About us


ATLAANZ is an association of professionals working in academic advisory roles in tertiary institutions in Aotearoa/New Zealand (Aotearoa is the Maori name for New Zealand, meaning "the long white cloud"). 

ATLAANZ has a constitution and is an incorporated society. Members of ATLAANZ are staff members (full and part-time staff) of universities, polytechnics, wanangas, colleges of education, institutes of technology as well as private institutions providing tertiary training. 

ATLAANZ aims to:

  • facilitate communication, networking, exchange of ideas, and sharing of good practice amongst professionals working in learning advisory roles within tertiary institutions
  • support the professional development, and promote the professional status of members
  • disseminate research findings, publications, and other materials that are relevant and useful to members.