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 te reo Māori

Ko tōu reo, ko tōku reo, te tuakiri tangata. Tīhei uriuri, tīhei nakonako. The six Creative Commons copyright licences have now been translated into te reo Māori.

Latest from NZCommons

The latest on is a report from across the ditch: the status of open education in Australia. Please do leave a comment, or you’re always welcome to contribute a piece yourself.

Upcoming events

Adopt an organisation for CCANZ

We’re looking for volunteers to help local organisations adopt Creative Commons copyright licensing. Could this be you? Let us know!

CC clinics for Kiwi schools

Do you work at a NZ school and have some questions about copyright? Drop in to one of our free online clinics in August or September.Register here.

Creative Commons around the world

Our friends at CC HQ are running a Kickstarter campaign to create a book about open business models. The Walters Art Museum has released images and metadata into the public domain. The Wellcome Trust has created a new guide for publishing open access monographs.

Icon credit: “The ship struck upon a rock.” Stories from the Arabian nights retold by Laurence Housman; with drawings by Edmund Dulac (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907). National Library of New Zealand. No known copyright restrictions.

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