Matipo apartments

Matipo apartments are self-catered and a good living option for new and returning students. Situated between Tanekaha and Titoki apartments, Matipo residents are just a short stroll away from Te Rito and Student Central.

  • Six, four or five bedroom apartments, each with two bathrooms and balcony access.
  • Suitable for students aged 21 to 25 years.
  • Fully furnished. Everything you need to study, relax and rest.
  • Access to Te Rito social hub and facilities.
  • Less than a two minute walk to Student Central and the library.

Room rates

All students can pay by semester or full year. Only domestic students can pay on a weekly basis by direct debit.

Room type

Week

Full year

Semester one

Semester two

Standard room (four or five bedroom apartment) $286.00 $12,012.00 $5,720.00 $6,292.00
Double room (four bedroom apartment) $305.00 $12,810.00 $6,100.00 $6,710.00

Deposit

To secure your accommodation, you will need to pay the following fees first:

  • Administration fee: $100 (non-refundable)
  • Activity fee: $120 (events and activities contribution)
  • Bond: $450 (held until contract ends)

Please note: Cancellations must be received by received by 26 January 2020 to secure a refund of the bond and activity fee.

Contract dates

Term

Duration

Start and end dates

Full year 42 weeks 16 February to 5 December 2020
Semester one 20 weeks 16 February to 4 July 2020
Semester two 22 weeks 5 July to 5 December 2020

Support

  • Residential staff provide pastoral care and support 24/7.
  • Six Residential Assistants live onsite within the halls to provide after-hours support.
  • A residential life programme of activities and events is run throughout the year.
  • We focus on community building, well-being, life skills and academic success.
  • Accommodation handbook - Auckland halls (3,705 KB)

Facilities

Catering

Self-catered. Residents cook their own meals in their apartment.

Internet

Wireless internet is provided throughout the village and is inclusive of room rate.

Heating

The living area is heated and each bedroom has a heater.

Furniture

Basic furniture and whiteware is provided. Fully furnished kitchen, dining and lounge areas. Each bedroom comes with a king single bed, desk, chair, noticeboard, bookshelf and wardrobe with drawers and a mirror. Residents can bring their own towels and bedding or purchase a linen pack at a cost of $125.00.

Laundry

The laundry is located at the rear of Te Rito, with 24-hour access. Card-operated washing machines and dryers available at a cost of $3 per load. You will need to provide the washing powder.

Parking

Car parks are available outside the apartment building. Parking is $125 per semester.

A free bike rack is located outside Te Rito.

Te Rito social hub

Te Rito is a communal social hub for all residents of Te Ōhanga village. Facilities available to residents are a:

  • Study room
  • Casual dining area
  • Lounge with SKY TV and media facilities
  • Music room set up with drum kit, electric keyboard, guitar and amplifier
  • Games room with a pool table, table tennis, Xbox One and PS4
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks
  • Communal laundry
  • Outdoor BBQ and patio area
  • Basketball hoop
  • Bike rack

The reception desk is also located in the Te Rito building.

Tour the accommodation at Matipo

Take a virtual tour of an apartment and Te Rito social hub.

Contact details

Email: accommodation.auckland@massey.ac.nz

Phone: +64 9 213 6600 or +64 9 213 6450
Emergency only phone: +64 27 222 8242 (Hall Duty Manager)

Postal address:

Te Ōhanga Village
Massey University
Private bag 102904
North Shore
Auckland 0745

Location

Fernhill Road, Albany, Auckland

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