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The Cube

The Cube Hall offers shared apartment living for first and second year students. The hall is five minutes from Massey's Wellington campus.

  • Self-contained studios and three and five bedroom apartments, for 261 residents.
  • Furnished with essentials. All rooms have double beds. Residents are to bring their own towels and bedding (this is provided to international students only).
  • Suitable for students aged 17 to 21 years.
  • Common room and recreation room.
  • Single and mixed gender apartments.
  • Less than a five minute walk to campus and Wellington CBD, and one minute to Pukeahu Park.

2021 Room rates

Room type

Full year


Domestic students
Studio unit $15,635.00
Single room (three-bedroom apartment) $12,275.00
Single room (five-bedroom apartment) $11,309.00
International students
Studio unit $15,879.00 $9,108.95
Single room (three-bedroom apartment $12,519.00 $7,281.95
Single room (five-bedroom apartment) $11,553.00 $6,761.15

Please note: Room rates include the deposit and the cost of reasonable electricity use. Residents who use an excessive amount of electricity will pay the extra cost.


  • Application and processing fee: $100.00 (non-refundable)
  • Activity fee: $120.00 (full year) $90.00 (semester)
  • Bond: $600.00 (held until contract ends)
  • Internet: $330.00 (full year) $185.00 (semester)
  • Mattress protector: $16.00 (use is mandatory)
  • Room pack: $260.00 (single room) $200.00 (twin share room) - International students only 


International students must pay all accommodation fees in full. Domestic students can choose from four payment options:

  1. One lump sum payment for the 42-week agreement.
  2. Two payments for the 42-week agreement.
  3. One bulk payment, then 36 weekly payments of $130.00 from 5 March to 5 November 2021.
  4. One bulk payment, then 36 weekly payments of $150.00 from 5 March to 5 November 2021 (only available for twin share rooms)

Deposit and payment amounts and deadlines will be confirmed in your Offer of Place email.

2021 Accommodation Pricing Domestic Students (89 KB)

2021 Residential Agreement Withdrawal and Refund Guidelines (183 KB)

Contract dates


Domestic students start and end dates

International students start and end dates

Full year 14 February to 5 December 2021 4 February to 28 November 2021
Semester one 14 February to 11 July 2021 4 February to 1 July 2021
Semester two 11 July to 5 December 2021 4 July to 28 November 2021


  • Nine residential staff are on-site to provide pastoral care.
  • Activities and events are held throughout the year, including weekly floor events. The common room is equipped with a pool table.
  • Social sports leagues run weekly during semester.
  • Accommodation is available for residents with accessibility requirements.
  • Accommodation handbook - Wellington halls (4,923 KB)



Self-catered. Residents cook their own meals in their accommodation.

Tussock meal packages

Meal packages are available from the campus café, Tussock. Residents can eat there or take meals away. Student ID cards will need to be presented to receive meals. Meal package credit can be used at the Pyramid and Museum cafés, however they only offer a limited menu.

Semester one Semester two Full year

$650.00 (prepaid with hall fees)

$600.00 (prepaid by 1 July)

$1062.50* (prepaid with hall fees)

  • $50 credit accrued per week from orientation week.
  • Credit accrues during study weeks only and expires on the last exam day of the year/semester.

*15% discount applies - total credit value is $1250.00 for the year.


Wifi is available throughout the buildings.


All apartments have heating in common lounge.


Basic furniture is provided. Items that are not provided by the hall will need to be supplied by the residents.


The laundry is located on the ground floor, free of charge. 


Car parks are available at Kāinga Rua for Cube Hall residents. Residential staff can assist you with this process.

Bike storage is available at a cost of $60 for 42 weeks of storage. Spaces are limited so contact our team to secure a space before you arrive.

Tour The Cube's accommodation

Take a virtual tour by room type or facility at the Cube.

Contact details


Phone: +64 4 801 5799 extn. 63355
Emergency only phone: 0800 722 823 (24/7 Duty RA)

Postal address:

Cube Hall - Massey University
242 Taranaki Street
Mt Cook
Wellington 6021


242 Taranaki Street, Mt Cook, Wellington

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