The Wellington Faculty of Health—Te Wāhanga Tātai Hauora is the newest faculty at Victoria University of Wellington, established in January 2017 to deliver innovation in health teaching and research.

It brings together researchers and teachers from across the University to help prepare the next generation of health sector professionals to make a difference to New Zealanders’ health and wellbeing.


Make a difference to the health of our communities and become a part of New Zealand's rapidly growing and diverse health sector.

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Available subjects

  • Population Health, Policy and Service Delivery
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Software Development
  • Health Leadership and Management
  • Health Policy, Planning and Service Delivery
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Professional Practice
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Postgraduate qualifications

Pursue your passion and become an expert in your chosen field with our postgraduate qualifications offered in 2019.

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  • Chairs in a doctor's waiting room

    A health problem in NZ you don’t hear much about

    A large proportion New Zealand’s under-twos are hospitalised annually with an acute lower respiratory illness, putting extreme strain on families and the health system. Associate Professor Karen McBride-Henry shares her research into this under-studied area and discusses what needs to be done to help families.

  • A close up of an older person holding hands with a carer

    Research looks at support for end-of-life care providers at home

    A new research collaboration between Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) seeks to understand the needs of New Zealand families whose loved ones spend their last months and days of life at home.