Te Piringa - Faculty of Law News
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.
Three, two, one, lift-off – launching law at Rocket Lab (26 August 2021)
Waikato alumna Courtney Dick is the in-house lawyer for Rocket Lab where she has to get up to speed on space law.
After the last ‘summer of terrible drugs’ it’s time to make NZ’s temporary drug checking law permanent (13 August 2021)
With the summer music festival season approaching (COVID willing), hopes are high that the current temporary recreational drug checking law will become permanent. If and when that happens, New Zealand will take another small step down the long drug reform road from criminalisation to harm prevention.
Set big goals and be inspired (12 August 2021)
Lawyer Zachary Katene has set big goals and he's ticking them off his list.
Pacific heritage important to alumnus and government advisor (13 July 2021)
When Ta'atiti Ioane Tuupo was 13, he went to his older brother’s university graduation ceremony and had a photo taken of himself wearing his brother’s gown. He said, “One day I’ll wear my own gown.” And he did.
Sought-after legal expert recognised as ‘critic and conscience’ of society (7 July 2021)
University of Waikato Law Professor Alexander Gillespie has been named the joint winner of this year’s Critic and Conscience of Society Award.
Chief Human Rights Commissioner recognised with Honorary Doctorate (29 June 2021)
New Zealand’s Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt has received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Waikato in recognition of his significant contributions to global human rights and equality.
Pure grit gets law student to graduation (24 June 2021)
Hearing law graduate Benny Jones speak about her journey is almost like attending a life coaching seminar – immensely motivational.
The debate over transgender athletes’ rights is testing the current limits of science and the law (16 June 2021)
The petition presented to parliament last week calling for trans women to be excluded from women’s sport is simply the latest round in a difficult and volatile global debate.