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

Tightening New Zealand gun laws 29 Sep 2016

University of Waikato Law Professor Al Gillespie has been advising MPs on the need for stricter gun laws in New Zealand.

Has our criminal justice system been compromised? 12 Sep 2016

Long-serving judge Sir Ron Young says the right to a fair trial in New Zealand is being undermined in a variety of ways.

Faculty welcomes new academic Sean Goltz 1 Sep 2016

Sean Goltz will be teaching accross the core Bachelor of Laws curriculum and specialist Cyber and New Technology papers.

Al talks to MPs about gun laws in New Zealand 26 Aug 2016

Prof Gillespie visits Parliament in Wellington to talk to a select committee about gun laws and gun control in New Zealand.

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. Read More

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