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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...

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...

Tohatoha joins workshop on enabling open government to thrive
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Tohatoha joins workshop on enabling open government to thrive

13 June 201813 June 2018

On the 21st May, 2018, the States Services Commission (SSC) organised the first of three Open Government Partnership (OPG) workshops. The aim was to gather a diverse range of opinions to identify the key challenges that could be addressed through New Zealand’s third national action plan for Open Government. SSC Comissioner Lewis Holden began the...

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...

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