Contact Us

Pacific Development Team

37 Creyke Road, Ilam Christchurch.

Pacific Development Team
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 369 3554 ext 93554
Email: pasifika@canterbury.ac.nz

Pacific Development Team

Pauline Luafutu-Simpson

Director of Pasifika Development
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Internal Phone: 93561

Riki Welsh

Team Leader
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Internal Phone: 93564

Loluama Avia

Pacific Advisor
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Internal Phone: 94634

Selai Nakaroti

Pacific Advisor
Internal Phone: 93410

Ashalyna Noa

Kaiārahi Pasifika
37 Creyke Road 108
Internal Phone: 93562

Bernie Mackenzie

Administrator
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Internal Phone: 93554

Viane Makalio

Pacific Engagement Coordinator
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Internal Phone: 95295

Tanoa Tulia

Events Assistant
37 Creyke Road 103
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 (Christchurch)
Level 2, Matariki
Internal Phone: 93641

Pacific Staff at UC

Dr Abby Suszko

Kaiārahi | College of Science
Room 103, Te Ao Mārama
Internal Phone: 95819

Caroline Syddall

Kaitiaki Ratonga Rangahau
Librarian
New Zealand & Pacific
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Internal Phone: 93883

Joeana Togiaso

Lecturer (Teaching and Admin Only)
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Internal Phone: 94507

Joy Rosemary Lalahi

Internal Phone: 95633

Kevin Moni

Labourer
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Internal Phone: 94847

Moka Ritchie

Part-time Lecturer

Mosese Fifita

Technician - Structures Lab
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Internal Phone: 92198

Nell Mooney

Career Support Coordinator
Internal Phone: 92559

Shonam Kumar

HR Systems and Information Coordinator
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Internal Phone: 93238

Siale Faitotonu

Technical Officer
Geomechanics laboratory Technician
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Internal Phone: 92261

Fa'aosofia Daly

Teacher
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Internal Phone: 93343

Steven Ratuva

Director
Professor
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Internal Phone: 95952

Tara Ross

Senior Lecturer
Journalism / Internships Co-ordinator
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Internal Phone: 95846

Tumama Tu'ulua

Liaison Officer
Visits Schools in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Eastern Bay of Plenty and Hawke's Bay
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Internal Phone: 93855

Dr Yvonne Crichton-Hill

Senior Lecturer
Social Work Programme Coordinator
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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.