self-catered residence
Facilities on-site
  • Coin operated laundry
  • Printing facilities
Location 44 Symonds Street, Auckland Central
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109)  550m - 7min walk
Residential Agreement period Feb - Feb: (52 weeks)

Room types

  • Each apartment comes with bedroom, kitchen and lounge furniture and wireless internet connection.
  • Starter kitchen packs are provided in the apartments.
  • You will need to provide your own linen and towels, however a linen pack can be purchased from the residence prior to arrival.
  • Power, water, internet and recreation centre membership is included.
Room type 2018 weekly rate Features
One-bedroom* $376.00
  • one master bedroom with a queen bed
  • private bathroom per apartment.
Two-bedroom - family* $425.00
  • one master bedroom with queen bed
  • additional bedroom with long single bed
  • private bathroom per apartment.

*Note: A one-bedroom apartment can accommodate a couple or a couple and a newborn, and in a two-bedroom family apartment, up to 2 adults and 1 child under 15; or 2 adults and 1 child under 5, and an infant.

Waikohanga House view from Symonds St

For more information

This residence is only available for a Feb/Feb (52 week) residential period.