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Richard White

By Hannah Mettner Richard White is an interesting example of an artist using CC to make his own creative output available, while working in a job that clearly demonstrates the pitfalls and possibilities of copyright and open access day in and day out. Richard has made two of his albums available for download on Bandcamp, […]

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NZ On Screen and Audio Culture

By Hannah Mettner In 2009, we published a quick case study of NZ On Screen, which was then only two years old. With the launch of its sister site, Audio Culture, in 2013, we thought we’d take the opportunity to revisit both projects. Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ intern Hannah Mettner sat down with NZ On […]

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7 Ways to Find Creative Commons Music

There are millions of songs out there under a Creative Commons licence. But how can you find them? Happily, we’ve compiled a list of the top seven ways to find Creative Commons licensed and public domain music online. Let us know if we’ve missed anything! And if you’re looking to find images or video check […]

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Vicky Holloway

Vicky Holloway is a web designer, animator and illustrator based in Wellington, New Zealand. Some of Vicky’s work is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial No Derivatives licence. Vicky first became aware of Creative Commons in 2005, though it wasn’t until she joined a collaborative art project in 2009 that she seriously […]

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Nethui 2013: Open Culture and Heritage

Creative Commons Nethui Meetup: Open Culture and Heritage. TUESDAY 9 July 2013, 6pm-7.15pm at NetHui 2013, Room: Square Affair 2, Wellington Town Hall Across the world, museums, galleries, archives, libraries and broadcasters—from the Rijksmuseum in The Netherlands to ABC Australia—are using Creative Commons licences and clear ‘no known copyright’ statements to open their collections for […]

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Want to Join the CCANZ Panel?

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand and its affiliate host, the Royal Society of New Zealand, invite expressions of interest from individuals for placement on the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We are specifically interested in hearing from those with experience or involvement in the cultural and creative industries. The purpose of the Panel is to provide guidance […]

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Creative Commons and the Vertical Cinema Manifesto

In June 2012, Youtube user ‘gloveandboots’ released ‘The Vertical Video Syndrome – A PSA,’ a video poking fun at film-makers who hold their camera-phone vertically. Common across Youtube, videos shot vertically have two black bands of empty space framing the video, as you can see the screenshot, below. The Vertical Video Syndrome quickly went viral, […]

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Meena Kadri

Meena Kadri is a Wellington-based photographer, designer and Community Manager for OpenIDEO, a collaborative innovation and design platform. A long-time user of Flickr (under the name Meanest Indian), Meena releases many of her photos under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivatives licence.  Her CC-licensed images have appeared in a variety of newspapers, magazines, blogs and books, […]

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CCANZ’s Submission to NZ On Air

[This is the response from Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand to NZ On Air's discussion paper "NZ On Air: Online Rights and Public Access" (PDF). You can download the submission in .doc, .odt and .pdf. You can read all the submissions by following the link contained in this media release from NZ On Air.] Response […]

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The Creative Commons Playlist

Late last year, we ran a crowd-funding campaign to pay two interns to come in and make some new resources. Over thirty people from around the world chipped in, giving us a total of $2765! All that generosity didn’t go unrewarded: We sent out posters, DVDs, remix guides and–by far the most popular reward–our playlist […]

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