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Whitaker Hall

Located on Whitaker Place at our City Campus and home to over 170 students each year, Whitaker Hall is an ideal location, close to your classes and to the central business district.

About Whitaker Hall


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Nestled amongst mature trees and gardens, Whitaker Hall (formerly International House) is located on our City Campus and is home to 172 students each year.

The Residential team offers you support during your time in the Hall. The Resident Manager and Resident Advisors all live on-site, and there is also a duty person available 24 hours a day.


Whitaker Hall
27 Whitaker Place
Auckland City





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Weekly Rate

  • Standard Single Bedroom
    $349 per week
  • Standard Twin-share Bedroom
    $290 per week (per bed)
  • Deluxe Twin-share Bedroom
    $335 per week (per bed)

For a breakdown of the accommodation costs, see the Table of Fees for this residence.

For more information

Whitaker Hall - Fact Sheet
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Residence Comparison Chart
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There are 152 single rooms, 6 twin-share and 4 twin-share deluxe rooms, all comfortably furnished with internet access available through the University ResNet system. Internet is included in your fees, and you will need to provide your own Ethernet cable.

You share communal bathrooms, each with lockable toilets and showers throughout with 5 to 12 other residents.

The 4 twin-share deluxe rooms have private en-suite bathrooms shared by 2 students.

You will need to provide your own towels and bedding linen, however you can purchase a linen pack upon arrival to the hall. The linen pack includes pillow/pillow case, two sheets and duvet/duvet cover.



Whitaker Hall is a fully-catered hall, offering you three nutritious meals a day served in the dining hall.

For lunch and dinner, you have the option of vegetarian, halal or meat dishes. Or, if you're planning ahead, you can arrange for a packed lunch or a late dinner.

There are fridges and microwaves available in the common rooms that you're able to use as well as a vending machine for the quick and easy option.

Formal dinners and functions are organised throughout the year as well as suppers throughout the exam periods.





There is a music practice room with two pianos, including a Baby Grand available for you to use, and a games room equipped with big screen television and Sky Digital subscription, pool table, Fusball and table tennis for your entertainment. There are also three other common rooms with televisions.

For those wanting to keep active there is an all-weather floodlit tennis court complete with basketball and volley ball hoops.

There are also social and recreation events programmes organised by the residential management team.

All residents receive a membership at the University's Recreation Centre, which is a short 5 minute walk away.



Study Space

There is a large study room great for solo or group study sessions, and a reference library available for use. The residential team organise academic mentoring sessions and informal study groups to support you during your first year at the university.

There is a computer room with six computers, a printer and photocopier. You'll need to pay for printing and photocopying.

Your room also has broadband access through the University's Residential Network (ResNet).