Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to the use of this web site. In using this web site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using the web site.

Users of the services of studentflat.co.nz acknowledge that studentflat.co.nz is an independent third party, acting as a conduit between landlord, tenant and flatmates and as such does not warrant the suitability of any arrangement made between the other parties, and is not liable for any subsequent claims including but not restricted to, loss of rent, damage to properties or reputation, or any other loss.


Student Flat will not store any credit card details, all transactions will be redirected to DPS (Direct Payment Solutions) for entering credit card details and processing at their secure gateway.


In these terms and conditions, the expressions “we”, “us” and “our” are a reference to Student Rent.


We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this web site. Your continued use of the web site following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.


All information provided by us pursuant to these terms and conditions is provided in good faith. You accept that any information provided by us is general information and is not in the nature of advice. We derive our information from sources, which we believe to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication. We nevertheless reserve the right to update this information from time to time. In addition, we do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us. You should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material, which is made available to you.


We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this web site or any linked web site, nor do we accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of your use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this web site.

To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty that would otherwise be implied into these terms and conditions is hereby excluded. Where legislation implies any condition or warranty, and that legislation prohibits us from excluding or modifying the application of, or our liability under, any such condition or warranty, that condition or warranty will be deemed included but our liability will be limited for a breach of that condition or warranty to one or more of the following: (a) if the breach relates to goods, (i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, (ii) the repair of such goods, (iii) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods or (iv) the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and (b) if the breach relates to services, (i) the supplying of the services again or (ii) the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.


This disclaimer set out in these terms and conditions does not attempt or purport to exclude liability arising under statute if, and to the extent, such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.


You must ensure that your access to this web site is not illegal or prohibited by laws that apply to you.

You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process, which you employ for accessing this web site, does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference, which may damage your own computer system. For the removal of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system, which arises in connection with your use of this web site or any linked web site.

Whilst we have no reason to believe that any information contained on this web site is inaccurate, we do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of such information, nor do we undertake to keep this web site updated. We do not accept responsibility for loss suffered as a result of reliance by you upon the accuracy or currency of information contained on this web site.

Responsibility for the content of advertisements (if any) appearing on this web site (including hyperlinks to advertisers’ own web sites) rests solely with the advertisers. The placement of such advertisements (if any) does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by us of the advertisers’ products and each advertiser is solely responsible for any representations made in connection with its advertisement.


Copyright in this web site (including text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and software) is owned or licensed by us. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under, the Copyright Act 1994 and similar legislation which applies in your location, and except as expressly authorised by these terms and conditions, you may not in any form or by any means:

  • Adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this web site; or
  • Commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this web site;
  • Without our written permission.


Except where otherwise specified, any word or device to which is attached the TM or � symbol is a registered trade mark.

If you use any of our trade marks in reference to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing that trade mark to us. You must not use any of our trade marks:

  • in or as the whole or part of your own trade marks;
  • in connection with activities, products or services which are not ours;
  • in a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive;
  • in a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services (including this web site).


Unless we agree otherwise in writing, you are provided with password access to this web site only for your personal use. You are not authorised to give your password to any other party. You are authorised to print a copy of any information contained on this web site for your personal use, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on-sell information obtained from this web site.


This web site may contain links to other web sites (“linked web sites”). Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked web sites.

Our links with linked web sites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked web sites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked web sites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.


Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information that you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information that you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information. You should never share your secure information and/or password and identifier with any other person.


Access to this web site may be terminated at any time by us without notice. Our disclaimer will nevertheless survive any such termination.


These terms and conditions are governed by the laws in force in New Zealand.

By agreeing to the terms and conditions of www.studentflat.co.nz you are agreeing to register for Student Flat’s newsletter and other promotional material.

Location and contact details

For more information on the NZ business address and contact details, please see ‘Contact Us’.

Description of the goods and services available on Student Flat

The services being produced on Student Flat are listing services, namely, the creation of property listings that can be seen by other users of the website. The categories include (but are not limited to): empty houses available for rent, flatmate wanted, and private boarding wanted and available listings.

Delivery times and methods for goods and services

All services are delivered at the time of transaction, when listings are viewable to other users on the websites. However, delays can occur (primarily dependant on payment). If any issues arise, these will be resolved as quickly as possible.

Cancellation, refunds, and returns

Cancellation can take place at any time (i.e. the listing can be removed at any time). However, refunds will only be given if applied for within 10 days of placing the listing. The refund will be given in full, minus any transaction costs required in processing payment. To apply for a refund, contact michael@studentflat.co.nz.

Additional charges

There are no compulsory additional charges in excess of the listing purchase fee. However, there are optional upgrade fees, which enable such things as appearing first in searches. Again, these additional charges are optional.

Privacy policy

Personal information will not be sold or rented to third parties; Student Flat abides by the laws relating to privacy and safeguarding of information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, as defined by the Privacy Act 1993.

Student Flat collects information, such as registration details and usage of the website. Student Flat uses the information we collect to provide services to you, to verify your identity, to enforce or apply our terms and conditions, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Student Flat, our users, or others, for internal research purposes, for promoting and marketing other Student Flat services to you, and for any other use that you authorise.

Any personal contact information displayed on the website is confirmed by you (as the user), such as a first name, telephone number, and email address for other customers to contact you about your listing.

Under NZ law, we may be required by government agencies to provide data. These agencies include (but are not restricted to): the Police, Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment. Personal information is only released for the purpose of legal compliance and law enforcement, to enforce and/or apply our terms and conditions, to aid court proceedings, and to protect the rights, property, and safety of Student Flat.

Where Student Flat uses third parties to undertake services, we may provide those third parties with some of your information if it is required to fulfil those services.

Other declarations

Student Flat’s operations are located in New Zealand, and the currency all payments are required in are NZD.