University names and places in te reo Māori

A list of Māori names currently used for some of the faculties, schools, central service units, and research centres within the University.

The following list may be helpful when you want to use Māori names for sending emails, memos and/or letters within the University. This list is not exhaustive, so please refer to the Victoria University of Wellington website for updates or new translations. If your unit does not have a Māori name, you can forward a translation request to the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

A

Centre for Academic Development
Te Kōtuinga Mātauranga
Academic Office
Te Waikura
School of Accounting and Commercial Law
Te Kura Kaute, Ture Tauhokohoko
Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research
Alan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution
Antarctic Research Centre
Te Pūtahi Rangahau i te Kōpakatanga ki te Tonga
Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research
Te Pae Rangahau Tauhōkai Ahurea
Faculty of Architecture and Design
Te Wāhanga Waihanga-Hoahoa
School of Architecture
Te Kura Waihanga
School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies
Te Kura Toirangi
Asian Studies Institute

B

Centre for Biodiscovery
Te Pūtahi Hura Koiora
Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology
Te Tumu Whakaoho Mauri o te Ao Koiora
School of Biological Sciences
Te Kura Mātauranga Koiora
Centre for Building Performance Research

C

Campus Care
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Te Wānanga Matū
Communications and Marketing
Competitive Advantage New Zealand
Confucius Institute

D

Deaf Studies Research Unit
School of Design
Te Kura Hoahoa

E

Institute for Early Childhood Studies
Earthquake Hazard Centre
School of Economics and Finance
Te Kura Ohaoha, Pūtea
Faculty of Education
Te Whānau o Akopai
Wellington Faculty of Engineering

Te Wāhanga Ahunui Pūkaha

School of Engineering and Computer Science
Te Kura Mātai Pūkaha, Pūrorohiko
English Language Institute
School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies
Te Kura Tānga Kōrero Ingarihi, Kiriata, Whakaari

F

Finance

G

School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences
Te Kura Tātai Aro Whenua
Institute of Governance and Policy Studies
School of Government
Te Kura Kāwanatanga
Faculty of Graduate Research
Te Here Tāura Rangahau

H

Health Services Research Centre
Te Hikuwai Rangahau Hauora
Faculty of Health

Te Wāhanga Tātai Hauora

School of Health

Te Kura Tātai Hauora

School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations
Te Kura Aro Whakamuri, Rapunga Whakaaro, Matai Tōrangapū me te Ao
Human Resources
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Te Wāhanga Aronui

I

School of Information Management
Te Kura Tiaki, Whakawhiti Kōrero
Information Technology Services

Ngā Ratonga Whakamohio a Rorohiko

International Institute of Modern Letters
Te Pūtahi Tuhi Auaha o Te Ao

J

Jessie Hetherington Centre for Educational Research
Te Puna Rangahau ki Akopai

L

Centre for Labour, Employment and Work
Language Learning Centre

Te Pūtahi Reo

School of Languages and Cultures
Te Kura o ngā Reo me ngā Tikanga-ā-iwi
Faculty of Law
Te Kauhanganui Tātai Ture
School of Law
Te Kura Tātai Ture
Library
Te Pātaka Kōrero
Centre for Lifelong Learning

Te Kauneketanga

School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Te Kura Tātari Reo
Logic at VUW

M

MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology

Te Ira Toiora

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
School of Management
Te Kura Whakahaere
School of Marketing and International Business
Te Kura Hokohoko, Pakihi ki te Ao
School of Mathematics and Statistics

Te Kura Mātai Tatauranga, Pāngarau

Miramar Creative Centre

Te Iho ki Motukairangi

School of Māori Education
Te Kura Māori
School of Māori Studies
Te Kawa a Māui

N

New Zealand Association for Comparative Law
Te Roopu Whakaritenga o Ngā Ture
New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation
Te Tumu Whakawhiti Tuhinga o Aotearoa
New Zealand Centre for Public Law
New Zealand Centre of International Economic Law
New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute
Te Pūtahi Hurihanga Taiao
New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre
New Zealand Dictionary Centre
New Zealand Electronic Text Collection
Te Pūhikotuhi o Aotearoa
New Zealand India Research Institute
New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation
New Zealand Institute of International Affairs
New Zealand School of Music
Te Kōkī
School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice

Te Kura Tapuhi Hauora

P

Institute of Professional Legal Studies
School of Psychology
Te Kura Mātai Hinengaro

R

Institute for Research and Development in Māori Education
He Pārekereke
Roy McKenzie Centre for the Study of Families
Te Pūtahi Rangahau Whānau

S

Faculty of Science
Te Wāhanga Pūtaiao
Centre for Science in Society

Pūtaiao ki te Pāpori

School of Social and Cultural Studies
Te Kura Mahinga Tangata
Stout Research Centre
Centre for Strategic Studies-New Zealand
Te Pokapū Take Rautaki Aotearoa
Student Academic Services
Student Learning

Te Taiako

Student Recruitment and Orientation
Student Services

T

Te Herenga Waka Marae
Te Herenga Waka Marae
Toihuarewa
Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit

V

Va'aomanū Pasifika
Victoria Business School
Orauariki
Victoria Institute for Links with Latin America (VILLA)
Victoria International
Victoria University Coastal Ecology Lab
Te Toka Tū Moana

W

Wai-te-ata Press
Centre for Women's Health Research

Te Tātai Hauora o Hine