Affiliated University of auckland Centres


CIE’s team is dedicated to helping the University of Auckland to develop savvy, entrepreneurial graduates to ensure New Zealand’s longer-term economic, social and environmental prosperity.

Fofonga for Pacific Research Excellence

Our mission is to provide both focused and general support to Pacific researchers, research and research informed services.

Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures

KOI TŪ is a University of Auckland Research Centre and think-tank.

Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity

A partnership between Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research and the University of Auckland to supports research in biodiversity and biosecurity.

George Mason Centre for the Natural Environment

We are a multi-disciplinary research centre based in the Faculty of Science that focuses on environmental restoration, conservation and sustainability.

Public Policy Institute | Te Whare Marea Tātari Kaupapa

Provides independent analysis and insight into key policy issues affecting New Zealand and the world.


Using a holistic approach, the Circular Innovations (CIRCUIT) Centre focuses on converting the current linear economy, with its waste surplus and resource limitations, into a sustainable circular economy.

Institute of Marine Science

Te Whare Takiura Mātai Pūtaiao Moana brings together a wide range of expertise and facilities to help improve our understanding of the marine environment.

Te Puna Rangahau o te Wai Ariki

The Aotearoa New Zealand Centre for Indigenous Peoples and the Law is driven by Te Tai Haruru – a rōpu of Māori legal academics at Auckland Law School.

Dame Mira Szászy Research Centre

A Māori and Pacific research facility in business and economics aims to enhance the quality of life for Māori, Pacific and other indigenous peoples.

infrastructure for community futures research centre (ICFRC)

ICFRC brings together interdisciplinary expertises towards a common goal of delivering high performing infrastructure while minimising its impact on the environment.

Transportation Research Centre

A transportation and engineering research centre focusing on planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of transport systems.

Energy Centre

A multi-disciplinary research and education centre with a wide array of energy projects and scholarships.

James Henare Māori Research Centre

The James Henare Māori Research Centre focuses on providing excellent research for the benefit of Māori communities in the Tai Tokerau region.


The Future Cities Research Hub links researchers studying urban-nature interactions for innovative future proofed solutions.

Affiliated External Centres

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) funded by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and hosted by The University of Auckland.

New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law

The NZCEL conducts legal and interdisciplinary research into environmental law and governance, including its conceptual foundations, implementation and enforcement.

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Contact us

Waipapa Taumata Rau | University of Auckland

Auckland 1010, Aotearoa New Zealand

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