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Whitaker Hall

Located on Whitaker place, close to the main city campus, and a only short walk away from Auckland's iconic Queen Street, Whitaker Hall is home to 172 students each year.

About the hall

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Nestled amongst mature trees and gardens, Whitaker Hall is located only a short walk away from the City Campus and is home to 172 students each year.

Residents can enjoy use of the artificial turf tennis/basketball court, large tv and games room, music room and study facilities during thier stay and have excellent food served in the dining room by our on-site catering team.

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

Whitaker Hall
27 Whitaker Place
Auckland City


Weekly Rate

  • Single room
    $351 per week
  • Twin share room
    $300 per week (per bed)
  • Deluxe twin share room
    $345 per week (per bed)

For more details see the Accommodation Fees page.

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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.


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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.


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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

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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).