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Creative Commons Meetup: Open Research and OER in Tertiary

1 May 20121 May 2012

THURSDAY 12 July 2012, 6pm-7pm at NetHui 2012, SkyCity Convention Centre The drive for ‘open’ in tertiary education—be it ‘open education,’ ‘open research’ or ‘open access’—is quickly gaining steam. In May, the academic senate of the University of California San Francisco joined Harvard and MIT to announce that all current and future research would be...

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2011 Creative Commons Global Summit

15 August 201115 August 2011

Registration is now open for the 2011 Creative Commons Global Summit in Warsaw, Poland, 16-18 September. The Conference From Creative Commons … For three days in September 2011, the Creative Commons Global Summit will bring together the CC community in Warsaw, Poland, to engage strategically on the future of our shared commons, to renew and...

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People in Your Neighbourhood 2011

16 June 201116 June 2011

Following on from their successful 2009 and 2010 experiences, the British Council New Zealand is in full swing with People in Your Neighbourhood 2011. Once again they are releasing some dynamic new music under Creative Commons licences and exploring ways of finding common ground by collaborating through art and performance. The PIYN project involves aspiring...

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36 monthly albums & more new music under Creative Commons

3 May 20113 May 2011

  Did you attend New Zealand’s Webstock 2011 Conference or catch an Amanda Palmer gig in February? Read this great post from Creative Commons about what has been happening in the area of Creative Commons licensed music, including Palmer’s new project. The following piece by Jane Park is re-posted here from the Creative Commons blog...

Introducing the world's first wikimusical
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Introducing the world's first wikimusical

21 March 201121 March 2011

The world’s first wikimusical project Xerxes’ Atlas based in Auckland will use Creative Commons licences to achieve a highly collaborative musical feat. The production team have now announced they’re ready for contributors from theatre lovers around the globe. The story is based on biblical/Jewish tale and follows Esther in the ancient Persia. After finding herself...

Charisma by Disasteradio is out under CC
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Charisma by Disasteradio is out under CC

15 October 201015 October 2010

Our favourite Kiwi synth master Luke Rowell of Disasteradio has released a new full length album today under a “pay what you like” system complete with its own Creative Commons licence. Charisma is an eleven track work available for download here on bandcamp. Even though you’re able to obtain the album for free, the option...

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Music history with Flying Nun

23 March 201023 March 2010

 The early Flying Nun music videos were as raw and uncompromising as the songs they accompanied. Think Len Lye and Don van Vliet, not David Fincher nor Bruce Weber. Many were made with next to no budget. This selection by Shepherd himself documents a taster menu from a great wee record label’s cellars. (Hansen) The...

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Luke Rowell DISASTERADIO

10 March 201010 March 2010

Luke Rowell, the man behind Disasteradio. Five albums released between 2002 and 2005 are licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike and can be downloaded from his website or the Internet Archives. Tell us a bit about what you do. I’m an independent musician making synthesizer dance/pop music with a fun, referential edge. I ‘grew up’...

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NZ on Screen

3 June 20093 June 2009

NZ On Screen is an NZ On Air initiative that commenced in 2007. As NZ On Air has funded over 15,000 hours of local television production, NZ On Screen has become an integral part of its digital strategy delivering much of this content, previously not easily accessible, to the public. The majority of NZ On...

Mukuna Ltd.
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Mukuna Ltd.

10 December 200810 December 2008

The Mukuna Gig Guide is a service that helps bands, venues, promoters and punters find each other on the Auckland and Wellington events calendar, and uses Creative Commons to release event information online. “Mukuna’s aim is to provide accurate and informative music event listings, with as little bias as possible,” says co-founder Jeff Root. “We...