Department of Statistics

Te Kura Tatauranga offers a broad spectrum of statistics teaching and research. We are recognised internationally for our strong statistics education and as the birthplace of the statistical computing programme R.

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We offer a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, covering a broad spectrum of statistical subject areas.

Hōpara kowhiringa | Explore options

Read about life as a student in the Department of Statistics and where our graduates end up.

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2021 Ihaka Lecture Series

The 2021 Ihaka Lecture Series featured three speakers who described how modern computing can be used to positively impact the world.

Watch the recorded lectures
Herenga Delta 2021 conference

Take part (virtually) in the 13th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics.

Tīkina ngā taipitopito | Get details
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Our staff are engaged in a variety of internationally recognised and ground-breaking research ranging from statistical computing to statistics education.

Tūhuratia | Discover

Discover some of the exciting research happening in the Department with our selection of interviews from early-career and up-and-coming academics.

Hōparatia | Explore
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R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS.

Toroa ināianei | Visit now
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Find links to useful statistics tools, websites and organisations in New Zealand and around the world.

He whakamārama atu anō | Learn more
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Join us for our annual Statistics Teachers' Day, which covers statistics at all levels of the secondary school curriculum.

Kimihia te roanga atu | Find out more
Professor Chris Wild

Our internationally recognised scholars are committed to teaching and to producing high-quality research.

Whakapā mai | Get in touch
Statistics news

Keep up to date with the latest Science and Statistics news.

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Search for upcoming public events in the Faculty of Science.

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View important notices about scholarship opportunities, competitions and more.

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