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The Vice-Chancellors

The eight universities, represented by their Vice-Chancellors, make up the membership of Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara. The Vice-Chancellors meet on a formal basis six times a year with the position of Chair rotating every two years.

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Professor Stuart McCutcheon

BAgSc (Hons), PhD (Massey)

University of Auckland

Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142

Professor Stuart McCutcheon is Chair of Universities New Zealand for 2017-2018
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Derek McCormack

MSc, DipTchg

Auckland University of Technology

Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142

Derek McCormack is Deputy Chair of Universities New Zealand for 2018
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Professor Neil Quigley

BA MA(Hons) (Canterbury), PhD (Toronto)

University of Waikato

Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, Waikato Mail Centre 3240

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Professor Jan Thomas

BSc, BVSc (Murdoch), MVS (Melbourne), PhD (Murdoch)

Massey University

Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, Manawatu Mail Centre 4442

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Professor Grant Guilford

BPhil, BVSc (Massey), PhD (UC Davis)

Victoria University of Wellington

PO Box 600, Wellington 6140

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Dr Rod Carr

MA, PhD (Wharton), MBA (Columbia), BCom (Hons), LLB (Hons) (Otago)

University of Canterbury

Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140

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Professor James McWha

BSc, BAgr (Hons)(QUB), PhD (Glasgow), AO

Lincoln University

PO Box 85084, Lincoln, 7647

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Professor Harlene Hayne, ONZM

BA (Colorado College) MS PhD (Rutgers) FRSNZ

University of Otago

PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054