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Winter 2018 edition of AUTLaw

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Assoc Prof Khylee Quince
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Helen Dervan
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Headshot of AUT Law expert Christopher Whitehead
Does travel insurance have a future?
01 Oct, 2020
The Law School’s Christopher Whitehead discusses the complex world of travel, insurance, and legalese in pandemic times.
Assoc Prof Khylee Quince
I am a monolingual dinosaur
24 Sep, 2020
September brings excitement and anxiety about te reo, writes Law expert Khylee Quince.
Three babies lying together on a blanket
Time to overhaul paid parental leave
14 Sep, 2020
Paid parental leave needs an overhaul if governments want us to have 'one for the country', writes Patrick van Esch and colleagues.
Helen Dervan
Law scholar wins Trans-Tasman prize
03 Sep, 2020
The Law School’s Helen Dervan has co-authored award-winning research about how to improve NZ’s approach to financial regulation.
Law awards-Sinan Hon
Law School’s “remarkable” prizegiving
27 Aug, 2020
The backdrop of a pandemic infused the annual awards ceremony with a heightened sense of celebration.

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