Te Piringa - Faculty of Law News
Waikato Alumnus helps new lawyers (28 March 2022)
It’s a big jump from law student to law practitioner and University of Waikato law graduate Josh Nyika is one of a small team helping new lawyers transition and settle smoothly into working life.
Beyond sanctions: 5 more ways New Zealand can help support Ukraine and punish Russia (17 March 2022)
The illegal Russian invasion of Ukraine has already seen New Zealand break with long diplomatic tradition and introduce an “autonomous” sanctions regime outside the normal United Nations process.
University alumni and honorary staff recognised in New Year's Honours (13 January 2022)
A total of seven University of Waikato alumni, plus an adjunct professor, have been named in this year’s New Year’s honours.
A century on from the 1919 influenza inquiry, NZ needs a royal commission into its COVID-19 response (10 December 2021)
The National Party’s recent call for a royal commission of inquiry into New Zealand’s pandemic response may have been part of a wider political strategy, with former leader Judith Collins highly critical of the government’s handling of the Delta outbreak.
Law alumna helps protect constitutional law (1 December 2021)
The University of Waikato alumnus and Supreme Court Justice of Samoa, Leilani Tuala-Warren, considers her work in protecting constitutional law during the recent Samoan political crisis a highlight.
Law alumnus honours grandfather through new judge role (22 November 2021)
When University of Waikato law alumnus Aidan Warren was five years old, he sat on the knee of his koro who gave him some advice, “When you grow up, become a lawyer to help our people.” In October 2021, Judge Aidan Warren was sworn in to the Māori Land Court and the vision of his koro was fulfilled.
As the UN climate summit in Glasgow kicks off on Sunday, it marks the deadline for countries to make more ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Scholarships a springboard to a brighter future for Sam (26 October 2021)
Sam Fellows received several scholarships during his studies at Waikato, which he credits with helping him fast-track into his dream career as a lawyer and a variety of volunteer roles.
Celebrating 30 years of new frontiers: Te Piringa Faculty of Law (2 September 2021)
In 1991, when Te Piringa - Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato opened its doors, it was the beginning of a new approach to legal education in New Zealand.
Law alumnus is grateful for lessons learned at Waikato (2 September 2021)
Wayne Hofer is grateful to Te Piringa - Faculty of Law for the places his law degree has taken him.