February newsletter

Creative Commons news Our book A Quiet Revolution has been distributed in print form to libraries across Aotearoa and is available for free download from MeBooks and theInternet Archive as an ebook. Join the CCANZ Advisory Panel We’re looking to appoint a panel member whose focus will be the transparency and openness of the CCANZ project to its […]

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We’re Looking for a New Panel Member

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand invites expressions of interest from individuals for placement on the CCANZ volunteer Advisory Panel. The purpose of the Panel is to provide guidance on the governance and strategic direction of Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand. A placement on the Panel will involve quarterly meetings and an appropriate level of contact […]

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Our book about CC in NZ is now ready to read!

We’re thrilled to be able to publish today 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 […]

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New video about CC for Kiwi teachers

We’re proud to have just published a new video, with the help of the talented folks at Mohawk Media: CC Pukeko, explaining Creative Commons for Kiwi teachers.   CC Pukeko from CreativeCommons AotearoaNZ on Vimeo.

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December newsletter

Creative Commons news Our book A Quiet Revolution: Growing Creative Commons in Aotearoa New Zealand is just about to go to print! Thanks again so much to everyone who supported our crowdfunding campaign. We have a new intern working with us, VUW law student Alec Duncan. Welcome, Alec! Latest from NZCommons Over the past month on […]

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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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