Te Piringa - Faculty of Law News
Rewards of family law make it all worth it for graduate (10 June 2021)
It takes a special type of person to be a family lawyer. The work can be emotional and stressful but the rewards are worth it. Just ask Tekatau Bio.
Rugby, law and travel - an unbeatable mix (17 May 2021)
Law graduate Mungo Mason's average day is all about rugby - he's currently playing Major League rugby in the USA and will soon start further study at Oxford University in the UK.
Using her degree to further the family business (17 May 2021)
Armed with a conjoint degree in law and management, Alana Tyrell is helping her family business create better opportunities for Pasifika and her local community.
Without evidence of real progress, NZ’s foreign policy towards China looks increasingly empty (19 April 2021)
Very recently in the Bay of Bengal a naval exercise took place involving India, France, Japan and Australia. While it received little or no coverage in New Zealand, it nonetheless represented a foreign policy challenge as serious as any other this country currently faces.
ACC’s policy of not covering birth injuries is one more sign the system is overdue for reform (13 April 2021)
Recent media coverage of women not being able to get treatment for birth injuries highlights yet another example of gender bias in healthcare in New Zealand.
NZ student accommodation is expensive and under-regulated — here are 10 ways to fix it (31 March 2021)
For many of the thousands of tertiary students who have just settled into university halls of residence, not to mention their parents, the current parliamentary inquiry into student accommodation will be raising some uncomfortable questions.
Students win medal for extensive service, leadership and academic achievement (18 March 2021)
Two University of Waikato students have won the Sir Edmund Hillary Medal for their significant contribution to their community, while upholding a high level of academic achievement and accomplishment in sports and the arts.
Two years on from the Christchurch terror attack, how much has really changed? (15 March 2021)
March 15 2019 is a day we must never forget, a defining point in the history of New Zealand.
Lots of law, not enough order — the government must be clearer about dealing with COVID rule-breakers (3 March 2021)
New Zealand’s COVID-19 response might be the envy of the world, but that hasn’t stopped New Zealanders themselves getting angry about it this week.
New Pro Vice-Chancellor focused on bringing a human dimension to tackle some of the big problems of our time (25 February 2021)
Professor Patrick Leman has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor to the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences (ALPSS) at the University of Waikato, joining from senior roles at King’s College London.