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 range of careers 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.
We provide a range of programmes to suit those who wish 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 the development of culturally proficient legal professionals.
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
A panel presentation will present interesting insights into career paths in the environmental and resources areas that law opens up.