Te Pūnaha Matatini – ‘the meeting place of many faces’ – is a Centre of Research Excellence hosted by the University of Auckland that will develop methods and approaches for transforming complex data about New Zealand’s environment, economy, and society into knowledge, tools, and insight for making better decisions.
University of Auckland Dept. of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Auckland is one of the largest and most diverse departments within The University of Auckland, covering Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education and Pure Mathematics. It has a strong international reputation and offers degrees and diplomas that enjoy widespread recognition with employers in New Zealand and internationally.
University of Canterbury College of Engineering
The University of Canterbury is New Zealand's second oldest university, founded in 1873, and it has New Zealand's first ever Engineering School. The College of Engineering has world-class research and teaching facilities include a cutting edge augmented reality lab, New Zealand's only high voltage lab, a structures lab, fluids lab, and a wind tunnel.
The Dodd-Walls Centre
The Dodd-Walls Centre is a world class collaborative research network building on New Zealand’s strength in the fields of quantum optics, photonics and precision atomic physics. Their research centres around photonics, the manipulation of light at the most fundamental, quantum level, and the control and manipulation of matter at the atomic scale, through the use of light.
The New Zealand Mathematical Society
The New Zealand Mathematical Society (Inc.) is the representative body of professional mathematicians in New Zealand, and was founded in 1974. Its aims include promotion of research in the mathematical sciences, the development, application and dissemination of mathematical knowledge within New Zealand, and effective cooperation and collaboration between mathematicians and their colleagues in New Zealand and in other countries.
Ashford Handicrafts Ltd
In 1934 Walter Ashford founded Ashford Handicrafts in New Zealand, a company that has become a world leader in the manufacture of quality wooden textile equipment and in quality yarns. Ashford wool is 100% grown and processed in New Zealand, with the whole process from the fibre selection to processing managed by them – from farm to fibre artist.