The University of Otago has a unique and enduring history of providing a highly-qualified workforce in the health professions, and in leading research and academic advancement in the areas of health and biomedical science.
This website is our opportunity to share the accomplishments of our talented Pacific health researchers, our Pacific-relevant health research, and to encourage our future scientists.
Va'a o Tautai – Centre for Pacific Health
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.
Faumuina Professor Fa'afetai Sopoaga leads Va'a o Tautai.