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How to order - Follow our easy 4 step process
  Order                 Pay                        Collect                 Return
by Credit/debit card

Dates and times will be emailed after you order.  
Unless otherwise stated on your invoice, please return within 5 days of your graduation ceremony.

Please return regalia on time and in good condition.  

Cost to hire 

Please note that the regalia bundles below are a general guide only as every institution has slightly different regalia sets and different colour trims and styles of Degree Hoods, Scarves/Stoles and Tassels.  Please go to Hire / Buy and click on your institute and event date for more information. 
Certificate (Undergraduate Gown) $38.00
Diploma (Gown and Scarf/Stole) $59.00
Bachelor Degree (Bachelor Gown, Hood, Trencher)  $80.00   
Graduate Diploma/Certificate - No Previous Degree (Gown, Scarf/Stole)

Graduate Diploma/Certificate - Previous Degree (Gown, Scarf/Stole, Hood, Trencher)

Post Grad Diploma/Certificate - No Previous Degree (Gown, Scarf/Stole)

Post Grad Diploma/Certificate - Previous Degree (Gown, Scarf/Stole, Hood, Trencher)

Masters Degree (Masters Gown, Hood, Trencher) $80.00  
PhD (PhD Gown, Hood, Bonnet)  $80.00
Doctoral Degree (Masters Gown, Dr Fronts & Hood, Bonnet)  $80.00

Cost to buy

We carry an extensive range of new regalia for sale. 
Bachelor Gown $295.00  
Masters Gown $295.00  
University of Auckland PhD Gown with Fronts $395.00  
Doctoral Gowns with coloured facings $340.00  
PhD Fronts $90.00  
PhD/Doctoral Hood $90.00  
Bonnet $90.00  
Trencher $125.00  
Bachelor Degree Hood  $100.00 Many mainstream hoods from the University of Auckland and, MIT, AUT in stock, others made to order
Masters Degree Hood
$100.00 Many mainstream hoods from the University of Auckland and, MIT, AUT in stock, others made to order
Diploma Scarf/Stole  $90.00 Made to order

We have a supply of the most commonly requested hoods and scarves/stoles in stock, other items are made to order on request.  If the item you require is from a University not listed above, please provide us with a photograph of what you would like to purchase, we will advise you of options.

To buy regalia please click return to the home page and choose the Hire / Buy option

If you wish to purchase a degree hood or diploma scarf/stole, please notify us as soon as possible.  Payment is required before these items will be ordered for you.  

Payment options
  • Visa/MasterCard online at the time of ordering
We confirm all orders and will send full details for Delivery/Pick up and Returns

To hire regalia click here Hire Regalia    


For graduations at the University of Auckland, Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland University of Technology or Unitec or another graduation where Academic Dress Hire is the preferred and official supplier - no bond is payable

For photographs or for casual hire - bond is payable as security for the hire of graduation regalia. 

The bond may be increased for extended hire periods - only by prior arrangement with ADH. 

Your bond will be fully refunded on return of graduation regalia, if returned on time and in good condition. 

Costs for hire items as below:

Gown (All gown types) $38.00
Hood / Scarf or Stole (All types) $21.00
Head wear (All types) $21.00

Please order online.  

Normal opening hours:

Monday to Friday                9.00am to 4.00pm

We do have extended hours for some large graduation ceremonies.

For all general and order queries please email


Combining hire and purchase of regalia

You can hire and / or buy the full regalia set or some of the regalia set.  

There are options to hire or buy during the ordering process and in the shopping cart.  

All hired items will need to be returned at the times stated on your invoice to avoid late fee penalties. 

For all general and order queries please email


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09 358 1044


map117 George Street
Newmarket, Auckland 1023