First Sāmoan paediatrician honoured as a dame
6 June 2023
Congratulations to Associate Professor Teuila Percival who has been made a Dame Companion of the 2023 New Zealand Order of Merit in the King’s Birthday and Coronation Honours list.
Gagana Sāmoa: a foundation for Sāmoan architecture
2 June 2023
Sāmoan language is more than just a means of communication, says Lama Tone. It’s a key part of a new fale he designed for Glen Eden Primary School
Gagana Sāmoa 2023 at Waipapa Taumata Rau
29 May 2023
Waipapa Taumata Rau, the University of Auckland will this week host events celebrating Sāmoan language and culture.
Jemaima Tiatia-Siau: 'We're all in this ocean together'
23 May 2023
In her editorial in Ingenio, Pro Vice-Chancellor Pacific, Jemaima Tiatia-Siau, explores the concept of the Pacific Ocean as a living entity.
Thesis in Samoan only second in the world
5 May 2023
University of Auckland PhD graduate Muliagatele Vavaō Fetui has successfully completed only the second doctoral thesis ever written in Samoan and the first awarded by a university outside Samoa.
Ōtara graduate combines academic skills with frontline mahi
5 May 2023
Ema Matahau-Haata Tu’akoi is taking her new degree back to her mahi, improving the mental health of Māori and Pacific communities.
Graduate aims to build financial literacy in Pacific communities
3 May 2023
Victoria Ongolea wants to prevent financial hardship among Pasifika in Aotearoa, encouraging leadership in financial literacy.
Fofonga: A commitment to address inequities in Pacific research
26 April 2023
Fofonga, a platform to bring Pacific researchers together, has launched at Waipapa Taumata Rau, building Pacific research leadership capacity.
First research centre focused on Pacific and global health launches
17 April 2023
Te Poutoko Ora a Kiwa is the first University research centre dedicated to Pacific and global health solutions and leadership.
Pacific scholar launches book on queer Korean culture
5 April 2023
Queer scholar Dr Seuta’afili Patrick Thomsen explores queer culture in Korea in new book: From Sleepless in Seattle to I Seoul You: Korean Gay Men and Cross-cultural Encounters in Transnational Times.
UN climate resolution a remarkable feat
4 April 2023
Top environmental law academics say the UN General Assembly’s decision to bring the world’s biggest problem to the world’s highest court is remarkable and a testament to the leadership of Pacific peoples.
New centre to elevate Pacific and global health research
14 March 2023
A new Pacific research centre is set for its official launch in April, hosted by the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and led by Sir Collin Tukuitonga, Dr Judith McCool and Dr Roannie Ng Shiu.