Shangdong University of Technology Visit23 Nov 2017 A group of eleven students and two teaching staff from Shangdong University of Technology (SDUT) visited the University of Waikato last week for an intensive course in Common Law.
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.
Norris Ward McKinnon lecture5 Oct 2017 Exploring the pros and cons of the adversarial process with real life examples from the panel of prominent judges, the annual Norris Ward McKinnon lecture has proven to be a huge success.
CEREL Public Event: Reinventing Paradise13 Sep 2017 The Resource Management Act was a great breakthrough 26 years ago. It gave us a legal and regulatory framework for attempting to balance economic development against our impact on the environment.
Professor Harris from UCLA school of Law12 Jun 2017 Te Piringa - Faculty of Law was honored to co-host UCLA Law School Professor and renowned Critical Race Theory scholar Cheryl Harris with the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies (FMIS) for two events on Monday, 12 June 2017.
LAWS441 - Indigenous Rights1 Jun 2017 Indigenous Rights in the Common Law World will examine why Indigenous rights have emerged as a global issue.
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.
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.