• Cost
    $7,400 per year
    per year
  • Furniture
    Fully furnished
    Fully furnished
  • Ideal for
    19+ year olds
    year olds
  • Catering
  • Walking time
    0 minutes to campus
    0 minutes
    to campus

Rotary and Kairanga Courts offer returning residents and senior students a change to share 4 bedroom apartment-style pods with fellow students. Each of these courts contains 15 pods and is set on campus, near the bus stop to the city.


  • Fully furnished, single rooms within four-bedroom apartments for returning residents.
  • Shared bathrooms, lounge and kitchen. Access to common room with kitchen, shared laundry and computer lab shared with other halls.
  • Self-catered.
  • Fully independent living, you and your housemates will be responsible for cleaning your flat
  • Wifi in all rooms and common areas, and communal computer lab.
  • Close to all student facilities including lecture theatres, the library and the Colombo Road public bus stop to Palmerston North.
  • Among a community of other halls of residence.

Rooms and furniture

All bedrooms in Rotary and Kairanga Courts are fully-furnished single private rooms. Each has a window that can be opened, and a secure lockable door.

Each room includes:

  • a single bed and mattress
  • wardrobe
  • drawers
  • desk, lamp and chair
  • shelves, mirror and rubbish bin
  • carpet and curtains
  • heater.

Items you should bring

Along with clothing and personal items, you should also bring:

  • toiletries and toiletry bag
  • your own bedding and towel (international students will receive a room pack with bedding, towels and a few utensils which is included in the deposit for international students only).
  • coat hangers
  • laundry detergent
  • 3M hooks/tape or white tac, if you wish to hang anything on your wall (no tape, nails, screws or blu tac allowed).

You may also choose to bring a small fridge for your room, no larger than 45L, which must be put on a waterproof mat.


Kairanga and Rotary Court four-bedroom apartments each have a shared bathroom with shower, basin and toilet.


Kairanga and Rotary Courts are self-catered. Students can store food and prepare their meals in the shared apartment kitchen or the large communal kitchen.

There are a range of supermarkets in Palmerston North for students to purchase food from.

Communal spaces and shared facilities

Kairanga and Rotary Courts share a spacious common lounge and kitchen with other residents from surrounding halls. The kitchen has ovens, stoves, microwaves, fridge/freezers, sinks, toasters, hot water dispensers, lockers and a dining table with chairs. The common lounge has a TV.

A communal laundry is accessible 27/7 and has washing machines and dryers. The laundry is free of charge to use. Students supply their own detergent.


Students are allowed to store some forms of alcohol in the Courts and drink it in moderation within designated areas on set days and times.

2023 pricing

The pricing for Kairanga and Rotary Courts is as follows.

Pricing for Kairanga and Rotary Courts
Room type Week Full year Semester One Semester Two
Single room in 4-bedroom apartment $185 $7,400 $3,515 $3,700

Room rates include:

  • wifi
  • laundry facilities
  • electricity (although residents who use more than a reasonable amount of electricity will be charged extra).

All students can pay by semester or full year. Domestic students are also able to pay by direct debit on a weekly basis.


To secure your accommodation, you will need to pay a deposit by the date stated in your letter of offer.

Deposit break down of the accommodation at the Manawatū campus

Deposit break down Full year One semester
Processing fee $100 $100
Bond (refundable when contract
$450 $450
Activity fee $120 $80
Internet access
Room pack (international
students only)
Total Domestic $1070, International
Domestic $830, International

Withdrawals must be received by 23 January 2023 to secure a refund of fees – the processing fee is non-refundable.

Payment plans

2023 occupancy dates

These are the contract dates for 2023.

Kairanga and Rotary Courts contract dates for 2023.
Term Start date End date Duration
Full Year Sunday 19 February 2023 Sunday 26 November 2023 40 Weeks
Semester 1 Only Sunday 19 February 2023 Sunday 2 July 2023 19 Weeks
Semester 2 Only Sunday 9 July 2023 Sunday 26 November 2023 20 Weeks

Your accommodation contract term must reflect your study programme - if your programme of study is full year you must apply for full year accommodation.


Kairanga Court apartments.

Halls Stop, Manawatu-Wanganui 4410, New Zealand


Rotary Court apartments.

Tennent Drive, Massey University, Palmerston North 4472, New Zealand

Manawatū accommodation office


Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm

Office phone
After-hours only

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


Physical address
The Manawatū (Palmerston North) accommodation office is located on the corner of University Avenue and Rehab Road.

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

Apply now for accommodation at Massey.