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Study on the Manawatū campus in Palmerston North , Te ako ki te papa ako o Manawatū o Turitea

Throw yourself into Massey life at our Manawatū campus. Join a lively student community, and learn from world experts in agriculture, veterinary science, food nutrition, food research and more.

Come to Palmerston North for outstanding teaching and a great student experience on Massey's beautiful original campus.

Manawatū is the perfect place for budding athletes, adventurers and nature-lovers. Known for its exceptional sport and agricultural facilities, it sits between the Tararua and Ruahine mountain ranges, and is just a few hours' drive from the ski fields.

When you're not busy studying, you'll get to experience everything student-friendly Palmerston North has to offer, and take advantage of some of the lowest living costs in the country.

Study at Manawatū

Our Manawatū campus is home to New Zealand’s only internationally-accredited teaching and research qualification in veterinary science, and university-based aviation school.

It's also where we offer our trailblazing qualifications in Kura Kaupapa Māori education, and New Zealand's number one undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in agriculture.

Search qualifications you can study at the Manawatū campus

See the campus

See what our beautiful Manawatū campus in Palmerston North looks like from above.

Accommodation

There are lots of accommodation options to choose from in Palmerston North, both on campus and off. Our halls of residence, flats and studios are some of the most affordable in the country.

Find somewhere to live

Student life in Palmerston North

There's plenty to keep you busy on the Manawatū campus, and support at hand if you need it.

Facilities on Manawatū campus

Where on campus you can study, eat, and get help and support.

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Clubs and societies

From weightlifting to sustainability to surf, snow and skate, there's a club or society to suit everyone at Manawatū.

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Services for students

We offer a lot of support to help you have a positive time at Massey and to make the most of student life.

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Māori @ Massey

Welcome to Māori @ Massey, the place to connect to all things Māori at Massey University.

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Pacific Massey

Massey University is committed to supporting, connecting and enabling Pacific students to succeed in their academic goals.

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Maps & parking for Manawatū campus

View maps to locate buildings, bus stops, cycle and car parks. Find out about parking regulations and permits, and bus cards (Bee Cards).

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