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

War with North Korea? 12 Oct 2017

Professor Alexander Gillespie is seeking to help broaden the understanding of the general public with regards to the threat that North Korea presents to both the region and the global community, including New Zealand.

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.

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.

Success Stories

Shaymaa Arif, conjoint degree in Law and Social Sciences (BSocSc/LLB)

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law student Shaymaa Arif won first prize in a national essay competition run by the New Zealand Red Cross / International Committee of the Red Cross.

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