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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...

Sign up for the Creative Commons 2015 Road Trip
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Sign up for the Creative Commons 2015 Road Trip

18 December 201418 December 2014

In March 2015, we’re holding (at least) 18 events across the country, focusing on schools and GLAM (that’s galleries, libraries, archives and museums). These events will be a chance to discuss how Creative Commons is being used across New Zealand’s school and GLAM sectors. Our schools and GLAM organisations make and look after an extraordinary amount...

Towards an Indigenous Knowledge Notice
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Towards an Indigenous Knowledge Notice

19 June 201419 June 2014

What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand (CCANZ) is the kaitiaki of the Creative Commons (CC) licences in Aotearoa New Zealand. We provide free legal tools that help people release their works for others to share and reuse, in order to grow the commons, that store of works freely available to access and...

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The Unintended Benefits of Libre Licensing

7 May 20147 May 2014

Daniel Strypey Bruce [This is a piece from a member the Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ community., and is licensed CC-BY-SA. If you want to write for us, please email matt@creativecommons.org.nz.] When Land Information New Zealand officials, prompted by the support in NZGOAL for free culture CC licenses, started liberating the publicly-funded map data they hold...

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NZ On Screen and Audio Culture

4 February 20144 February 2014

By Hannah Mettner In 2009, we published a quick case study of NZ On Screen, which was then only two years old. With the launch of its sister site, Audio Culture, in 2013, we thought we’d take the opportunity to revisit both projects. Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ intern Hannah Mettner sat down with NZ On...

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7 Ways to Find Creative Commons Music

25 July 201325 July 2013

There are millions of songs out there under a Creative Commons licence. But how can you find them? Happily, we’ve compiled a list of the top seven ways to find Creative Commons licensed and public domain music online. Let us know if we’ve missed anything! And if you’re looking to find images or video check...

Vicky Holloway
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Vicky Holloway

18 June 201318 June 2013

Vicky Holloway is a web designer, animator and illustrator based in Wellington, New Zealand. Some of Vicky’s work is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial No Derivatives licence. Vicky first became aware of Creative Commons in 2005, though it wasn’t until she joined a collaborative art project in 2009 that she seriously...

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Nethui 2013: Open Culture and Heritage

7 June 20137 June 2013

Creative Commons Nethui Meetup: Open Culture and Heritage. TUESDAY 9 July 2013, 6pm-7.15pm at NetHui 2013, Room: Square Affair 2, Wellington Town Hall Across the world, museums, galleries, archives, libraries and broadcasters—from the Rijksmuseum in The Netherlands to ABC Australia—are using Creative Commons licences and clear ‘no known copyright’ statements to open their collections for...

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Want to Join the CCANZ Panel?

27 May 201327 May 2013

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand and its affiliate host, the Royal Society of New Zealand, invite expressions of interest from individuals for placement on the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We are specifically interested in hearing from those with experience or involvement in the cultural and creative industries. The purpose of the Panel is to provide guidance...

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