History department

History is one of the fastest-growing disciplines at AUT, with an expanding range of papers encompassing a variety of topics. We offer world-class teaching, and study options that are exciting and rewarding. We are also New Zealand’s leading university in online history learning.

History papers

You can study history as part of your AUT bachelor's degree. History is available as a minor.

Academic staff

Our expert academic staff are widely known as authorities on history.

Dunedin Train Station
New Zealand stone church
Janie Seddon shipwreck, Motueka

Contact us

Sonia Mehana
Registrar, Te Ara Poutama
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6600


Professor Paul Moon
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Professor Paul Moon
New book to profile Busby
11 Feb, 2019
Professor of History Paul Moon is working on a book about prominent early settler James Busby for a renowned international publishing house.
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