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Copyright Review

30 June 201730 June 2017

CCANZ is delighted to let everyone know that MBIE have announced an upcoming review of the Copyright Act. The objectives of the review are to: assess how well the Copyright Act 1994 is meeting our objectives for copyright identify any barriers to achieving the objectives and how these affect creators, publishers, distributors, users and consumers...

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CCANZ is searching for a new Public Lead

2 February 20172 February 2017

Great news! Due to funding certainty, we can now look for a new Public Lead to drive our programme through to June 2018. Are you passionate about the Internet, open licensing, open research and access, creativity and the free exchange of knowledge? Do you understand copyright and copyright licensing practice? Do you want to work...

CCANZ May newsletter
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CCANZ May newsletter

6 May 20156 May 2015

Creative Commons news We are delighted to welcome Victoria Leachman and Chris Cormack to the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We held a session at eResearch NZ 2015 about developing Open Educational Resourceson reproducible, open and collaborative science research. Te Papa’s openly licensed Collections Online images are proving hugely popular. Open Education Road Trip The Open Education leg...

April Events: Open Education in Aotearoa
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April Events: Open Education in Aotearoa

13 March 201513 March 2015

Educational resources are becoming increasingly unaffordable: since 1978, textbook prices have risen 812%. According to research from the US Public Interest Research Groups, 65% of students choose not to buy a college textbook because it’s too expensive and 94% report that they suffer academically because of this choice. As a result, more and more educators...

Join The Creative Commons Advisory Panel
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Join The Creative Commons Advisory Panel

9 March 20159 March 2015

Tēnā koutou katoa, Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand invite expressions of interest for placement on the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We are specifically interested in hearing from those with experience or involvement in Māori knowledge groups and those vested in the study of and advocacy for Mātauranga Māori. The purpose of the panel is to provide...

CCANZ February newsletter
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CCANZ February newsletter

3 February 20153 February 2015

Creative Commons news We’ve set out our thinking at CCANZ for 2015. March will see the CC Road Trip setting off around the country: we’ll be making a special announcement with all the details soon. The Otago Uni Anatomy Dept has released patterns for anatomy teaching models under CC. Historical maps of Christchurch now available online (and mostly CC...

CCANZ January newsletter
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CCANZ January newsletter

12 January 201512 January 2015

2014: The Commons in Review Matt McGregor writes for Creative Commons International about NZ’s progress in 2014. The 2015 CCANZ Road Trip Our big news for 2015 is that we’re excited to be bringing Creative Commons events to schools and heritage institutions around the country in March. These talks and workshops will supplement the roll-out of our...

CCANZ December newsletter
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CCANZ December newsletter

4 December 20144 December 2014

Thank you for all your support 2014 has been a big year for Creative Commons Aotearoa, and we couldn’t have done it without your help. Tena rawa atu koe. Creative Commons news Creative Commons Aotearoa is calling for Kiwis to have greater access to our nation’s taonga. To support this, we are creating new toolkits...

CCANZ November newsletter
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CCANZ November newsletter

10 November 201410 November 2014

Creative Commons NZ news The University of Canterbury has instituted mandatory deposit of academic research. Lincoln University has passed a wide-ranging Open Access policy. Kiwi author Thomasin Sleigh has published her novel Ad Lib under CC. Latest from NZCommons There are heaps of new articles over at NZCommons.org.nz! Learn about the Open Government Partnership, CC and the courts, and why Open Access is...