Shopping and eating

The University has several shops and food outlets on its Kelburn campus that are open to the public. These include a bookshop, a pharmacy, and cafés.

Retail outlets on our campuses vary in their opening days and hours according to trimester times.

Food shops

The University has several cafés and food outlets that the public are welcome to use. These include Maki Mono Sushi, The Lab, and Vic Books café in the Easterfield Building, a Wishbone café in the Alan McDiarmid Building, Krishna Food in Kirk Building, and the Milk and Honey restaurant in the Rankine Brown Building.

There is a second Vic Books café at Pipitea campus on Bunny Street, next to the bus terminal.

Fruit market

A fruit and vegetable market operates on campus on Wednesdays during trimester times from March to October. The market also sells freshly baked bread, and is open between 10am and 4pm in the Tim Beaglehole Courtyard at the Kelburn campus.

Shops on campus

The University has a bookshop, an STA travel outlet, and a pharmacy that the public can use.

Vic Books

Everyone is welcome at Vic Books, which offers a range of quality books and giftware and hosts book-related events for both adults and children. There are two stores at the University:

  • Kelburn campus Vic Books is in the Easterfield Building by the bus stops on Kelburn Parade.
  • Pipitea campus Vic Books in the CBD on Bunny Street in the Rutherford Building.

Anytime Library

Anyone can use the Anytime Library, located on Kelburn campus. It’s a lending machine for books where you can choose from over 300 titles in a variety of genres.

Anytime Library is a partnership between the University and the City Council, and all you need to use it is your Wellington City Libraries card. Find the Anytime Library in the lobby of the Easterfield Building.