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University buildings: Refectory Building, Massey University (6th of 7)

University buildings: Refectory Building, Massey University

Massey University was founded as Massey Agricultural College when the agricultural schools of Auckland University College and Victoria University College were amalgamated at Palmerston North in 1927. Massey’s Refectory Building was designed by architect Roy A. Lippincott and was completed in 1930. It provided accommodation, dining and social space for students and university staff. The building was being refurbished to meet earthquake-strengthening codes in the 2000s.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Tertiary education - Universities before 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012