Arts computer labs

Where to find a computer to use in the Faculty of Arts.


Translation Lab

Te Puna Reo / Cultures, Languages and Linguistics Building | Room 312 | Level 3 | 18 Symonds Street

  • 20 PCs
  • Presentation PC
  • Translation Studies software
  • Sony Language Lab System
  • Language course audio software
  • Group presentation equipment (audio, DVD to screen)
  • Self-access
  • Course classes
  • Translation Studies and language classes

Fale Pasifika

Pacific Studies Building 274 | 20 Wynyard Street

  • 26 PCs
  • Presentation PC
  • Copying, printing and scanning
  • Presentation equipment (data projector and screen)
  • Self-access
  • Course classes

Te Huka-a-tai

Māori Studies | Room 108 | 16 Wynyard Street

  • 10 PCs
  • Copying, printing and scanning
  • Self-access

While Te Puna Mārama / Social Sciences Building gets a revamp, you can also find computers in the General Library and Kate Edger Information Commons.

Opening hours

  • 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday
  • Translation Studies lab: 8:30am to 6pm Monday to Friday
  • All labs are closed on weekends and mandatory University closedown periods

Software and resources available

Standard Software

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Acrobat and Creative Cloud
  • Web Browsers: Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer and Firefox
  • Webmail (
  • QSR nVivo
  • SPSS Statistical Analysis
  • ESET anti-virus
  • WinZip
  • VLC Media Player
  • Citation: EndNote, RefWorks Write-N-Cite and Zotero

Course-related Software

  • Statistical analysis (R and R studio)
  • Linguistics (Calib Oxcal Collocate)
  • Languages audio and video (Translation Studies lab only)
  • Translation (Wincaps, SDL Trados, multi-term)
  • Digital video and screen: Adobe Premiere, Final Draft, Movie Magic EP Scheduling, Quicktime Pro, Final Cut, Adobe Creative Cloud (Macintosh Multimedia lab)


For IT Assistance contact the Staff Service Centre on ext 86000 or 9236000: a Connect End User Services Engineer will be despatched to assist you in person if your issue cannot be resolved remotely.

For building maintenance or health and safety issues contact

Specialist technicians and disciplinary areas within our schools may provide further training in specialist software if they require work using those applications.


Staff Service Centre: ext 86000 or 9236000