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Location & Parking


17 George Street, Newmarket (off Carlton Gore Road), Auckland.  Note: Sometimes comes up as 17 George Street, Parnell.
10 minute drive or 30 minute walk from the city centre (cut through the Auckland Domain), and approximately 15 minutes walking distance from both Newmarket and Grafton Train and bus stops.

Parking Options

There is paid street parking on and around George Street and throughout the Auckland Domain.  Please be aware that it does get busy during big graduations.


Park at Auckland Museum carpark, open from 6:30am to 6:30pm.  First 30 minutes free, then day and evening rates apply*  

Museum Carpark
Enter from Maunsell Road which is on the Newmarket side of the Domain.  The carpark pay station accepts VISA, MasterCard, EFTPOS and cash up to $20 notes.  This car park is under CCTV and security surveillance.  

Directions - Walk out of Auckland Museum carpark, through the carpark, through the car exit, turn right down small street and turn right into George Street.  Academic Dress Hire is located at 17 George Street (click on to enlarge map below).

Walking Map

Note: This carpark closes at 6:30pm sharp, to release your car after 6:30pm you will be charged $30.00

* Daily Tariffs (6:30pm - 5:00pm) First 30 minutes free then $3.00 per hour

5:00pm - 6:30pm $10.00 flat fee

Note: It does get dark in winter (not well lit).

Closes 6:30pm sharp  Cost of $30.00 to release your car.


Public Transport

The Link Bus Service stops on nearby Parnell Road


Plan your journey with one of the following links:

General Opening Hours

8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. 
Extended opening hours during graduations. 
Click here to view the Collection and Return times for your graduation.

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Contact us:
09 358 1044


map117 George Street
Newmarket, Auckland 1023