University Hall - Wai-te-ata

Wai-te-ata apartments are located on Kelburn Campus, some with extensive views of Wellington city and harbour. Priority is given to international students.

Operated by Victoria University of Wellington


  • Overview: 12 self-contained four or five bedroom apartments located on Kelburn Campus. Flats are fully furnished including linen.
  • Bedrooms: Modern single study bedrooms, with two bathrooms per apartment.
  • Distance: Two-minute walk to Kelburn Campus. Ten- to 20-minute walk to the city.
  • Eligibility: Applications are considered from senior full-time Victoria University students (not school leavers). Priority is given to international students. Residency is fixed term for the academic year (mid- February to mid-November). Single trimester residence may be available for those starting or finishing studies mid-year.


Room Type Weekly 38 Weeks
Single $225 $8,550
Fees quoted are for 2015 and may change for 2016.
  • Fee includes electricity, with additional charge for excessive use.
  • The accommodation fees are payable in advance in four instalments throughout the academic year. If you do not have a New Zealand financial guarantor then you are required to pay for each trimester upfront.


  • Residential Assistants and Kiwi Mates provide support and care.
  • Residents can participate in fun inter-hall events, as well as in-hall activities.
  • Contact University Hall or the Accommodation Service to discuss any special needs.


  • Catering: Residents self-cater.
  • Telephone: Each flat has a communal telephone for free local calls.
  • Internet: Wireless broadband internet connection is provided. Heavy usage of internet may attract an extra charge.
  • Furniture: Basic furniture and whiteware is provided by University Hall. For a list of chattels provided, please view their Resident Handbook. Items that are not provided by the hall will need to be supplied by the residents.
  • Laundry: Communal laundry available on-site with washing machines and dryers.
  • Parking: No off-street parking available. Street parking in high demand.


Please note that items in the photos, other than what is provided by University Hall, are the students' own.



Email Website University Hall's website
Phone Fax
+64-4-463 4713 +64-4-463 4715
Postal Address Physical Location
University Hall
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140
New Zealand
University Hall Office:
Level 2, 42 Kelburn Parade
Kelburn Campus
Victoria University of Wellington