Akoranga Student Village offers shared living in townhouse-style apartments just 5-minutes' walk from AUT's North Campus, and close to public transport links and shops. There are 40 apartments in the village setting, offering a convenient lifestyle where you can feel safe and supported while enjoying the social activities and events organised through our Residential Life programme.
Living at Akoranga Student Village (ASV) is about more than just a room – you become part of a community from the moment you arrive. There are plenty of opportunities to make social connections and develop leadership and life skills that will help you succeed at AUT and beyond.
ASV is a safe and social accommodation option, and particularly convenient if you're studying health sciences, sport and recreation, or education at AUT North Campus.
Akoranga Student Village is managed and operated by AUT. AUT has a commercial management agreement with the owner of the building, Morrisons Ltd.
Each apartment is fully furnished and has 5 or 6 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a kitchen and a lounge/dining area.
There are 40 apartments (204 students). Electricity, water, gas and unlimited wifi are included in your accommodation fee.
All bedrooms are standard size (3.2m x 2.5m) and have:
You need to bring your own bedding and linen, or you can buy a linen pack from our accommodation services team.
Apartment groups are chosen based on age and course of study, but we will do our best to accommodate any special requests. When you apply, you can tell us if you would prefer to live in a single or mixed gender group and add any comments like rainbow friendly or no alcohol.
Shared areas at ASV include:
Akoranga Student Village is a safe, supportive place to live – with help and support nearby whenever you need it.
ASV provides a Residential Life programme during the year, so you can get to know other people and participate in social events. The Residential Life programme manager lives on site.
Find out about costs for accommodation, how and when to pay, and what our contract periods are.
Our online application portals open at certain times before semesters begin.
Akoranga Student Village (North Campus)
42 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
Phone: +64 9 921 9947
Mon to Fri: 9am to 9pm
Sat, Sun: 11am to 1pm
Closed on public holidays
Come and have a look around Akoranga Student Village – contact us to organise a look inside an apartment.
Download the 2022 student handbook to find out all you need to know about living in AUT accommodation, including useful contacts, maps, room info, pre-arrival details and more.