Welcome to the website of the Copyright Council of New Zealand.
The aim of this website is to provide clear, comprehensive and user-friendly copyright information for all New Zealanders, including copyright creators, owners and consumers.
A word of caution. This website provides general information about copyright. Although we strive to provide accurate and comprehensive information, the Copyright Council of New Zealand does not provide legal advice. If you require detailed information or need to know how the law applies in a particular situation, please seek advice from a lawyer.
"The Copyright Council of New Zealand aims to enhance the knowledge and understanding of copyright among New Zealand creators, copyright owners, users and the general public."
The Copyright Council of New Zealand was incorporated in 1983 as a non-profit society to provide copyright and cultural based industries with a range of services including an interface with Government. It currently has 22 members representing a wide spectrum of copyright creators and owners.