Te Piringa Faculty of Law News & Events
Te Piringa’s Dr Andelka Phillips’ work cited in New Zealand Privacy Commissioner’s latest blog - at home DNA tests are increasing in popularity, but they pose significant privacy risks and the industry has largely been unregulated to date.
Four leading academics awarded the title of Emeritus Professor (24 September 2020)
The University of Waikato has proudly awarded four academics, the Hon. Margaret Wilon, Peter Kamp, Ernie Kalnins and Anne McKim, with the title of Emeritus Professor for their exemplary work in their respective fields, as well as their outstanding contributions to the community.
With the election campaign underway, can the law protect voters from fake news and conspiracy theories? (15 September 2020)
Last weekend’s “anti-lockdown” protest in Auckland provided a snapshot of the various conspiracy theories and grievances circulating online and within the community: masks, vaccination, QAnon, 5G technology, government tyranny and COVID-19 were all in the mix.
New Zealand is violating the rights of its children. Is it time to change the legal definition of age discrimination? (9 September 2020)
The comforting claim that New Zealand is a great place to bring up kids took another hit with last week’s damning UNICEF report on child well-being.
Date Wednesday 7 October 2020 Time 1pm - 2pm Location University of Waikato - Room S.1.05
The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit is organising a third session on Covid-19 and the Law . The session will explore the different dimensions of the recent decision…
Date Wednesday 4 - Thursday 5 November 2020 Time 9am (Wednesday 4 November) - 5pm (Thursday 5 November) Location Zoom
Come along to the ALPSSGRAD 2020 Graduate and Postgraduate Conference where students from across New Zealand come together to share their ideas and research in a supportive, professional and congenial…
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