Our People

Meet some of our Pacific academic and professional staff, students and alumni.

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Betty Seluka Talie

Eight years down the track and Betty Seluka Talie doesn't have any regrets about moving from Fiji to New Zealand.

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Dr Sione Ma’u

Maths lecturer Sione Ma’u explains how sometimes lucky breaks in life can provide you with plenty of opportunities that you might not have expected.

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Jenny Tukia

Jenny says she's had some luck, and good timing, to now work at the University of Auckland in a job she's always wanted.

  • Dr Jemaima Tiatia

    Dr Jamaima Tiatia gives an insight as to why young Samoans, aged between 16 and 25, attempt suicide.

  • Professor Damon Salesa

    Professor Damon Salesa, talks about the history of Samoa leading up to, and in celebration of the 50th Samoan Independence Celebrations.

  • Dr Teuila Percival

    Dr Teuila Percival talks about her work as director of the University's Pacific Health Unit and as a practising paediatrician.