Waikato University's Te Piringa law faculty is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week with presentations from PhD students, campus tours and debates.
Senior law lecturer at the school, Linda te Aho of Waikato-Tainui and Ngati Koroki-Kahukura, it's made a significant contribution to the Maori legal field.
She told Waatea News a lot of Maori graduates have made careers in Treaty of Waitangi, family, criminal and environmental law. Many are in the public service.
The celebrations will include presentations from PhD students, debates, and speeches from notable graduates including Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker and Maori Land Court judge Craig Coxhead.