Our new Public Lead Mandy Henk introduces herself

Kia ora koutou New Zealand! I’m Mandy Henk, the new Public Lead for Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand. Getting involved with copyright is a bit like joining the mafia–once you’re in, you’re in. There’s no way out. I was first inducted back in 2004. Back then, I worked for Vanderbilt Law Library. As the Access […]

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April 2017 newsletter

Open Data Day shenanigans NZ celebrated international Open Data Day last month, and Stats NZ held a datarama with great success. It’s really encouraging to see the practice of open data becoming more mainstream with each passing year. You can even get cushion covers of openly licensed maps of Aotearoa! Podcast on textbooks & open […]

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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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Appointment of new CCANZ Public Lead: Mandy Henk

We’re delighted to announce that at long last we have been able to appoint a new Public Lead for Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand: Mandy Henk. Nau mai! Mandy is a librarian, writer, and advocate for a healthy and vibrant Commons. Since 2004, Mandy has worked with library users to help them understand their rights, […]

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March 2017 newsletter

Advisory Panel member wanted We’re looking for a new CCANZ Advisory Panel member focussing on the business & tech sector. Could it be you? Applications close 17 March. Please shoulder-tap anyone you think fits the bill. New global CC network proposal There are new ideas afoot for how the global Creative Commons network – including CCANZ […]

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Seeking a new Advisory Panel member

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand invites 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 technology and business sector. The purpose of the Panel is to provide guidance on the governance and strategic direction of Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand. While the panellist […]

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CCANZ February 2017 newsletter

Come work for CCANZ! We’re looking for a new Public Lead here at Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand. Could it be you? Applications close next Friday, 10 February 2017. Please pass the link on to anyone you think would be interested. CCANZ funded til 2018 And we’re able to recruit for a new Public Lead […]

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CCANZ is searching for a new Public Lead

Great news! Due to funding certainty, we can now look for a new Public Lead to drive our programme through to June 2018. Are you passionate about the Internet, open licensing, open research and access, creativity and the free exchange of knowledge? Do you understand copyright and copyright licensing practice? Do you want to work […]

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CCANZ roadmap 2017-18

Due in large part to our confirmed funding from Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Hīkina Whakatutuki, we are pleased to be able to plan a full stream of work for 2017 and beyond. Download the new roadmap [.ods file]

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MBIE to fund CCANZ

We’re thrilled to start 2017 by announcing that the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Hīkina Whakatutuki is funding Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand until 2018. This funding from MBIE recognises the benefits to government departments and the wider public sector of having access to Creative Commons licences with the support of CCANZ. Funding will […]

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