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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

As off end of business on Friday 10 March, you will no longer be able to change your tutorials online. If your circumstances change and you need to change the tutorial time please fill in the Change of Tutorial Form providing all relevant details.

Please note that tutorial times are filled on first come first served basis and it is not always possible to accommodate all students.

Law News & Events

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

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.

Ten law students off to Asia 15 Oct 2016

Ten University of Waikato law students have won more than $100,000 in Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) to study in Vietnam.

Success Stories

Adrienne Paul, PhD

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law PhD student Adrienne Paul is the recipient of the Waikato University Doctoral Scholarship worth $66,000 over three years.

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