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.
  • Fully furnished. Residents are to bring their own towels and bedding. A bedding pack is given to each international student.
  • 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.

Room rates

Room type

Full year


Domestic students
Studio unit $13,498.00
Single room (three-bedroom apartment) $11,734.00
Single room (five-bedroom apartment) $10,894.00
International students
Studio unit $13,638.00 $7,906.40
Single room (three-bedroom apartment $11,874.00 $6,936.20
Single room (five-bedroom apartment) $11,034.00 $6,474.20

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


  • Application and processing fee: $100 (non-refundable)
  • Activity fee: $120 (full year) $90.00 (semester)
  • Bond: $600 (held until contract ends)


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 $120 from 6 March to 6 November 2020.
  4. One bulk payment, then 36 weekly payments of $140 from 6 March to 6 November 2020.
Payment schedule

Your first payment is due by 3 December 2019. However, if you receive your offer for accommodation on or after 9 December 2019, your first payment is due by 8 January 2020.

If you have selected Payment Option 2, your second payment will be due by 1 July 2020.

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

Contract dates


Domestic students start and end dates

International students start and end dates

Full year 16 February to 6 December 2020 9 February to 29 November 2020
Semester one 13 February to 9 July 2020 6 February to 2 July 2020
Semester two 12 July to 6 December 2020 5 July to 29 November 2020




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

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


Internet is included in price.


Shared spaces are heated. Residents to provide their own column heater for apartments and studio units.


Basic furniture is provided. Apartments have a double bed in each bedroom, while studio units have two single beds. Items that are not provided by the hall will need to be supplied by the residents.


The laundry is located on the ground floor.


Car parks are available at Kāinga Rua for Cube Hall residents. The accommodation team 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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