Te Piringa - Faculty of Law News
WSU leader celebrates her graduation (18 October 2023)
October 16 was an important day for Waikato Students’ Union (WSU) president Lushomo Thebe. It was the day, after five years of study, when the 23-year-old walked across the stage at The Pā to graduate with her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business degrees.
Double appointment at Waikato a “landmark moment” for New Zealand as a Pacific nation (10 August 2023)
Two new appointments at the University of Waikato, including New Zealand's first Pacific woman to be appointed a Professor in Law, marks a meaningful step towards greater diversity and representation in academia.
As the strategic rivalry between the United States and China intensifies, the invitation to discuss participation in the AUKUS security agreement presents New Zealand with a potentially momentous decision: how best to secure its own strategic interests and values in the Indo-Pacific region.
Three golds for cyclist Ally Wollaston (7 March 2023)
University of Waikato law student and Hillary Scholar Ally Wollaston has returned to New Zealand with three gold medals from the UCI Nations Cup track competition in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Ukraine a year on: the invasion changed NZ foreign policy – as the war drags on, cracks will begin to show (24 February 2023)
One year to the day since Russian tanks ran over the Ukraine border – and over the UN Charter and international law in the process – the world is less certain and more dangerous than ever.
NZ police need better training in privacy and human rights law – here is what should happen (6 October 2022)
The New Zealand Police were recently found to have been routinely and illegally photographing young people and adults in public. Many might have expected this to see an end to the practice – but apparently not.
Putin plays the annexation card, pushing the war in Ukraine into a dangerous new phase (22 September 2022)
A lot has changed since world leaders last met in person at the United Nations General Assembly: a global pandemic, a looming food crisis, economic stress, climate disasters – and, of course, the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Seven scholarships announced on Kīngitanga Day support rangatahi and the environment (15 September 2022)
Seven University of Waikato undergraduate students have been awarded the Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarship.
The merger of TVNZ and RNZ needs to build trust in public media – 3 things the law change must get right (2 September 2022)
With only six days left for submissions to the select committee examining the Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill, it is becoming clear this crucial piece of legislation has some significant shortcomings. These will need attention before it passes into law.
Full law degree launched in Tauranga (30 August 2022)
Te Piringa Faculty of law is delighted to announce the full suite of Law qualifications at the University of Waikato will be available at the Tauranga campus from 2023.