We’re publishing a book about CC in NZ – and we need your help!

This year we’re publishing a book about the development of CC in NZ. It’s called A Quiet Revolution: Growing Creative Commons in Aotearoa and we’ve been working with students of the Whitireia publishing programme on the editing and design. The book sets out the growth of CC in Aotearoa, what’s happening now, and what it means; […]

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Update on the Indigenous Knowledge Notice

Kia ora koutou, In late 2013, CCANZ organised a meeting about the potential development of an indigenous knowledge notice. This notice – similar in motivation to the Traditional Knowledge labels from Local Contexts – was intended to provide a tool to make it easier for kaitiaki of indigenous works to give clear statements about what […]

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Help Make Open Educational Resources for Kiwi Teachers

Next year, we’re going to help organise a series of Open Educational Resources Sprints. A OER sprint – known as a hack weekend in the technology community – is where a group of enthusiastic volunteers get together to make new open educational resources in a short period of time (that’s the ‘sprint’ part). The resources […]

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CCANZ September newsletter

Creative Commons news We’re working with students of the Whitireia publishing course to publish a book about Creative Commons in Aotearoa! It will primarily be an ebook, but we’re also planning to run a crowdfunding campaign to finance a limited-edition print run. More to follow on this later. Latest from NZCommons There are two new […]

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CCANZ August newsletter

Creative Commons news Our website and the NZCommons website have had a design refresh! (If they look strange, try clearing out your cache.) Visit our resources pageto grab heaps of free, helpful guides to using Creative Commons in your workplace. Librarians can test their knowledge by taking Richard White’s handy quiz on CC! CC licences in […]

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Creative Commons licences translated into te reo Māori

Ko tōu reo, ko tōku reo, te tuakiri tangata. Tīhei uriuri, tīhei nakonako. Creative Commons has published the translation of the Creative Commons 4.0 copyright licences into te reo Māori. This is the first translation of the Creative Commons licences into an indigenous language. The Creative Commons licences are free legal tools that anyone can […]

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CCANZ July newsletter

Creative Commons news The NZ Open Government Data Programme has released a set of training videos. At CCANZ, we’re busy making a video of our own, about CC in Kiwi schools – more on that next month. Latest from NZCommons Lots to read over at NZCommons.org.nz! Learn about how to access content from Aotearoa’s rich on-screen history, […]

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Volunteer to Adopt an Organisation

We’re looking for volunteers to help local organisations to adopt Creative Commons licensing. At present, we’re particularly keen to help local schools implement Creative Commons policies, though if you have another local organisation that would like to help, feel free to get in touch. You don’t have to be an expert — we can teach […]

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CCANZ June newsletter

Creative Commons news Thanks to everyone who came to one of our CC workshops in Invercargill – next we are heading to Northland! The NZ Open Government Data Progamme has announced v2 of NZGOAL. Our intern, Hunter Wilson-Burke, has given us his views as a VUW student on open education. Te Papa filmed a GLAM session […]

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CC Clinics for Schools

To make it easier for teachers, librarians and school leaders to get in touch, we’re piloting a new project: Creative Commons Clinics for Schools. We’re holding weekly Google Hangouts for those working in the schools sector who are keen to discuss and learn more about copyright and CC. Because Google Hangouts are limited to ten […]

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