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 Te Whare Wananga—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 Puna Pātiotio

Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research

Te Pae Rangahau Tauhōkai Ahurea

Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation

Te Wāhanga Waihanga-Hoahoa

Wellington 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

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 Innovation

Te Kura Hoahoa

Digital Solutions

Te Tai Matihiko

E

Institute for Early Childhood Studies

Earthquake Hazard Centre

School of Economics and Finance

Te Kura Ohaoha, Pūtea

Wellington 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

Wellington Faculty of Graduate Research

Te Here Tāura Rangahau

H

Health Services Research Centre

Te Hikuwai Rangahau Hauora

Wellington 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

Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Te Wāhanga Aronui

I

School of Information Management

Te Kura Tiaki, Whakawhiti Kōrero

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

Te Puna Mātauranga Mahi

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

Te Pūtahi Rangahau o Inia ki Aotearoa

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

Wellington 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 Institute for Links with Latin America (VILLA)

Victoria University Coastal Ecology Lab

Te Toka Tū Moana

W

Wai-te-ata Press

Wellington School of Business and Government

Orauariki

Wellington University International

Centre for Women's Health Research

Te Tātai Hauora o Hine