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Va'a o Tautai logo graphic of four pacific symbols

The Va'a o Tautai provides a range of academic programmes and support for Pacific students across all Otago campuses. It leads the way in Pacific health teaching and research.

Va'a o Tautai is led by Faumuina Professor Fa'afetai Sopoaga.

The University of Otago Pacific Strategic Framework 2022-2030 underpins the work of Va'a o Tautai, as well as guiding Pacific engagement across the University.

The Takiala Pacific Health Leadership Network comprises all the Associate Deans Pacific in the Division of Health Sciences. This group provides the strategic leadership for Pacific development and regional engagement for the Division.

Our Va'a o Tautai people

The Va'a o Tautai staff group photo

The Va'a o Tautai team in the Division of Health Sciences on Dunedin campus.

More about our Va’a o Tautai people

Contact us


Visit us at 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin.

Our main entrance is at the back of the building, through the carpark off Malcolm Street.

Google maps for 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin.

Postal  address

Va'a o Tautai – Centre for Pacific Health
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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