Food and drink

Choose from a wide range of food at all three campuses, from sandwiches and curries to pizzas and salads. And of course, great coffee too.

Carrington's Pumphouse

Carrington's is our on-campus bar and a great place to relax and soak up the sun. It serves coffee, light lunches and full meals. There's a fully licenced bar too, and special offers throughout the year. Carrington's is also available for private functions.

WhereBuilding 33, Mt Albert campus (view on Google Maps)
HoursFor opening hours visit

Coffee Cart

Coffee, takeaway snacks and cakes.

WhereBuilding 180, Mt Albert campus
Building 510, Waitakere campus
HoursMonday to Friday, 7.30am - 3pm (Mt Albert campus)
Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 3pm (Waitakere campus)

Long Black Cafe

Espresso coffee, breakfast and lunch from a menu that changes daily. Choose from salads, wraps, pizzas, curries, pies and pasta dishes.

WhereBuilding 1, room 1151, Mt Albert campus
HoursMonday to Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm

The Hub Cafe

Hot and cold food, snacks and drinks.

WhereBuilding 180, Mt Albert campus
HoursMonday to Thursday, 8am - 7.30pm
Friday, 8am - 2.30pm


There is a branch of Subway on Mt Albert campus. Open seven days a week, it serves the full range of subs, salads, and wraps.

WhereBuilding 201, Mt Albert campus (view on Google Maps)
HoursMonday - Friday, 7am - 8.30pm
Saturday, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, 9am - 4pm

Waitakere campus food

Waitakere campus is just a five minute walk from the WestCity shopping mall, with its large foodcourt and many cafes and bakeries. Or you can relax and socialise in the Waitakere common room, which has a microwave, watercooler and a fridge. There is also a cafe in the new library complex.

WhereBuilding 500, Waitakere campus

Northern campus food

The Northern campus is also surrounded by lots of cafes and bakeries, as well as a cafe in the student common room, and a fridge and microwave that you can use.

WhereBuilding 610, Northern campus