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Meet the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika)

The Hon Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban, DNZM, welcomes you into the Pasifika community at Victoria University.

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    A matter of interpretation

    Alan Wendt graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics in 2008. Now a senior interpreter of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) at Deaf Aotearoa, his job involves working for the Office of the Clerk and the Prime Minister’s Office, communicating the words of some of our top political leaders.

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    Gold Awards for Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban and Ferrier Research Institute

    Victoria University of Wellington celebrated two successes at last night’s Wellington Gold Awards, with Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika), Associate Professor Hon. Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban receiving the 'The Dominion Post Tribute to a Wellington Icon' award and the Ferrier Research Institute receiving the Discovery Gold award.