Airport and other pick-ups for international students Te kohi i ngā tauira nō tāwāhi i te taunga rererangi

If you're an international student arriving from overseas to live on the Auckland or Manawatū campus, you can get collected from Auckland airport or Palmerston North airport, bus or train station.

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The pick-up service is only for international students staying in Massey Student Accommodation on Auckland campus in the suburb of Albany or Manawatū campus in Palmerston North.

You must submit request to be picked up at least 72 hours before you arrive.

Auckland campus pick-ups 

Cost

The pick-up cost is NZ$75, to be paid directly to the driver. You can get cash out from one of the many ATMs at Auckland airport.

Service available

In Auckland, the pick-up service is only available at Auckland airport. It is available all year, at any time.

How the pick-up service works

We will book a shuttle on your behalf to meet you at the airport and take you to your campus accommodation. The fare should be paid directly to the shuttle driver. You can get cash out at the airport.

If your flight arrival time changes, or you need to cancel, please call +64 27 222 8242 at least 72 hours prior to the pick-up time. If you do not cancel, you will have to pay the full amount.

Request pick-up from Auckland airport

Manawatū campus pick-ups in Palmerston North

Cost

This service is free, but there is a $20 penalty fee if you are not there, or if you cancel at short notice. 

Service available

You can request to be collected from Palmerston North airport, bus station or train station.

The service is available only between 8.30am–8.00pm, Monday 8 February to Sunday 21 February 2021.

How the pick-up service works

A Massey Accommodation Services Representative holding a Massey University welcome sign will be waiting at the airport arrivals lounge, or at the bus or train station, and will take you to your campus accommodation.

If your arrival time changes, or you need to cancel the pick-up, contact Manawatū Accommodation Services immediately. 

If you haven't arranged a pick-up, or you are late, you will need to catch a taxi or an airport shuttle. The staff at the information desks can help you with this.

Request pick-up from Palmerston North airport, bus or train station

Wellington campus airport transport

Massey does not have a pick-up service available in Wellington.

There are taxis available right outside the airport.

Local buses to the central city run from a bus stop 10 minutes’ walk from the airport. Tickets can be purchased with cash from the bus drivers, or using a Snapper card.

Contact the office

Auckland accommodation office

Hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm

Office phone

Mobile phone

+64 27 222 8242 (calls staff member on duty)

Location

Physical address
The Auckland accommodation office is located on level 2 of Student Central.

Postal address
Massey University
Student Accommodation Auckland
Private Bag 102904
North Shore
Auckland 0745

Manawatū accommodation office

Hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm

Office phone

After-hours only

+64 27 246 2316 (calls Residential Assistant on duty)

Location

Physical address
The Manawatū (Palmerston North) accommodation office is located in the YFC Building on Rehab Road.

Postal address
Massey University
Student Accommodation Manawatū
Private Bag 11222
Palmerston North 4442

Wellington accommodation office

Hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

The Cube direct dial

0800 722 823 (24 hours a day, duty Residential Assistant)

Kāinga Rua direct dial

0800 574 255 (24 hours a day, duty Residential Assistant)

Senior Hall direct dial

0800 964 255 (24 hours a day, duty Residential Assistant)

Location

Physical address
The Wellington accommodation office is located in Student Central, The Pyramid.

Postal address
Massey University
Student Accommodation Wellington
242 Taranaki Street
Mt Cook
Wellington 6021

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