IT Support Contacts

The Computer Support team is available to assist all staff and postgraduate students within the School.  The acting team leader of the IT support group is Nick Look.

Albany Specialist Desktop enquiries
Aghort Specialist Desktop enquiries
Infrastructure enquiries
Linux Systems Administration enquiries
Non-Specialist Desktop enquiries
Riddet Specialist Desktop enquiries
Web and Database enquiries

All non-specialist desktop support requests should be directed to ITS Helpdesk extn 82111 or Email:

Non-Specialist support includes but is not limited to: Email, Microsoft Office, Mailing Lists, Network Access, Remote Access (VPN - Virtual Private Networking), Wireless Networking, support of lecture and teaching rooms

Specialist support includes specialised software and hardware such as Solidworks, Altium, Matlab and Labview, SEAT Computer Labs (Manawatu) and the provisioning of IT Equipment and accounts

Riddet Specialist Desktop Support enquiries should be directed to Nick Look ( extension 4221
These include:

  • Specialist desktop support with an emphasis on Windows and Mac operating systems. 
  • Allocation and maintenance of computers in SEAT undergraduate and postgraduate labs.
  • New software and hardware purchases
  • Equipment purchases
  • Maintenance and development of software images in the SEAT student laboratories.
  • Maintaining and developing audiovisual facilities
  • Computer Upgrades
  • Mac Backup

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Albany Specialist Desktop Support enquiries Should be directed to Dmitri Roukin ( extension 41129

AgHort Specialist Desktop Support enquiries Should be directed to Mike Lusby ( extension 2441

Infrastructure enquiries should be directed to Colin Plaw ( extension 7908
These include:

  • Server infrastructure
  • Virtual servers
  • Maintenance and development of software images in the SEAT student laboratories.
  • Capital Equipment computer purchases
  • New software and hardware purchases
  • Server related equipment purchases
  • SEAT mailing lists
  • Maintenance and support of infrastructure services and server rooms
  • Server provisioning including File, Print, Backup, security (patching) and license servers 
  • Upgrades and patching of SEAT servers and workstations

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Web and Database enquiries should be directed to Lisa Lightband ( extension 7231
These include:

  • Development, support and maintenance of the SEAT and College of Sciences websites
  • Windows Web Server support, maintenance and provisioning
  • Applications to support and maintain the intranet and internet web services of the School.
  • Web based and Database Application development
  • Maintained and administration of databases for both the School and CoS

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Linux Systems Administration enquiries should be directed to Nick Look  ( extension 4221
These include:

  • Support and maintenance of SEAT Linux servers and desktop workstations
  • Specialist services including:
    • Version control systems,
    • Linux application servers, and
    • Windows domain control
    • SSH remote access
  • Interoperability between Windows and Linux systems

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We look forward to working with you to meet your IT related needs.

Contact SEAT
Phone +64 6 350 5526
Fax: +64 6 350 5604

School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
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Palmerston North

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