About the content
There are some fantastic content resources to help you with your remixes. Some artists have even released new material for the competition!
Our Free to Remix educators’ guide provides great advice about how to get started remixing content. It includes information and support about finding openly licensed New Zealand content. We really encourage you to check it out even if you aren’t a teacher!
Remember for all creative remix entries (Photo Remix, Infographic, Digital Story, Open Remix, and Literature Remix):
- You must use at least one piece of New Zealand digital content.
- You must have the rights and permission to use all content in your entry. Remember to always check the usage rights on the content owners’ sites.
- You need provide to the details of all content that you use when you submit your entry.
- Please make sure you read and understand the full competition rules.
New content released in time for Mix and Mash
Radio New Zealand - Martin Jetpack Interview
Radio New Zealand has released this interview with Richard Lauder, CEO of Martin Aircraft, makers of the Martin Jetpack, especially for Mix and Mash NZ 2011.
Creative Commons Kiwi is a clever video that explains Creative Commons for Kiwis. Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand have released him into the wild under a CC BY licence. You can now download Creative Commons Kiwi from Vimeo for sharing and remixing so it's up to you to remix him in ways that help explain Creative Commons to your colleagues, students and online friends.
A digital storytelling project by Anne Galloway and Samantha Carew.
Two short videos were developed for a general audience and present a brief cultural history of New Zealand merino. Design Culture Lab would love to see their digital story remixed and retold from different perspectives and in different styles. Visit Design Culture Lab for more information and access to the content.
DigitalNZ provides searchable access to more than 300,000 modifiable NZ images from over 130 different New Zealand content partners. You can browse by Usage Rights (see the Usage Rights search filters on the right hand side of your results) to identify content that you may be able to reuse. Do double check the rights information on the content owner’s site before you use the content.
You can also browse remixable images from DigitalNZ using the NZ Picture Show, developed using DigitalNZ’s API.
The National Library of New Zealand has made many sets of images available through The Commons on Flickr with a "no known copyright restrictions" license. You may use these images as you choose. The Library requests that if possible you attribute the source.
Other content sources
Other places you might find New Zealand Creative Commons, public domain, no known copyright, or openly licensed content include: