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Tohatoha releases poker-style card game to teach Creative Commons licensing
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Tohatoha releases poker-style card game to teach Creative Commons licensing

11 December 201814 August 2019

Just in time for Christmas, Tohatoha NZ has released a new educational card game that aims to teach players about Creative Commons licensing in a fun and engaging way. Designed by New Zealander Cam Findlay – open-source software and open data advocate, and Product Manager for the NZ Government’s open data service data.govt.nz – the...

Uploading Godzone
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Uploading Godzone

7 November 201814 August 2019

How a volunteer, stay-at-home mum is helping share Kiwi biodiversity with the world through Creative Commons licensing When Siobhan Leachman – a trained lawyer – returned home to New Zealand following a five-year OE in London with her boyfriend, she never imagined that her career would eventually involve an obsession with moths. Leachman – who...

A novel idea
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A novel idea

20 August 201814 August 2019

How a Kiwi novel published under a Creative Commons license is paving a new path for aspiring writers in New Zealand A new novel by a young Kiwi author has been published under a Creative Commons license – only the second novel in New Zealand history to be published this way, and the first such...

Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ is now Tohatoha
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Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ is now Tohatoha

13 June 201813 June 2018

New name aims to enhance the local identity of non-profit organisation that supports Kiwis to “create, share and innovate” Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand (CCANZ) has a new name – Tohatoha – the Māori word for ‘share’. Operating as a not-for-profit organisation, Tohatoha advocates for open access and open licensing across a range of sectors in...

Our new strategic plan
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Our new strategic plan

16 November 201716 November 2017

We’re excited to publish our new strategic plan: A Kiwi Commons Ngā Commons mō Aotearoa. Many thanks to Mohawk Media for the design, Ian Cormack for the translation, and Jay Brooker for the typesetting.

November 2017 newsletter
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November 2017 newsletter

16 November 201716 November 2017

Farewell to Elizabeth Heritage After three years as the CCANZ Communications Lead, Elizabeth Heritage is moving on. We wish her all the very best. Come to our tenth birthday party! CCANZ is turning ten! Come party and eat cake with us on Wed 8 Nov in Auckland. More details and RSVP here. We have extended the RSVP...

Leaving Creative Commons
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Leaving Creative Commons

1 November 20171 November 2017

From our Communications Lead, Elizabeth Heritage: After three years at CCANZ, it’s time for me to move on. Friday 17 November will be my last day. This job has been a real pleasure and I’ve learned a lot. Training as a publisher turned me into the kind of nerd who reads imprint pages in books;...

CCANZ is turning ten
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CCANZ is turning ten

5 October 20175 October 2017

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is turning ten this year, and we’d love to you celebrate with us! We’re having a party at NetHui Day Zero on Wednesday 8 November from 5:30pm at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. We’ll have live music (CC licensed of course!), drinks, nibbles, and a giant cake. Ryan Merkley, the...