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...
The Bachelor of Laws degree is the professional qualification and pathway to legal practice as well as a wide range of other career options for law graduates in business, non-governmental organisations and public service. Our flexible Diploma in Law programme provides an insight into the legal system and valuable skills in legal research and writing. Read More
We provide a range of different programmes to suit the needs of every student who wishes to further their legal education. The study of legal policy and law in its political, economic and social context play a central role, as does commitment to biculturalism, to the rights of indigenous peoples and to the development of culturally proficient legal professionals. Read More
Law News & Events
Leading the charge. EVs on campus 14 Apr 2016
A fleet of electric vehicles was parked-up on campus last week, providing an opportunity for staff and students to view and then learn about the different vehicles’ capabilities.
Law Student wins doctoral scholarship 5 Apr 2016
PhD student Adrienne Paul is the recipient of the Waikato University Doctoral Scholarship worth $66,000 over three years.
Professor Barry Barton has teamed up with Dr Peter Schütte from Bremen University to write this new research report. The report analyses the laws and policy measures that can be put in place to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the light vehicle fleet.
Tauranga solicitor shows it's never too late 23 Feb 2016
For 15 years John Delaney woke up every morning and asked himself, "am I following my passion?"
Mark Gilbert, United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa was a guest speaker at the 2016 Krinock lecture held at the University of Waikato on 2 February.