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

Setting the bar high 16 Oct 2018

Tongan mother ‘Elisapesi Havea is setting the bar high for her son Jay and all the other Pasifika students at the University of Waikato.

An empty space that could save a life 24 Sep 2018

Two Waikato students want to help prevent youth suicide by putting positive mental health messages on every school and university exercise book.

Waikato students win national law competition 7 Sep 2018

Two Waikato students won the New Zealand Law Students’ Association Client Interviewing Finals in Christchurch last weekend, and are heading to Dublin to represent New Zealand at the world finals next year.

Armed to the teeth: do military animals deserve protection in war? 4 Sep 2018

University of Waikato’s Dr Anna Marie Brennan is looking at whether animals on the front-line are weapons, or if they should be given the respect of something more sentient.

Success Stories

Angela Vanderwee, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (LLB(Hons))

Angela Vanderwee is one of six law students from around New Zealand selected for a two-year term as a judge's clerk at the Auckland High Court.

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