Contact Us

Pacific Development Team

Te Ao Marama building, Arts Road, University of Canterbury, Ilam Christchurch.

Pacific Development Team
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 369 2775 ext. 92775

Pacific Development Team

Pauline Luafutu-Simpson

Director of Pasifika Development
Jane Soons - Level 5
Internal Phone: 93561

Riki Welsh

Kaihautū Taunaki Ākonga Director – Māori, Pacific & Rainbow Student Services
Te Ao Marama
Internal Phone: 93564

Loluama Avia

Pacific Advisor
Te Ao Marama
Internal Phone: 94634

Keruby Ioane

Pacific Advisor
Te Ao Marama
Internal Phone: 90192

Ashalyna Noa

Pacific Academic Lead
Jane Soons - Level 5
Internal Phone: 93562

Joeana Togiaso

Pacific Academic Lead
Jane Soons - Level 5
Internal Phone: 94507

Viane Makalio

Pacific Engagement Coordinator
Te Ao Marama
Internal Phone: 95295

Tanoa Tulia

Te Waka Pākākano Communications and Administration Coordinator
Te Ao Marama
Internal Phone: 92775

Pacific Liaison Officer

The Pacific Liaison Officer is the link between the University, schools, the Pacific community and prospective first-year students and is the first point of contact for Pacific students considering study at UC.

Alana Batcheler

Senior Liaison Officer
On Parental Leave
Matariki L3 South
Internal Phone: 93641

Neekah Fenika-Siose

Pacific Future Student Advisor
Internal Phone: 90284

Pacific Staff at UC

Dr Abby Suszko

Kaiārahi | College of Science
Rm 505, Jane Soons Building
Internal Phone: 95819

Caroline Syddall

Kaitiaki Ratonga Rangahau
New Zealand & Pacific
Macmillan Brown Library Rm 226A
Internal Phone: 93883

Joy Rosemary Lalahi

Internal Phone: 95633

Kevin Moni

Internal Phone: 94847

Mosese Fifita

Technician - Structures Lab
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering 130
Internal Phone: 92198

Nell Mooney

Internal Phone: 92559

Shonam Kumar

HR Systems and Information Coordinator
Okeover House
Internal Phone: 93238

Siale Faitotonu

Technical Officer
Geomechanics laboratory Technician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E112A
Internal Phone: 92261

Fa'aosofia Daly

Forestry Building Rm 203
Internal Phone: 93343

Steven Ratuva

Logie 402
Internal Phone: 95952

Tara Ross

Senior Lecturer
Journalism / Internships Co-ordinator
Elsie Locke Building 603A
Internal Phone: 95846

Dr Yvonne Crichton-Hill

Senior Lecturer
Head of Department - Social Work
Elsie Locke Building 320
Internal Phone: 94328

Social Media

We are one of the most active and social teams on campus with regular events, get-togethers and other activities designed to support your success at UC. Follow our social channels to stay connected with the team and with other Pacific students at UC.

There are also Pacific student clubs on campus to offer support and friendship.

The Pacific Development Team run events throughout the academic year. See upcoming events on the UC Events system.