Becoming a Waiariki House Resident

At Waiariki House we have different rates for different types of accommodation plus discounted, pre-paid rates for long term residents. Before you complete your application please make sure you understand which rate suits you best.

Please make sure to read our rules for residents and the governing regulations before applying.

Once you have processed and sent your application, we will confirm the accommodation is available by sending you an invoice for payment via email. Your payment to our nominated bank account will secure your place at Waiariki House.

Apply online today!

Need Help?

For assistance with your application or for more information about Waiariki House please do not hesitate to contact the Residential Manager.

Phone +64 7 350 2550 or send us an email here.


  • I agree to give two weeks notice of my intention to leave Waiariki House Halls of Residence
  • I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of Waiariki House
  • I understand that if I stay less than 30 days I will be charged $25 per night twin share room / $30 per night single room

Waiariki House provides long-term accommodation for students, international and from New Zealand, studying in Rotorua. If you require short-term accommodation, whether it be for you or visitng friends and family, check out Rotorua Planet Backpackers.