Opinion Leader

We live our whakataukī at BVA The Practice and love to share our ideas and knowledge. Read through our articles to see what we think and what we are all about.

Rebecca Fulton Farewell

Rebecca Fulton Farewell

At BVA The Practice we strive to be leaders in our field and share our knowledge with the community. Our Crown Prosecution Coordinator, Rebecca Fulton, has been accepted into the New Zealand Police. Ben Vanderkolk, Principal of BVA The Practice, takes the time to thank Rebecca for being a valued member of the team and wishes her well for her future.

Focussing on Deborah Davies

Focussing on Deborah Davies

As a signatory of the New Zealand Law Society Gender Equality Charter, we ensure that our people feel empowered to fulfil family, career, and personal goals at a pace that suits their individual needs.

Emma Pairman: Te Reo in Our Legislation – Māori language week

Emma Pairman: Te Reo in Our Legislation – Māori language week

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. At BVA The Practice our whakataukī is integral to who we are and how we conduct ourselves every day. In this article Emma Pairman...

Dr Amanda Lynn replaces Leeza Boyce as UCOL chief executive

Dr Amanda Lynn replaces Leeza Boyce as UCOL chief executive

Published by Stuff.co.nz Manawatū-based polytechnic UCOL has a new chief executive. Dr Amanda Lynn will take over the role on Monday, with Leeza Boyce leaving the role after four years. Boyce, who joined UCOL in 2014 after working as the interim chief executive of...

Farewell to Truc Tran

Farewell to Truc Tran

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. Truc Tran, our talented Crown Prosecutor, is moving back to Hamilton to be close to his family and starting as a sole barrister. We...

Community Celebrates with UCOL

Community Celebrates with UCOL

Published by UCOL The UCOL campus was a buzz of excitement on Friday night as 120 people attended a special dinner to celebrate the last ten years of tertiary education on Taupo Quay. The Rt Hon. Helen Clark opened the campus as Prime Minister of New Zealand in 2008...

Joshua Harvey: Youth Court Processes

Joshua Harvey: Youth Court Processes

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. At BVA The Practice our whakataukī is integral to who we are and how we conduct ourselves every day. In this article Josh Harvey shares...

Karl van der Plas: Mens rea under the Animal Welfare Act

Karl van der Plas: Mens rea under the Animal Welfare Act

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. At BVA The Practice we strive to be leaders in our field and share our knowledge with the community. This article is part one of two...

It is time to listen, believe, and act

It is time to listen, believe, and act

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. At BVA The Practice we strive to be leaders in our field and share our knowledge with the community. In this article, Michael Blaschke...

Fond farewell to Nicky Wynne

Fond farewell to Nicky Wynne

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. At BVA The Practice we strive to be leaders in our field and share our knowledge with the community. We are saying farewell to Nicky...

Interview: Joshua Harvey on becoming an Environment Commissioner

Interview: Joshua Harvey on becoming an Environment Commissioner

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. Since Joshua Harvey has become an environment commissioner, we interviewed him to find out more about what this new role means to him....

Getting Breach of Protection Order Sentencing Right

Getting Breach of Protection Order Sentencing Right

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. At BVA The Practice we strive to be leaders in our field and share our knowledge with the community. The following article discusses...

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