Various Baptist churches around New Zealand provide accomodation for tertiary students.

This page provides links to the places we know about. If your hostel or flat isn’t listed here, please get in touch.

Baptist Student Hostel (BSH) Palmertson North

We are known for our exceptional care, good accommodations, and thriving Christian values-based community of students.
BSH Website

Chester House - Christchurch

Chester House is supported by a dedicated student supervisor and team of young adults from Oxford Terrace Baptist Church who live close by.

Chester House Website

Central House - Wellington

Central House is a ministry of Wellington Central Baptist Church.

Central House Website

Queen Street Student Apartments - Auckland

We are next door to the Auckland Baptist Tabernacle Church and you are welcome to become part of the church whanau.

Queen Street Student Apartments Website

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