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Building a just and equitable digital world
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Building a just and equitable digital world

19 August 202019 August 2020

Tohatoha pivots its strategic direction for 2020 to focus on digital harms and risks AUCKLAND, 19 August 2020 – New Zealand non-profit Tohatoha announced a bold new strategic direction today, expanding the focus of its programme to prioritise education to prevent the spread of disinformation and misinformation online, build community understanding of the risks and...

Shouting Zeros and Ones
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Shouting Zeros and Ones

18 August 202018 August 2020

by Dr Andrew Chen –  Data flows around the world as computers trade in 0s and 1s, silently making decisions that affect all of us, every day. Meanwhile, we humans shout louder than ever before, spreading news and opinions through social media, polarising society and pitting ourselves against each other. What are the quiet, hidden...

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...

New funding partnership for Tohatoha will help empower Kiwis to ‘create, share and innovate’
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New funding partnership for Tohatoha will help empower Kiwis to ‘create, share and innovate’

3 July 201824 July 2019

Stats NZ funding set to increase educational activity, advocacy and government focused workshops on Creative Commons licensing A new funding partner is empowering not-for-profit organisation Tohatoha – formerly known as Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand – to step up its activities and bring its advocacy for open access and open licensing to more Kiwis than...

Welcoming three new CCANZ Advisory Panel members
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Welcoming three new CCANZ Advisory Panel members

22 November 201622 November 2016

We are delighted to welcome Paula Eskett (Education), Mark Crookston (Government) and Jonathan Ball (Community) to the Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand Advisory Panel. Paula is a Knowledge Curator at CORE Education. She is passionate about open education and has completed Creative Commons’ international Institute of Open Leadership programme. Mark is the Principal Advisor, Government Information...

New video about CC for Kiwi teachers
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New video about CC for Kiwi teachers

7 December 20157 December 2015

We’re proud to have just published a new video, with the help of the talented folks at Mohawk Media: CC Pukeko, explaining Creative Commons for Kiwi teachers.   CC Pukeko from CreativeCommons AotearoaNZ on Vimeo.

Help Make Open Educational Resources for Kiwi Teachers
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Help Make Open Educational Resources for Kiwi Teachers

15 September 201515 September 2015

Next year, we’re going to help organise a series of Open Educational Resources Sprints. A OER sprint – known as a hack weekend in the technology community – is where a group of enthusiastic volunteers get together to make new open educational resources in a short period of time (that’s the ‘sprint’ part). The resources...

CC Clinics for Schools
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CC Clinics for Schools

25 May 201525 May 2015

To make it easier for teachers, librarians and school leaders to get in touch, we’re piloting a new project: Creative Commons Clinics for Schools. We’re holding weekly Google Hangouts for those working in the schools sector who are keen to discuss and learn more about copyright and CC. Because Google Hangouts are limited to ten...

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