Pacific student services and facilities Te tautoko me ngā rauemi mō ngā tauira Pasific

Massey University has dedicated services and facilities for our Pacific students and staff, such as community fale, health and wellbeing services, and student associations.

Student seated in library

Pacific student fale

All Massey campuses – Auckland, Manawatū (in Palmerston North) and Wellington – have a designated community space for Pacific students to study, meet and relax in, and to connect with our Pacific staff.

Each fale has a study area, a lounge and a place to prepare and eat food and drink.

The Auckland and Wellington Pacific student spaces are accessible using an access card. The cards are free and all students are can get them.

Fale locations and facilities

Auckland campus

  • Fale Manaaki: QA214, Level 2, Quad A Building
    Fale Manaaki has a kitchen with tea, coffee and Milo provided, and a computer and study area.
  • Pacific Ako Corner: Level 3, Massey University Library Te Putanga Ki Te Ao Mātauranga
    The Ako Corner is part of the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Manawatū campus

  • Fale Pasifika: YFC Building, Rehab Road
    Fale Pasifika has a computer lab with free wifi and printing, a study and meeting space, cooking and tea facilities, and a shower.

Wellington campus

  • Fale Bilong Iumi: Building T33
    Fale Bilong Iumi has a quiet study space, computers for student use and a printer available at a cost. There is also a lounge where students can relax and connect and a kitchen with free tea, coffee and Milo.

Support, health and counselling services

Massey University has a range of support services relating to health, wellbeing and spiritual support.

We encourage our Pacific students to make use of these services if needed – for example, if you are feeling stressed about your study, the workload, a family bereavement or another personal matter.

Medical services and counselling

Find out what services are available to Massey students, including how to register and make appointments at our student health and counselling services.

Health centres

Counselling services

Disability services

Massey University has a range of services and support for on-campus and distance students who have a health and disability issue that may impact their study, or for which they would like support.

Find out more about Massey's disability services and how they could benefit you and your study.

Disability Services

Spiritual support

Chaplains are here to support students through their time at Massey University. They are available to talk to face to face. they can help if you are feeling stressed, want to discuss your faith, or want to connect to a local worship community.

Massey chaplaincy services contact details

Auckland campus

Manawatū campus (Palmerston North)

Wellington campus

Pacific student associations

Each Massey campus has an active Pacific Student Association. They organise social, cultural and study-related activities that bring together Pacific students and communities, to support each other.

Find out more about the Pacific Student Associations that are active on your campus.

Pacific student associations

Student associations, clubs and societies

Massey University has a range of other student associations, plus many student clubs and societies that you can join, on all three campuses.

Find out more about student associations, clubs and societies

Pacific orientation week

At the start of each semester there are Pacific student orientation events on each campus and in other areas of New Zealand for Massey distance students.

Learn more about what happens at orientation events, why it's important to attend and find out when they are held on your campus at Pacific students graduation celebrations and events.

Pacific Learning Advisors

There are Pacific Learning Advisors based in the National Centre for Teaching and Learning (NCTL) on each Massey campus.

Find out more about how the learning advisors can help you, and other study support for Pacific students at Planning to study at Massey as a Pacific student