Durham Mews apartments

The University of Waikato currently manages the Durham Mews apartment complex, conveniently located in the heart of central Tauranga near the new Tauranga Campus.

Durham Mews consists of six three-bedroom apartments located on Durham St – a two-minute walk to the University campus. The apartments are fully furnished and include two bathrooms.


The cost is $255 a week per person. This fee is inclusive of water, internet and a reasonable amount of power. Residents are required to provide their own sheets, bedding, and towels and are expected to keep their own rooms clean and tidy. There is one garaged car park available for each of the units, at an additional cost.

How to apply

A non-refundable application fee of NZ$150 is required with the application. A deposit of $400, an activity fee of $50 and the first four weeks of accommodation costs are required when accommodation is confirmed.

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The University’s dedicated Accommodation Services team can help you find the right accommodation.

In the Bay of Plenty, our Tauranga Accommodation Coordinator Iris Beemster can assist with University apartment accommodation and off-campus accommodation in the Bay, including flatting, boarding and homestay.

Iris can be contacted by email -