Politics and law
Wide impact of court’s liquor licensing decision
25 May 2023
Opinion: Supermarkets battled Auckland Council over alcohol licensing; now many local authorities have dropped their policies to to avoid costly legal battles. Melissa-Jade Gregan explains why.
We have a Privacy Act fit for 2011 – academics
24 May 2023
A lot needs to change to protect people's privacy and enable individuals to act when their rights are breached, say the editors of the country's most comprehensive book on privacy law in New Zealand.
Violence perpetrators are basically con artists
23 May 2023
Opinion: Police, prosecutors, and judges are too often conned into thinking victims are the 'real' perpetrators, that they are overreacting, or brought the abuse on themselves, says Carrie Leonetti.
Seizures under Care of Children Act unlawful – professor
22 May 2023
Children’s human rights are being breached by an outdated Act that was designed to provide for their care, according to a journal article by law professor Carrie Leonetti.
Performance coach Owen Eastwood: ancient mindset reaps timeless rewards
18 May 2023
Owen Eastwood credits a series of valuable personal connections for arming him with all he needed to become one of the most in-demand performance coaches in the world. He talks to Anthony Doesburg for Ingenio.
Climate justice takes centre stage
5 May 2023
A climate litigation conference is bringing together academics, activists, lawyers, judges, students and businesses to discuss and debate climate-related legal issues in Aotearoa and abroad.
Poetic justice: connecting creative writing and the law
4 May 2023
Autumn graduate Nithya Narayanan landed a role with the country’s largest litigation firm. She’s also finding the time to keep up with her creative writing.
Carolina Panico: How we discuss nuclear weapons really matters
1 May 2023
Opinion: Carolina Panico says everyone should pay attention to how we use language to describe any potential use of nuclear weapons.
All-female team wins 121-year-old debate contest
28 April 2023
The University of Auckland Debating Society has won the prestigious 'Joynt Scroll' debating championship.
NZ’s tax system is not progressive – where to from here?
28 April 2023
Opinion: It’s satisfying to see the country now has better information on which to base its tax decisions, but it’s unlikely we’ll see any big changes in the short term, says Craig Elliffe.
'We have to inquire further' – David Williams
19 April 2023
Esteemed Indigenous law and treaty rights expert Professor Emeritus David V Williams FRSNZ was honoured with an appointment to the Waitangi Tribunal this month.
Kupe Leadership Scholarship: Honours student talks complexities of urban housing policy
17 April 2023
Meet Alex King (Ngāti Kurī) one of this years’ Kupe Leadership Scholarship recipients.