For journalists

AUT corporate media enquiries

Alison Sykora
Head of Communications

Mobile +64 21 820 718
DDI +64 9 921 9241
email alison.sykora@aut.ac.nz

Cathy Wood
Corporate Communications Manager
Mobile +64 21 518 092
DDI +64 9 921 9454
email cathy.wood@aut.ac.nz

AUT faculty media enquiries (including research institutes and centres)

Business, Economics and Law:

  • Business School
  • School of Economics
  • Law School

Amber Older
Mobile +64 21 942 677
DDI +64 9 921 9567
email amber.older@aut.ac.nz

Health and  Environmental Sciences:

  • School of Clinical Sciences
  • School of Interprofessional Health Studies
  • School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies

Mapihi Opai
Communications Manager

Mobile +64 21 659 124
DDI +64 9 921 9770
email mapihi.opai@aut.ac.nz

  • School of Science
  • School of Sport and Recreation
  • AUT Millennium (Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand)

Andrea Malcolm
Senior Communications Manager

Mobile +64 21 924 314
DDI +64 9 921 9674
email andrea.malcolm@aut.ac.nz

Design and Creative Technologies:

  • School of Engineering, Computers and Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Communication Studies
  • Colab: Creative Technologies
  • Project Connect

Nicola Igusa
Mobile +64 21 844 285
DDI +64 9 921 9834
email nicola.igusa@aut.ac.nz

  • School of Art and Design

Denise Yeo
Mobile +64 21 920 311
DDI +64 9 921 9366
email denise.yeo@aut.ac.nz

Culture and Society, Te Ara Poutama, Māori and Pacific Advancement:

  • School of Education
  • School of Hospitality and Tourism
  • School of Language and Culture
  • School of Social Sciences and Public Policy

Simon Smith
Communications Manager

Mobile: +64 21 862 459
DDI: +64 921 9688
email simon.smith@aut.ac.nz