Cost$346 per week$346per week
FurnitureFully furnishedFully furnished
Ideal for17-23 year olds17-23year olds
CateringTwo meals per dayTwo meals per day
Walking time5 minutes to campus centre5 minutesto campus centre
With 68 furnished single rooms, Moginie Hall is suitable for students aged 17 to 23 years. The hall is set among a community of five other halls and is a 5-minute walk from the centre of the Massey campus, and near the bus stop to the city.
- Fully furnished, single rooms for 68 students aged 17 to 23 years.
- Shared bathrooms, common rooms and kitchenettes, and communal laundry.
- Two meal plan catering — lunch and dinner weekdays, and brunch and dinner weekends.
- Wifi in all rooms and common areas, and communal computer lab.
- Close to all student facilities including lecture theatres, the library and the dining hall, and the Colombo Road public bus stop to Palmerston North.
- Among a community of five other halls of residence, in attractive surroundings with views.
Rooms and furniture
All bedrooms in Moginie Hall are fully furnished, 'relaxed' single private rooms. Each has a window that can be opened, and a secure lockable door.
Each room includes:
- a king single bed and mattress
- desk, lamp and chair
- shelves, mirror and rubbish bin
- carpet and curtains
You will be supplied with a crockery and cutlery starter pack which includes:
- dinner plate, side plate and cereal bowl
- coffee mug and water tumbler
- knife, fork, spoon and teaspoon.
Items you should bring
Along with clothing and personal items, you should also bring:
- toiletries and toiletry bag
- your own bedding and towel (or you can buy a pack containing these items on arrival)
- 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, no larger than 45L, which must be put on a waterproof mat.
The hall has shared single-gender bathrooms with showers in lockable cubicles, toilets, mirrors and basins. There is one bathroom for every six students.
Moginie Hall is catered. The meal plan offers you two meals daily - lunch and dinner Monday to Friday, and brunch and dinner at weekends. Brunch 10am – 1pm, lunch 11am – 1.30pm and dinner 5pm – 7.30pm.
Students use their student ID card to receive meals, which are served at the communal Student Centre Dining Hall on the main concourse, or can be taken away.
The dining room offers a diverse range of food choices that change daily.
Our Food4Me App allows students to view the menu up to seven days in advance, see dietary and allergy information, make orders, leave feedback on meals and respond to polls.
Communal spaces and shared facilities
Moginie Hall has two common rooms within the hall with couches, TV and a table with chairs. The kitchen has a stove and oven, toaster, sink, fridge/freezers, microwave, hot water dispenser and lockers.
Moginie Hall residents can also use Monro Commons, a large modern shared space with plenty of seating, a TV, a deck with views across Palmerston North, a kitchenette and toilets.
The nearby Stables laundry, which has washing machines, dryers and outdoor rotary clotheslines, is accessible 24/7. These are free of charge to use — students supply their own detergent.
A computer lab is available in the Ruahine Flats, located close to Moginie Hall.
Students are allowed to store some forms of alcohol in this hall and drink it in moderation within designated areas on set days and times.
The pricing for Moginie Hall is as follows.
|Room type||Week||Full year||Semester One||Semester Two|
|Relaxed - smaller room with single bed||$346||$13,840||$6,574||$6,920|
Room rates include:
- two meals per day – lunch and dinner weekdays, and brunch and dinner weekends
- laundry facilities
- electricity (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. The deposit is $670 for a full year or $630 for one semester and includes an administration fee, a refundable bond and an activity fee.
If you need to cancel, there is a cut off date in order to secure a refund of the bond and activity fee – the administration fee is non-refundable.
2021 occupancy dates
These are the contract dates for 2021.
|Term||Duration||Start date||End date|
|Full year||40 weeks||16 February 2021||23 November 2021|
|Semester one||19 weeks||16 February 2021||29 June 2021|
|Semester two||20 weeks||6 July 2021||23 November 2021|
Your accommodation contract term must reflect your study programme – if your programme of study is full year you must apply for full year accommodation.
For an overview of Massey University's accommodation at Manawatū (Palmerston North) including a comparison of halls, pricing, catering, services and support see:
216 Tennent Drive, Massey University, Palmerston North 4472, New Zealand
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Contact the office
Manawatū accommodation office
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm
+64 27 246 2316 (calls Residential Assistant on duty)
The Manawatū (Palmerston North) accommodation office is located in the YFC Building on Rehab Road.
Student Accommodation Manawatū
Private Bag 11222
Palmerston North 4442
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