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Manawatū campus - historic with park-like grounds

Welcome to Massey's original campus, with lovely heritage buildings and park-like grounds located near Palmerston North city.

The large campus is beautiful year-round with 11,500 different varieties of plants and trees in the form of manicured gardens, green fields, woodlands and bush. The Massey University grounds in Manawatū are listed as a New Zealand Botanical Garden.

Study and research programmes

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to internal and distance learning students. Our Manawatū campus is home for many of New Zealand's top researchers.


There are may benefits to studying with Massey at our Manawatū campus. The reasonable cost of living and ease of getting around Palmerston North are just a couple.


Our Manawatū campus has many great facilities. From sports and recreation to leisure and study. We've got you covered.

Maps and transport

Find out how to get around the park-like grounds of our Manawatū campus. Maps can be downloaded or printed.

Manawatū campus events

Our Manawatū campus hosts many events throughout the year. From conferences and exhibitions to seminars and workshops.

About Palmerston North

Palmerston North is the seventh largest city in New Zealand. It is a compact, friendly and accessible city.