Contact the staff equity team

The University is committed to meeting its equal employment opportunities obligations under its Equity policy, its statutory obligations and under the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Staff Equity develops policy and strategies that enable staff to contribute fully to the University’s success and help ensure employment decisions and processes are based on merit.

Faculties and service divisions participate in policy development via the Equity Leadership Committee and the Equity Community of Interest.

Staff equity duties include:

  • Helping to identify and remove barriers to equity in employment.
  • Developing policies and monitoring the effectiveness of the University's equity programmes.
  • Consulting and liaising with relevant individuals and groups to achieve equity aims.
  • Aiming to increase acceptance of, and compliance with, equity objectives.
  • Developing specific policies on personnel and equity matters.
  • Identifying employment practices and procedures requiring review, and produces guidelines for any necessary improvements.
  • Reviewing training and staff development practices from an equity perspective.
  • Providing training/facilitation on equity topics.

Contact the Staff Equity Team

Prue Toft

Director - Staff Equity
East Wing ClockTower
Level 1, Room 111
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 88316
Fax: +64 9 373 7948
Email: p.toft@auckland.ac.nz.

Cathie Walsh

Staff Equity Manager
East Wing ClockTower
Level 1, Room 110
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87844
Fax: +64 9 373 7948
Email: cathie.walsh@auckland.ac.nz.