Ihonuku Te Moananui-a-Kiwa | Pro Vice-Chancellor Pacific
Associate Professor Jemaima Tiatia, BA MA DPH PhD
Associate Professor Jemaima Tiatia is the Pro Vice-Chancellor Pacific.
Jemaima is of Samoan heritage and is currently the Head of School for Te Wānanga o Waipapa, School of Māori Studies and Pacific Studies. She holds various governance positions, including as a board member for the inaugural Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission, and as a member of the Health Research Council’s Public Health Research Committee.
Jemaima’s key responsibilities include:
- To implement the University’s strategy concerning Pacific staff and students, issues and communities.
- To advise the Vice-Chancellor and senior leadership team on Pacific peoples, communities and the Pacific region.
- To lead and support relationships between the University and Pacific staff, students, communities and the Pacific organizations.
- To lead the University’s engagement and relationships with majority Pacific high schools, with the support of the Schools Partnership Office.
Jemaima is also responsible for the Fale Pasifika complex.