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Wiki New Zealand

25 February 201325 February 2013

Lillian Grace, founder of Wiki New Zealand, wants New Zealanders to make informed decisions. To this end, Lillian and others have uploaded a bunch of graphs and thematic maps based on public data to wikinewzealand.org, a new collaborative website. While some of the data is used with permission, all of the content by Wiki New...

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7 Ways to Find Creative Commons Images

20 September 201220 September 2012

While there are dozens of search engines and repositories for Creative Commons content, Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand has a few favourites. This is what we use for our blog posts, slide shows and educational resources.  Flickr This is an obvious and popular choice: Flickr is a massive store of openly licensed photos from around...

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Understand (and teach!) Creative Commons

30 July 201230 July 2012

In my experience, many teachers–and most students–would rather not think about copyright. In this respect, they resemble just about every other person on the planet. Copyright is an undeniably thorny topic, full of arcane details and legal minutiae: most of us would, understandably, rather not spend our time studying the fine print of the Copyright...

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New search tool

9 January 20129 January 2012

The Creative Commons Korea project has released an attractive new content search tool – making it easy to source Creative Commons licensed materials. The “Let’s CC” website brings you relevant results from pools such as Flickr, Foopedia, Clipart, Freesound, Slideshare and more. Simply type in a search term and filter for how many freedoms the...

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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...

Creative Commons Kiwi
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Creative Commons Kiwi

5 July 20115 July 2011

We’ve created a video, just for you, which explains Creative Commons for Kiwis.     You can also view and download Creative Commons Kiwi from Vimeo for sharing and remixing. A huge thanks to InternetNZ who have supported us to create this resource. We worked with Mohawk Media to create a New Zealand remix on...

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NZGOAL website goes live

27 June 201127 June 2011

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is the proud custodian of a new beta website guide for those using the New Zealand Government Open Access and Licensing Framework (NZGOAL). We’re pleased to have been able to collaborate with Department of Internal Affairs officials and a member of the CCANZ Legal Panel to bring you this resource...

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Zenbu

22 October 201022 October 2010

For Open Access Week we spoke with Sam Giffney creator of Zenbu, a New Zealand based directory set of geotagged businesses. Sam is an avid follower of free culture, and if you followed the last featured profile of Koordinates it’s handy to know that Zenbu data is freely available under its Creative Commons Attribution licence...

Australia's Mayer and Bettle turn 5
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Australia's Mayer and Bettle turn 5

26 May 201026 May 2010

From Jessica at Creative Commons Australia: This week marks the fifth birthday of ccAustralia’s fabulous animated mascots, Mayer and Bettle. So we thought it was a good time to give them a bit of love. I’m sure you’re all fans, but for those new to CC, Mayer and Bettle are the stars of a 5...