Welcome and contact details

Kia ora. Talofa lava. Fakaalofa lahi atu. Kia orana. Malo e lelei. Bula vinaka. Ni hao. Taloha ni. Warm Pacific greetings.

The Equity Office - Te Ara Tautika leads the University of Auckland's commitment to be a safe, inclusive and equitable place to study and work.

We want our University to be a place where all those with the potential to succeed in a university of high international standing can do so - as students and as academic and professional staff.

In doing so, we support the contribution the University of Auckland makes to enhancing New Zealand's future.

Our Equity Cycle, which you'll find on our website, shows how we achieve equity outcomes for our valued, diverse staff and students and for people throughout New Zealand.

Our many staff and student equity initiatives include strategy, policy, projects, information, networks and advice.

Our work is varied, from the unique Tuākana learning community for Māori and Pacific students, to services for students with visible and invisible disabilities, to support for those combining parenting and a career. And, of course, being actively involved in recruiting and retaining talented and diverse staff and students.

We are proud of the difference we are making and we remain aspirational for the future.

To find out more about the Equity Office please explore our website or email us at equity@auckland.ac.nz

Trudie McNaughton
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity)

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Trudie McNaughton

About Trudie McNaughton

As Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity) at the University of Auckland, Trudie McNaughton leads the Equity Office and is a member of the University Senior Leadership Team. Trudie advises the Vice-Chancellor and Council on fulfilling the University’s commitment to equity in employment and education. 

Trudie’s previous roles and experience include: Chief Executive of the New Zealand Equal Employment Opportunities Trust, Human Rights Review Tribunal, Career Services Board, Ministerial Advisory Groups including on gender and immigration and international think-tanks including on work and life balance.

Contact us

To get in touch with Trudie McNaughton or the Equity Office team, please refer to our contact details