Rights and Usage Resources

Copyright Status Flowcharts

DigitalNZ is developing a series of workflow tools for establishing copyright status. The first of these is a flowchart to determine the New Zealand copyright status of photographs.

Photographs - NZ copyright status flowchart (PDF/212 KB)

New Zealand Copyright legislation

New Zealand Copyright Act 1994, updated and consolidated - New Zealand Legislation website, Parliamentary Counsel Office

New Zealand Copyright Act 1962 historical and post 1987 unconsolidated amendments - The Knowledge Basket

New Zealand Copyright Act 1913 UNESCO 1949 transcription - UNESCO

Copyright information resources

Protection of intellectual property - Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand

Copyright Protection in New Zealand - Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand - the New Zealand Creative Commons website for free copyright licences

Te Mana Taumaru Mātauranga: Intellectual Property Guide for Māori Organisations and Communities - Ministry of Economic Development