Tāmaki Innovation Campus

Tāmaki Update - November 2019

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Message from the Head of Campus

Kia ora colleagues,

This is the final Tāmaki Update and last message from me as Head of Campus. The recent event on the 24th October celebrating the life of the Tāmaki Innovation Campus was very successful indeed. Read more


Sir Colin Maiden

Sir Colin Maiden served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland from 1971 to 1994. At his appointment, he was the youngest Vice-Chancellor in the Commonwealth, and by the time he left the post he was the longest serving Commonwealth vice-chancellor. Read more

Dr Suzanne Purdy

Professor Suzanne Purdy

My overriding recollections of Tamaki are brand new buildings, and great support staff like Kevin Taylor who was in control of everything technology at Tāmaki and helped us to function as we set up our labs – and afterwards. Read more

Mick Clout

Emeritus Professor Mick Clout

I am a vertebrate ecologist with longstanding interests in the ecology and conservation of native birds and the behaviour and management of invasive mammals. Read more


Professor Ralph Cooney

My personal involvement with Tamaki Campus began in 1991 with a request from the then Vice Chancellor (Sir Colin Maiden) that as the new Head of Department of Chemistry I should support the development of the Tāmaki Campus. Read more


Professor Michael Davies

I first became aware of the Tāmaki Campus when I was appointed Dean of Engineering at the University of Auckland in 2007.          Read more

Winston Byblow

Professor Winston Byblow

Professor Winston Byblow is an internationally acclaimed leader in movement neuroscience who conducts pioneering work in stroke rehabilitation and the brain mechanisms underlying movement control. Read more