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 [...]
Late last year, we ran a crowd-funding campaign to pay two interns to come in and make some new resources. Over thirty people from around the world chipped in, giving us a total of $2765! All that generosity didn’t go unrewarded: We sent out posters, DVDs, remix guides and–by far the most popular reward–our playlist [...]
Dan Untitled is the stage name of Dr Dan James, a performer, curator, Open Source Film supporter and trustee of the Creative Freedom Foundation. He is also the co-host of Radio Active’s Messed Up, New Zealand’s longest running mashup show, and a member of the Bootie NZ mashup crew. Dan holds a PhD in Fine [...]
On Saturday April 27, I’ll be at Te Papa for the Makertorium. I’ll be talking about Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ to some of the estimated ten thousand visitors, chatting with Helen Baxter on Makertorium TV–and briefly abandoning my post to check out the 3D Petting Zoo. If you’re in Wellington, this will be a chance [...]
In February of this year, Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ gave its support to an exciting new initiative: The NZAU Open Research conference. Over two days, the conference discussed the possibilities–and practicalities–of opening up Australasian research, including the use of open licensing to enable research to be shared and reused beyond the (mostly) closed academic system. [...]
We’re extremely excited to announce our new partnership with InternetNZ, an organisation that protects and promotes the Internet in New Zealand. As many of you know, InternetNZ are established supporters of Creative Commons licensing. For two years now, they’ve hosted Creative Commons meetups at their regular Nethui conferences; they also funded our popular Creative Commons [...]
In 2010, Jem Yoshioka decided to enter Mix & Mash, then a new initiative from DigitalNZ and the National Library of New Zealand. Reusing Katherine Mansfield’s poem ‘An Opal Dream Cave,’ Jem produced a short comic of the same name. With this entry, Jem won the Creative Commons category of Mix & Mash. As Jem [...]
The Waikato Independent is an online newspaper produced by journalism students at the Waikato Institute of Technology. All stories published on the site are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 3.0 Unported Licence. The Waikato Independent is edited by Charles Riddle, Lecturer in the School of Media Arts. As Charles explains, [...]
Read this piece, published last year in the Education Gazette, for a brief introduction to the concept of Creative Commons policies for schools. What is a Creative Commons Policy? A Creative Commons policy enables all teachers within a school to share their teaching resources under a Creative Commons Attribution licence. This means that they can [...]
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