2020 news

  • New book to be launched at the 2020 Pacific Ocean Pacific Climate Change Conference

    16 October 2020, Apia, Samoa – A new book, which will provide a rich exchange of diverse ideas on how to tackle climate and its multifaceted impacts, will be launched in person and online during the Third  Pacific Ocean Pacific Climate Change Conference, on the theme “Blue Pacific, Climate Action for Climate Resilience”, held online later this month.

  • Jackie wearing professional attire in an office.

    Alumna Jacque Lethbridge hits new career heights

    "Never stop striving for what is right, what is good and what is just,” says alumna Jacque Lethbridge to students of today. She has just been named Vice-President of the Law Society for Auckland and has fond memories of her time at Law School at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

  • A profile image of Keely Gage.

    A student view of Māori underrepresentation in law

    “As a kid, it didn’t occur to me that I might be part of a ‘minority’ group,” begins Keely Gage’s article on Māori underrepresentation in the legal profession, published this month in the Employment Law Bulletin.

  • Marie and Stella pose together wearing dark evening dresses.

    Family ties to law school

    When Dr Marie Bismark began studying at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington Law School in 2000, she had a six-week-old baby with her. When she finished her degree, she was eight months pregnant with her second child, Stella.

  • Progressing tikanga Māori in law

    The Faculty of Law’s Associate Professor Carwyn Jones has been appointed Tumuaki Tāne of the Māori Law Society—Te Hunga Rōia Māori.

  • Three images together – (From left to right) Professor Claudia Geiringer, Professor Richard Boast QC and alumnus Nathan Tse.

    Wellington’s Law School wins big at recent writing awards

    Professor Claudia Geiringer from the Faculty of Law at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington became the first person to be presented with the Sir Ian Barker Published Article Award for the third time, in the recent 2019 Legal Writing Awards.