Our physical address for collection and returns is: 17 George Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand. You can turn into George Street either from Parnell Road near the Parnell Library, or from Carlton Gore Road, which runs off Grafton Road near Auckland Hospital. It takes 30 minutes or less to walk to our premises from the University of Auckland and AUT City Campuses by cutting through the Auckland Domain. We are close to Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Hospital and the Auckland Domain and we are on the border of Parnell and Newmarket (not in Mt Eden).
Parking is very limited in the Newmarket area. There is paid street parking right outside our premises at 17 George Street. A grace period of 10 minutes free parking is allowed. After 10 minutes you will be required to pay for George Street parking, a parking station is directly across the road from us.
There is plenty of free parking in the Auckland Domain, a 2 minute walk from our front door. Entry to the Domain is across the street from our premises.
We advise that peak times for collections and returns are between 12:00 noon and 1:30pm and after 4:30pm. Please allow more than 10 minutes if you plan to be here during those times, thank you.
- Do not park across the roadway and the driveways of George Street residents
- We recommend car pooling if possible
- We recommend nominating one friend to collect for a group of students
- There is no public parking on the premises of Academic Dress Hire
Public transport options
It takes approximately 30 minutes to walk to our premises from AUT and University of Auckland Campuses by cutting through the Auckland Domain. We are also approximately 20 minutes walking distance from both Newmarket and Grafton Train stops.
We highly recommend either walking or using public transport or carpooling to come and collect and return regalia copy our address, 17 George Street, Parnell and paste it in at one of the following links:
General Opening Hours
Our standard business hours are from Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm and we are open late until 6pm on Tuesday. During graduations we extend our opening hours to give you more options, opening earlier and staying open later. Click here to view the Collection and Return times for your graduation.
Click here to plan your journey to our premises: Google Maps Journey Planner