Facilities on Manawatū campus , Ngā rauemi o te whare wānanga i Manawatū

Locations of facilities to help you study and enjoy student life on Massey's Manawatū campus in Palmerston North. The public can also use some campus facilities, like the vet clinic.

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Study facilities

The Library

To support your study, the Massey University Library provides a large collection of print and online resources, covering all subjects taught from the campus. Our helpful specialist staff can help you with all your queries. The Library also has study spaces, and computer, printing and photocopying facilities. 

Writing advisers: For help with writing your assignments, come and see us at the drop-in desk on the entry level of the Library, opposite the service desk. You don’t need an appointment.

Location: Main concourse, opposite the Student Centre

Phone: freephone 0800 627 739 and ask for the Library

Email: library@massey.ac.nz

Opening hours at the Library

Centre for Teaching and Learning

We offer students a range of academic help and study support at all levels, from undergraduates to PhD candidates. Our services include help with writing, study and maths skills.

Location: Student Centre, Level 2, plus The Library, Level 1

Phone: +64 6 326 9099 extension 83540

Email: ctlman@massey.ac.nz

Computers for students

The campus has computer labs with PCs for students to use.

Undergraduate students can use these computer labs.

  • Room 1, Science Tower B. 
  • Room 1.12, Social Science Tower.
  • Room 1.16, Social Science Tower.
  • Psychology Building computer lab.

Postgraduate students can use this computer lab.

  • Room 1.13, Social Science Tower.

The Library also has computers for students, with library and IT support staff available to assist you. Some halls of residence also have small computer labs. 

Campus information centre and cashier services – Mōhiohio

Our Campus Information teams can provide you with guidance and support you along your journey with the University. Our friendly on-campus teams are knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated to helping you. Some of the services we offer are:

  • General understanding of our programmes and courses
  • Admission and enrolment assistance
  • Fee enquiries and payments
  • Connecting with key student support services at Massey University
  • Other general service enquiries

Location: Level 2, Registry Building, main concourse (beside the Library), Tennant Drive

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm

Campus Books

Campus Books bookshop stocks course textbooks, legislation and stationery. We also buy and sell current second-hand textbooks. You can buy from our store or online.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm

Location: 1 Turitea Road

Phone: +64 6 354 6020

Email: masseypn@campusbooks.nz

Website: campusbooks.nz

Kainga Rua and Fale Pasifika

Kainga Rua and Fale Pasifika are great places to study for tangata whenua and tangata Pasifika students. You can meet mentors and peer tutors for assistance, and use a shared kitchen, computers and other resources.

Location: YFC (Young Farmers Club) Building, Rehab Road

Scholarships Office

Scholarships staff can give you information, application forms and advice on applying for scholarships and awards offered by Massey University and other organisations.

Location: Financial Services office, Level 2, Registry Building

Phone: +64 6 326 9099 extension 83580

Where to eat

The Dining Hall

Students staying in Massey university halls can have their meals in the Dining Hall.

Location: Student Centre, main concourse

Hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 7pm

MUSA cafeteria and shop

Location: Student Centre, main concourse

Hours during semesters:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8am to 6.30pm
  • Friday 8am to 5pm

Hours during semester breaks: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Wharerata historic homestead 

Hot buffet available Monday to Friday, 11.45am to 2pm.

Location: Opposite the Social Sciences Tower

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3pm

Website: www.wharerata.co.nz

The Library Cafe

Location: Level 1 of the Library building

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm during semesters

Student life facilities

Massey University Student Associations (MUSA)

MUSA is run by students for students. We run clubs and societies to join, provide advocacy and accommodation services, and equipment hire. We also run Radio Control and the MUSA shop. Come and see us at the Student Centre.

Location: Student Centre, main concourse (opposite the Library)

Website: musa.org.nz

Accommodation Office

Our helpful Accommodation Office staff can give you help and advice about student accommodation and residential life on the Manawatū campus.  

Location: YFC (Young Farmers Club) Building, Rehab Road

Phone: +64 6 356 9099 extension 84163

Website: Overview of Manawatū campus accommodation

Childcare Centre

We offer high-quality early childhood education.

Hours: Weekdays, 7.45am drop off to 5.15pm pick up

Location: Bourke Rd

Phone: +64 6 280 2763

Email: admin@masseychildare.co.nz

Website: www.masseychildcare.ac.nz

Marae facilities

Te Pūtahi-a-Toi has a rūnanga room and a wharekai – Toi Te Ora – where we can manaaki visitors, students and staff. 

Location: Te Pūtahi-a-Toi, School of Māori Knowledge, He Pūmanawa Hauora Building, Bourke Road

Chaplaincy service – Minita whakapono

Regular events are held by the University Chaplains at Te Waiora, including our famous pancake night on Wednesdays.

Location: Te Waiora, Colombo Rd (by the bus loop)

Email: chaplain.manawatu@massey.ac.nz

Phone: +64 6 356 9099 extension 85907

Islamic Prayer Centre

The prayer room is open to all who wish to pray there.

Location: Between the Vet Tower and the Ag Hort complex on University Avenue (the ring road).

Sport and Recreation Centre

Massey Sport and Recreation Centre facilities include a fully equipped fitness centre, multi-use sports hall, squash courts, climbing wall, rugby and soccer fields, Manawatū athletics track and Massey University Equestrian Centre. 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 6.00am to 10.00pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9.00am to 8.00pm. (Hours vary in holidays.)

Location: Orchard Rd, opposite the big carpark

Phone: +64 6 350 5080 extension 85529

Email: recreation.manawatu@massey.ac.nz

Website: Manawatū gym, sport & recreation centre

Campus security, emergencies, lost and found

We have an on-campus security service available 24 hours, seven days a week, and a Campus Community Constable. They are co-located with the Operations and Security Group. The Security Help Desk can help you retrieve items that have been lost and found on campus.

In emergencies, call 111. Then call the Security Help Desk, who will dispatch Massey Security to assist emergency services.

Location: Facilities Management complex on Colombo Road

Phone: +64 6 356 9099 extension 85030 

Security after-hours phone: 0800 627 750

Emergency: Call 111

Email: operationsservicedesk-manawatu@massey.ac.nz

Tour Manawatū Campus

Start your journey with a tour of the Massey Manawatū campus.

Guided Campus Walking Tours

One of our current students will take you on a one-hour tour around some of the key parts of the Manawatū campus, giving you an insight into what life's really like as a Massey student.

After the tour, you’ll meet with a Student Recruitment Adviser who can answer your questions about courses, entry requirements and the Massey student experience.

Register for a free walking tour led by a current Massey student

The guided walking tour visits only selected areas and facilities on campus and can cover rough ground and stairs. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Groups of 10 or more should contact the SRA directly. All future students, their families, alumni and the wider community are welcome.

Massey Uni app for maps

Get campus information and maps in your pocket with the Massey Uni app.

Download the Massey Uni app on Google Play or the App Store.

Facilities for the public

Veterinary clinic

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital clinic is available to the local community. Since many members of staff have specialised experience, the hospital accepts referrals from veterinarians all over New Zealand.

Our 24-hour Pet Emergency Centre is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Equine Clinic and Farm Services Clinic are also open by appointment for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Hours: All clinics are open Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:30pm.

Location: University Avenue (the ring road), by the Veterinary Sciences building

Phone: +64 6 356 9099 extension 85301  

Pet Emergency Centre phone: 0800 738 363

Email: vethospital@massey.ac.nz

Venue hire

If you are planning an event or conference and want to hire facilities on Manawatū campus, please contact Hospitality Services. Some other facilities can also be hired for events, like the Massey Sport and Recreation Centre.

Email: hospitalityservices@massey.ac.nz

Website: hospitalityservices.ac.nz

Contact the office

Campus Information Centre, Manawatū campus

Hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm

Phone

+64 6 356 9099 ext 84000

Location

Level 2, Registry Building, main concourse (beside the Library), Tennant Drive

Security Help Desk

Phone

+64 6 356 9099 ext 85030

Security after-hours phone

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Manawatū halls

Massey's Manawatū campus in Palmerston North offers a range of furnished accommodation in halls, units and flats, with catering options.

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Student associations

Student associations give you a helping hand and ensure your voice is heard.

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Manawatū campus gym, sport & recreation centre

Attend group fitness and high-intensity training classes, or hire a facility for your club or sport.

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