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Research @ Te Piringa - Faculty of Law

Te Piringa – Faculty of Law is committed to internationally benchmarked, research-led teaching.

Research in the Faculty is distinctive and firmly based on New Zealand and its place in the wider international community and world economy.

The mission of the Faculty is to foster legal research, with a particular emphasis on the development of a multi disciplinary and contextual New Zealand jurisprudence. The Faculty endeavours to support projects promoting the understanding of law in the international, national and bicultural contexts. Through this research the Faculty contributes to legal education, legal reform, and the professional practice of law. In particular, the Faculty conducts or commissions research, hosts visiting scholars, organises seminars and conferences, and publishes monographs, either solely or in conjunction with other departments, agencies and communities.

Latest Publications

Wilson, M, McGregor, S, (2016). Human Rights in New Zealand: Emerging Faultlines. Bridget Williams Books, The New Zealand Law Foundation.

Bigdeli, S, Daya-Winterbottom, T, et al. (2015). The Search for Environmental Justice. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Chevalier-Watts, J. (2015). Case Commentary: Bethell vs Bethell [2014] NZSC 177. New Zealand Law Journal, February, 31-32. Details

Gillespie, A. (2015). Conservation, Biodiversity and International Law. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Gillespie, A. (2015). Waste Policy International Regulation, Comparative and Contextual Perspectives. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Visiting Scholars

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law welcomes enquiries from potential visiting Scholars - contact the Dean's personal assistant at law-pa@waikato.ac.nz