Seeking new Advisory Panel members

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand (CCANZ) invites expressions of interest for three placements on the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We are specifically interested in hearing from those with experience or involvement in the government and education sectors and community engagement. The purpose of the panel is to contribute to the governance and strategic direction of CCANZ and its future development, including assisting with identifying […]

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Grab your copy of our book about CC in NZ!

We’re thrilled to have published  A Quiet Revolution: Growing Creative Commons in Aotearoa New Zealand. The past few years have seen a quiet, relatively well behaved, and entirely legal revolution in Aotearoa: the growth of a thriving Commons of works made available under Creative Commons open copyright licences. A Quiet Revolution tells Kiwi stories as diverse […]

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September 2016 newsletter

Creative Commons news Two great pieces of news that are a material help in keeping CCANZ going: LIANZA is generously giving us desks rent-free, and InternetNZ is funding us. Thank you so much! Visiting US expert giving talks We’re excited to welcome Mike Wolfe of the Authors Alliance to Aotearoa next week. Mike will be giving […]

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Mike Wolfe of the Authors Alliance is coming to NZ

We’re thrilled to welcome Mike Wolfe of the Authors Alliance to Aotearoa for a few days this month. Michael Wolfe is the Executive Director of Authors Alliance and a Copyright Research Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. He is a copyright attorney licensed to practice in California. The Authors Alliance is a […]

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August 2016 newsletter

Creative Commons news This month we farewell Carolyn Stuart of the Network for Learning from our Advisory Panel. Thank you, Carolyn, for all your hard work and good advice over the past two years. GovHack projects a-go-go! It was great to see so many of you at GovHack Wellington last weekend. Here’s a list of […]

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LINZ to cease funding CCANZ

LINZ reviews funding of Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand Land Information New Zealand’s (LINZ) financial support for Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand (CCANZ) is to change after consideration of changing priorities. “CCANZ’s work now extends beyond the scope and needs of LINZ’s core stakeholders and, as a result, we’ve made the decision to stop our funding contribution […]

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July 2016 newsletter

Creative Commons news As well as delivering events around the country, we are also busy seeking a new core funder, as LINZ has decided to cease funding CCANZ as of the beginning of next year. If you have any ideas, we would love to hear from you. New Manawatu Heritage site Palmerston North Libraries and […]

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June 2016 newsletter

Creative Commons news This month we’re thrilled to welcome James Ting-Edwards of InternetNZ to the Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand Advisory Panel. James’s focus will be the transparency and openness of the CCANZ project to its various communities. Welcome, James! Open Educational Resources Paula Eskett of CORE Education has written agreat blog post setting out the […]

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May 2016 newsletter

Creative Commons news We’ve been travelling around the country giving seminars and workshops about copyright licensing and Creative Commons. Let us know if you’d like us to come to you! Open Educational Resources Sprints Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our OER Sprints last month! We had teachers gathering together resources in […]

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April newsletter

Farewell to Matt McGregor After nearly four years of achieving extraordinary things for us, it’s time for Matt to move on. We miss him terribly already, and wish him all the best in his new role at Koordinates. Welcome to Keitha Booth To tide us over until we can hire Matt’s replacement, Keitha Booth has […]

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