Vicky Holloway is a web designer, animator and illustrator based in Wellington, New Zealand. Some of Vicky’s work is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial No Derivatives licence. Vicky first became aware of Creative Commons in 2005, though it wasn’t until she joined a collaborative art project in 2009 that she seriously [...]
In this public lecture, Professor Peter Lee from UC Davis will discuss ways to enhance access to inventions produced or funded by public institutions, producing what he calls a “technological commons.” Hosted by Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law and the Royal Society of New Zealand, the lecture will “challenge the traditional, market-based nature of [...]
Creative Commons Nethui Meetup: Open Culture and Heritage. TUESDAY 9 July 2013, 6pm-7.15pm at NetHui 2013, Room TBC, Wellington Town Hall Across the world, museums, galleries, archives, libraries and broadcasters—from the Rijksmuseum in The Netherlands to ABC Australia—are using Creative Commons licences and clear ‘no known copyright’ statements to open their collections for greater public [...]
Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is proud to announce the winners of the first showcase of Mix & Mash 2013, New Zealand’s great remix competition! The open award has been won by Sadaf Lourie, Riccardo Scott, Jarred Bishop and Alex Gibson for ‘What Happened?’, an interactive children’s story. Our judges commended ‘What Happened?’ for its [...]
As many of you may know, Penny Carnaby has Chaired the Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand Advisory Panel since its inception in August 2010. After nearly three years at the helm of the CCANZ Panel, Penny recently decided to step down as Chair. Penny has been—and continues to be—a tireless champion of open access and [...]
WikiHouse is an ambitious global open hardware project that aims to “allow anyone to design, download and ‘print’ CNC-milled houses and components, which can be assembled with minimal formal skill or training.” New Zealand’s WikiHouse Lab was formed by Martin Luff and Danny Squires, who discovered the idea after the second Canterbury earthquake in February 2011. [...]
Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand and its affiliate host, the Royal Society of New Zealand, invite expressions of interest from individuals for placement on the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We are specifically interested in hearing from those with experience or involvement in the cultural and creative industries. The purpose of the Panel is to provide guidance [...]
In June 2012, Youtube user ‘gloveandboots’ released ‘The Vertical Video Syndrome – A PSA,’ a video poking fun at film-makers who hold their camera-phone vertically. Common across Youtube, videos shot vertically have two black bands of empty space framing the video, as you can see the screenshot, below. The Vertical Video Syndrome quickly went viral, [...]
Meena Kadri is a Wellington-based photographer, designer and Community Manager for OpenIDEO, a collaborative innovation and design platform. A long-time user of Flickr (under the name Meanest Indian), Meena releases many of her photos under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivatives licence. Her CC-licensed images have appeared in a variety of newspapers, magazines, blogs and books, [...]
[This is the response from Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand to NZ On Air's discussion paper "NZ On Air: Online Rights and Public Access" (PDF). You can download the submission in .doc, .odt and .pdf. You can read all the submissions by following the link contained in this media release from NZ On Air.] Response [...]
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