The Catholic Institute

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The Catholic Institute is a tertiary education provider. Theological education is about: Information, Formation and Transformation

At the heart of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Catholic intellectual innovation

is TCI’s research team, which seeks to make a significant contribution to research by exploring relationships between theology, religion and society, and by improving practices in the Catholic Church of Aotearoa New Zealand in order to positively impact society.

TCI’s research goal is to share Information, offer Formation and nurture Transformation.

TCI’s research team fosters an environment for the support of independent and collaborative research by faculty and students involved in topics listed in the Research Areas.

TCI research output works in collaboration with The Nathaniel Centre

TCI invites student-scholars to engage with its research faculty.

For further information about TCI research and publications, or to discuss opportunities to study with TCI researchers, please contact Dr Christopher Longhurst


TCI Researchers

Researchers' current publications

Research Areas

Online Resources for Teaching, Learning and Research