Drive to Campus
Driving to campus? Find out about fees and parking options
Parking is available on site at the Hamilton campus. There are paid praking machines located at gates 1, 3B and 10. You can choose from a range of options including daily, weekly and trimester parking.
You cannot park in a numbered/named park because these are reserved for permit holders at all times (clamping fees apply).
Parking charges apply from 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.
Parking charges apply from 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. Parking is free outside of these hours. Motorbike parking is free at all times in designated motorbike parks.
|One day (24 hours from time of purchase)||$2|
|One week (seven consecutive days)||$6|
|A & B Trimester Concessions|
One trimester - purchased at machine, requires a student ID number |
(expires at the end of the trimester)
|Halls of Residence Parking Permit|
One trimester - purchased at the Accommodation Office |
(expires at the end of the trimester)
One year Halls of residence permit (includes access to reserved halls parking) |
- purchased at the Accommodation Office (expires at the end of trimester B)
*Weekly and Trimester concessions do not guarantee car park spots.
How to pay
- Go to nearest silver parking machine
- Enter your license plate number
- Select your payment option (day, week or trimester)
- Enter your ID number (Trimester parking only)
- Select your payment option (coin, eftpos or credit/debit/paywave)
A receipt is available on request but they do not need to be displayed in your car.
If you have any questions about parking on our Hamilton campus, please email [email protected]
There are no on-campus parks available at our Tauranga Campus. If you plan to drive to campus, free parking is available. There's a two hour time limit and you will need to move your vechile to avoid being ticketed. Paid-parking is also available on-street, off-street and in parking buildings. Visit the Tauranga City Council's website for more information.
Students are reminded not to park in private parking spaces or retail car parks to prevent their vehicles from being ticketed, towed or clamped. Durham Lane is a public lane way. Students should not park in the area as indicated by the clearway sign to prevent their vehicle from being ticketed or towed.
The visitor parks outside the 24-hour labs are strictly for visitors to the campus during business hours. They may be also be reserved for visitors attending after-hours events.
There is a car parking building on Durham Street, directly opposite the University campus, which has multiple mobility parking spaces.
There are two mobility parks at the CBD campus, located outside the Durham Lane entrance. These are available for students, staff and visitors who are on campus and hold a mobility parking permit. Visitors using these carparks should advise staff at the information desk in the Hub, on Level 1. You can apply for a permit through CCS Disability Action.
There are also mobility parking spaces close to campus, both on-street and in the parking building directly opposite the campus on Durham Street. For more information about mobility parking in the CBD and to download a map of mobility parking spaces, visit the Tauranga City Council website.
Carpool to campus
Carpooling saves you money by splitting the cost of driving and parking among several commuters. It’s also a good way to meet new people, and better for the environment.
The Ridelink service can be used by anyone at the University to get a ride to and from uni.
The RideLink service can be used by anyone at the University to get a ride to and from uni.
The Hamilton campus provides preferential parking areas in Gates 1 and 10 for people that share rides to campus. These parking spaces are labelled as reserved for registered RideLink permit holders.
Let's Carpool, the award-winning national carpooling scheme, makes it easy to find other commuters in your area.
Let's Carpool, the award-winning national carpooling scheme, makes it easy to find other commuters in your area. This is a public site that will put you in touch with other drivers/passengers who use a similar route. Find out more or register at Lets Carpool.