LAWS456 - Animal Rights1 Jun 2017 While you have already studied a lot of the law governing how humans may interact with each other, this course explores the law that applies to how humans interact with all the other animal species living in New Zealand.
LAWS441 - Indigenous Rights1 Jun 2017 Indigenous Rights in the Common Law World will examine why Indigenous rights have emerged as a global issue.
Student Event: Dame Silvia Cartwright24 May 2017 International criminal trials have developed their own procedures to manage crimes that encompass vast numbers of potential victims and powerful accused.
Sir Geoffrey Palmer20 Mar 2017 Sir Geoffrey Palmer will present his thoughts of the question “should the rules by which public power is exercised all be written down in one place, so New Zealanders can find and understand them?”
Academic strives to close justice gap26 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 Asia15 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.
Legal community wrestles with diversity10 Oct 2016 New Zealand still has a lot to do to achieve gender, ethnicity and cultural diversity representation in the legal profession, according to New Zealand Law Society executive director Christine Grice.
Professor Barry Barton flies to Nigeria5 Aug 2016 Waikato Law Professor Barry Barton talks to senior government representatives and energy industry players about new, fairer ways for profit distribution.
Law student heads to Vietnam31 Jul 2016 University of Waikato law student and talented rugby player, Mungo Mason has just arrived in Hanoi for a five-day leadership symposium on social change.
Electric vehicles on-campus14 Apr 2016 A fleet of electric vehicles was parked-up on campus last week, providing an opportunity for staff and students to view and then learn about the different vehicles’ capabilities.
Law Student wins doctoral scholarship1 Apr 2016 Adrienne Paul is the recipient of the Waikato University Doctoral Scholarship and she's now undertaking her PhD in Māori legal issues related to the MV Rena disaster.
Electric Vehicle Policy: New Zealand in a Comparative Context1 Mar 2016 Professor Barry Barton has teamed up with Dr Peter Schütte from Bremen University to write a research report which analyses the laws and policy measures that can be put in place to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the light vehicle fleet.
Lifting our climate change game - Professor Barry Barton23 Feb 2016 A new report sets out a blueprint for shifting to a low-carbon economy through improvements in energy, transport, building, agriculture, industry and land use. Law Professor Barry Barton was one of the report's authors.