Pasifika at Vic

Pasifika at Vic

 

Talofa lava, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Ni sa bula vinaka, Faka'alofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kam na mauri, Gud de tru, Kaselehlie, Halo olgeta, Ia orana, Aloha mai e, Kia ora, Warm Pasifika Greetings and Welcome.

 

We look forward to continuing to paddle our vaka together towards the goal of achieving Pasifika academic success at Victoria. Be sure to check in from time to time for the latest Pasifika news and events.

 

Vakanuinui vinaka na nomu i lakolako – safe and happy travels!

 

Associate Professor Hon Luamanuvao Winnie Laban
Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika)

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News

22 March 2017 A tribute to Dr Teresia Teaiwa
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Dr Teresia Teaiwa, director of Va’aomanū Pasifika, friend, colleague, renowned scholar and poet, and a generous and warm personality of the Victoria community. Read more
12 December 2016 STEM scholarships for Pacific students
Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is encouraging Pacific students to apply for Toloa Scholarships and to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at tertiary level. Read more
18 November 2016 Tuiloma Neroni Slade to receive honorary doctorate
Victoria University of Wellington's Council will confer an honorary doctorate on distinguished lawyer, statesman and jurist Tuiloma Neroni Slade as part of the University’s December graduation ceremonies. Read more

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ck-is-lang-wk-tilePasifika Photo Gallery

See images from Pasifika events at Victoria University.

Dr Peter Brunt standing in front of an artwork.

Meet Senior lecturer in Art History, Dr Peter Brunt

Dr Brunt says “When it comes to teaching, I love introducing students to the world of art in our region. There is so much beauty, skill, history and provocation in Pacific Art and it is very relevant to contemporary New Zealand”.

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Talei leaning on a wall full of hanging photos.
Meet Talei Peckham who is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts

Talei says "I’ve appreciated the staff here at university who empathise with the process of daily cultural negotiation and encourage me to succeed not only academically, but in my bigger plans after university."

Dr Teresia Teaiwa

A tribute to Dr Teresia Teaiwa

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Dr Teresia Teaiwa, director of Va’aomanū Pasifika, friend, colleague, renowned scholar and poet, and a generous and warm personality of the Victoria community.

Read more