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Grab your copy of our book about CC in NZ!
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Grab your copy of our book about CC in NZ!

5 October 20175 October 2017

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...

September 2017 newsletter
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September 2017 newsletter

6 September 20176 September 2017

CCANZ on Radio NZ Our Comms Lead Elizabeth Heritage, in her capacity as a book critic, has been on national radio talking about copyright. Work for the Open Data Programme Cool job going for someone – our friends at the Open Data Programme at StatsNZ are looking for a new Senior Advisor. Vacancy closes 10 Sept. Upcoming events...

August 2017 newsletter
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August 2017 newsletter

10 August 201710 August 2017

Farewell & thanks to Fabiana Kubke CCANZ Advisory Panel Chair Fabiana Kubke has now come to the end of her four-year term as Chair, and we want to express our thanks and appreciation for her devoted service. Upcoming events Charity hackathon, 11-13 August, Wellington AOASG webinar, 15 August LIANZA conference, 24-27 September, Christchurch uLearn, 11-13 October, Hamilton...

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Farewell and thanks to Fabiana Kubke

19 July 201719 July 2017

CCANZ Advisory Panel Chair Fabiana Kubke has now come to the end of her four-year term as Chair, and we want to express our thanks and appreciation for her devoted service. Fabiana has been an active member of the Creative Commons community for many years and served on the first incarnation of the CCANZ Advisory...

July 2017 newsletter
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July 2017 newsletter

4 July 20174 July 2017

Change is afoot at CCANZ Creative Commons is reorganising itself at the international level. We’re hard at work figuring out what that means for us here in Aotearoa NZ. Stay tuned for more news here, on our mailing list, and in our Loomio group. NZ copyright law review We’re excited that the long-promised review of NZ’s copyright...

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Safer spaces

29 June 201729 June 2017

Recently, Mandy and I attended ‘Safer spaces’ training put on by our funders and partners InternetNZ and delivered by Rebecca Fraser, Trustee of the Kotare Trust. It was a useful opportunity to reflect on our own privilege and how this is influencing our work. To quote Vanisa Dhiru, Acting Community Programme Director at InternetNZ: “InternetNZ is doing this training...

June 2017 newsletter
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June 2017 newsletter

7 June 20177 June 2017

Meet our new Public Lead CCANZ has a new Public Lead: Mandy Henk, who introduces herself here. Mandy is based in Auckland and you can get hold of her on either mandy@creativecommons.org.nz or 022 426 8970. Welcome Mandy! Thanks to Keitha Booth Very grateful thanks to Keitha Booth for stepping in as the Interim Public...

Feedback from the CC Global Summit
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Feedback from the CC Global Summit

30 May 201730 May 2017

This year our new Public Lead Mandy Henk and I were lucky enough to both attend the Creative Commons Global Summit in Toronto at the end of April (after which I went exploring Canada for a few weeks, which is why this blog post is a bit late). It was the first time either of...

Welcoming Rachel Hamilton-Williams to our Advisory Panel
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Welcoming Rachel Hamilton-Williams to our Advisory Panel

27 April 201727 April 2017

We’re really pleased to welcome Rachel Hamilton-Williams to the Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand Advisory Panel. Rachel started Katipo Communications Ltd in 1995. Among their best-known products is Koha, an open source library management system which has had significant NZ and international adoption. Rachel has wide experience in the tech sector, building working relationships with...