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.

2017 A Semester tutorial sign up

Online tutorial sign up for 2017 A Semester law papers will open in stages:

6 FebruaryYear Three Law Papers
13 FebruaryYear Two Law Papers
20 FebruaryYear One Law Papers

See the Law Student homepage for more details.

Law News & Events

Elder Law Roundtable 2 Feb 2017

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law in collaboration with the Resolution Institute and Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) are presenting a roundtable discussion dedicated to the issues in Elder Law.

NZ's refugee quota policies falling short 12 Dec 2016

New Zealand’s refugee quota policies are falling short, according to a Waikato University masters student.

Waikato wins national Māori Moot, again 7 Dec 2016

For the fifth year in a row, a Waikato University law student has won the national Kaupapa Māori Moot competition.

Academic strives to close justice gap 26 Oct 2016

A Waikato University law academic’s proposal to establish an online court and further increase the monetary threshold of disputes tribunals could enable more Kiwis who are unable to afford legal representation to secure access to justice.

Success Stories

Angela Vanderwee, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (LLB(Hons))

Angela Vanderwee is one of six law students from around New Zealand selected for a two-year term as a judge's clerk at the Auckland High Court.

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