Trina Smith

Technician, Architecture; Technician, Mataaho
Location: Building 001, Room 1028


Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management), Unitec
Diploma in Horticultural Science, Unitec

Professional memberships

Member of Ecological Society of NZ
Member of Auckland Botanical Society
Member of the Ornithological Society of NZ


Trina has worked in the Department since 1999, coming from a background in horticulture and working for some years in a law office.  She teaches into urban ecology and studio courses, specialising in ecological restoration and field surveying techniques.   Current research interests include Auckand's urban high-tide roosting habitat use by shorebirds and vegetation diversity and soil characteristics of seagull colonies.