Lightwire is available on campus at the University of Waikato and around town in the CBD. A number of apartment buildings now offer Lightwire as well. You can purchase top-up cards at the following locations:

  • Waikato Student Union website
    • The WSU is located at the Student Union Building (SUB) which is situated next to the Village Green/Banks and also in close proximity to the Bus stop.
  • Campus Pharmacy 
    • The Campus Pharmacy is situated in the Student Union Building down by the lakes
  • Wintec Student Village 
    • The Wintec Student Village office stocks Lightwire topup cards.
  • Waikato Print website
    • Waikato Print have two outlets - Waikato Print in the School of Education and Waikato Print in the Student Union Building.
  • Unimart 
    • Unimart is located by the bus stops at gate 1.
  • Hamilton iSite website
    • The iSite in Garden Place sells a limited range of top-up vouchers
  • Bennetts Bookstore website
    • Bennetts Bookstore is situated between the main library and L-block
  • Momento Espresso website
    • Momento Espresso has two cafes on campus. Visit them at the lakes or up at management.

Bay of Plenty

Lightwire is available on campus at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic at both the Winderemere Campus and Bongard Center in Tauranga. Pre-paid top-up cards can be purchased at:

  • Kahurangi Student Services website
    • Ground floor A-block adjacent to Cafe X on Windermere Campus or at the Bongard Center ground floor