Welcome to Te Piringa - Faculty of Law

The study and practice of law is exciting, challenging and extremely rewarding. This website will provide you with detailed information about the Waikato law programmes, career opportunities for graduates and the excellent facilities and extensive resources offered to students. Learn more about Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.

Law News & Events

Public Lecture: The Deed, Not the Motive 7 Aug 2017

Public Lecture by The New Zealand Law Foundation’s 2017 Distinguished Visiting Fellow - Professor Stephen Smith.

Huakina - 'The Fabric of NZ society' 26 Jun 2017

This symposium celebrates the 30th year anniversary of this landmark finding.

Public Lecture by Justice Christian Whata 26 Apr 2017

"The I, the Kua and the Ka of biculturalism and the law" The Honourable Justice Christian Whata will be on campus in late April

CEREL Student Event: Career Pathways in Environmental and Resources Law 5 Apr 2017

A panel presentation will present interesting insights into career paths in the environmental and resources areas that law opens up.

Success Stories

Joshua Nyika, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Joshua Nyika: I have two passions in life – law and boxing. Law interests me because it reflects the will of society (unlike the laws of physics, and biology). Law is designed by people to serve people. I also think a law degree is very versatile.

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