The New Zealand Postgraduate Law e-Journal


Submit papers for publishing in the New Zealand Postgraduate Law e-Journal.

NZPGLeJournal publishes two issues each year: June and December. The deadlines for submissions are 31 January and 31 July respectively.

Please send an electronic copy of your submission, preferably in Microsoft Word format, to

All submissions should comply with the New Zealand Law Style Guide.

NZPGLeJournal welcomes the following submissions types:

  • Articles: A detailed examination or investigation of topical legal issues. The word length is between 8,000 words and 18,000 words (including an abstract of up to 250 words).
  • Book Reviews: Book reviews should not exceed 2,500 words in length. Book reviews should provide a brief summary of the contents of the book and show its relevance in relation to specific and current legal issues.

All submissions will be reviewed by at least one expert in the field of the paper.