More About Academic Dress Hire

Academic Dress Hire Waikato specialises in regalia hire & sale of the regalia. We place a high value on the range and quality of our regalia, our flexibility and our qualified and fully trained staff.

Graduation is a big day for all studentst. We know that getting it right is crucial and we can be relied upon to ensure we do just that. We now offer brand new regalia for sale at very reasonable prices.   We offer hassle free flexibility and you won't need to make an appointment to see us. 

We know how busy it is around graduation time so we want to make it easy for you. You can order and pay online and we'll be open earlier in the day and close early evening during graduation days.  There is parking available onsite.
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No bond is required for major graduations and we will guarantee all orders on receipt of your payment by credit card, eftpos, cash or online payment.  Our regalia is of premium quality and we stock Undergraduate, Bachelor, Masters, PhD and Doctorate regalia, Hoods, Trenchers, PhD Bonnets and Diploma Stoles for Universities nationwide. To order regalia from Universities outside of the Auckland area, or from overseas, please give us a call on 07 858 5628.
Our friendly and experienced team will carry out a personalized fitting with you on the day you collect your order. We show all clients how to correctly wear each piece of regalia.

With free parking close by, we're easy to find and it's easy to order exactly what you need for your graduation.
We constantly seek feedback from customers so we can improve our service to you. We offer multiple ways to order, pay and return regalia – you choose what suits you best.   During Graduation week we extend our hours - please check the Collection times section of the website to view times available for your ceremony.

We have a close working relationship with your Institution and we are the preferred supplier of graduation regalia for the University of Waikato, Wintec & Waiariki as well as many others. We understand that your graduation is the culmination of years of commitment. We value the importance of the occasion and want to help you look and feel good in the correct graduation regalia.

Academic Dress Hire is a not for profit business which channels all proceeds back to the community through the Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust, so hiring from us helps fellow students. The Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust is a non for profit charity, you can read more about them here.   All proceeds from Academic Dress Hire are gifted back to students in the form of educational scholarships and grants.

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21 Ruakura Road, Hillcrest,

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P:  027 684 7788