IPU New Zealand is a residential institute where Kiwi and international students live together in the on-campus Halls of Residence.

Living on-campus is a great way to make new friends with students from all over the world. This multicultural interaction brings invaluable opportunities to expand your cultural knowledge and broaden your thinking.

There are ten halls of residence on site, with a variety of room options. Each hall has a large common room - perfect for relaxing with your hall mates, kitchen facilities for the preparation of meals, laundry and cleaning facilities so you can keep your clothes and room fresh, and 24/7 security.



IPU New Zealand is perfectly set up for sports teams and groups that are visiting Palmerston North and are looking at staying near the centre city. Groups and teams that are staying at IPU New Zealand have access (on arrangement) of conference rooms, basketball courts, well appointed gym, changing room facilities and more.

Sports teams and groups will enjoy and make great use of the full kitchen facility with 41 well appointed rooms and all close proximity to town and other sports and event venues.

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  • Competitive per person rate
  • Close to Lido Aquatic Centre, Victoria Esplanade, city centre
  • Facilities are available on site for team meetings and training sessions
  • Meals can be included daily,  dine in or takeaway
  • Supporter dinners, after match functions, gatherings at your request



  • 39 x Single rooms with shared facilities, 2 x large rooms
  • All bedding 
  • Shared communal lounge room
  • Self-catering
  • Full fridge and freezer
  • Commercial washers and dryers
  • Free parking
  • WIFI


Meal packages available on request.

Gym hireage, conference rooms, basketball court also available.