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Wellington academic dress hire

Ordering regalia

If you have not ordered your Academic Regalia, please do so urgently online at If you require more information email, telephone 06 350 4166, visit website or - for gowning - emergencies please call 021 548-917.


For your regalia collection please go to the Flax and Fern Rooms on the first floor of the Student Services Trust Building above Tussock Café. Your regalia can be collected on Wednesday 27 May 2020 between 9.00am - 7.00pm or on Thursday 28 May 2020 8.00am - 1.00pm. Limited free parking will be available around campus on these two days. It is helpful to bring your gowning confirmation receipt with you when collecting your Academic Regalia from the Flax and Fern Rooms. It is preferred that you collect the regalia yourself so we have an opportunity to confirm the regalia for size. If you cannot collect it, a friend may collect it on your behalf.

Returning regalia

Academic Regalia must be returned on the day of Graduation, unless attending Māori or Pasifika celebrations. Academic Dress Hire staff will be on the Ground Floor of the Michael Fowler Centre, Thursday 28 May between 11.00am - 5.30pm to receive your regalia back.

You will be invoiced a second hire fee if your Academic Regalia is not returned on time and in good order. When returning your Regalia please ensure your name is crossed off the list as a proof of return. Late Academic Regalia returns can be made on Friday 1 June between 10.00am – 1.00pm in the Pyramid, Massey University, Entrance A, Wallace Street, Mt Cook, Wellington

Hire extension

You can seek an extension of the regalia hire by emailing your request to Short extensions are complimentary. If you extend your hire, you will be responsible for sending the regalia to Academic Dress Hire in Palmerston North by courier.

Māori or Pasifika celebrations

If you are attending the Māori or Pasifika celebrations, please retain your Academic Regalia. The regalia can be returned after these celebrations at the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday evening before 5.30pm or in the Atrium on Friday morning from 10.00am – 1.00pm.

Cancellation reminder: Regalia orders must be cancelled at least one week before the ceremony to receive a full refund.

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