Our People

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

Betty Seluka Talie

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

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.

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.