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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December 2016 newsletter

Creative Commons news We’re excited to welcome three new additions to our CCANZ Advisory Panel: Paula Eskett, Mark Crookston, and Jonathan Ball. Many thanks again to Carolyn Stuart and James Ting-Edwards for their service. Ka pai, GeoNet! It’s been pretty shaky times lately and we’re grateful to GeoNet for their excellent service. Did you know […]

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Welcoming three new CCANZ Advisory Panel members

We are delighted to welcome Paula Eskett (Education), Mark Crookston (Government) and Jonathan Ball (Community) to the Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand Advisory Panel. Paula is a Knowledge Curator at CORE Education. She is passionate about open education and has completed Creative Commons’ international Institute of Open Leadership programme. Mark is the Principal Advisor, Government Information […]

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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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November 2016 newsletter

Creative Commons news Congratulations to our own Keitha Booth for her shortlisting in the prestigious international Open Data Awards! Keitha is up for the Individual Champion award. Fingers crossed! Open list of CC schools in NZ We welcome the two latest additions to the list of NZ schools that have a Creative Commons policy to enable […]

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Govt depts using Creative Commons

Here’s a current list of NZ government departments using Creative Commons copyright licensing on their websites — let us know if you have any updates. NZ Public Service Department Has Copyright and Licensing Statement Has Copyright statement only Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry of CC BY 4.0 International Conservation, Department of CC BY 4.0 International […]

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October 2016 newsletter

  Creative Commons news We have lots of workshops coming up (see below): remember you can always request one at your workplace by emailing us on or filling in this form. Join the CCANZ Advisory Panel We’re looking for three new members of our Advisory Panel: could one of them be you? Learn more […]

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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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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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