Copyright for Authors

Copyright for Publishers

Authors & Publishers

Authors and publishers own the copyright of published material. Copyright Licensing New Zealand will help you copy and share extracts of their work.

  • Working for you

    Working for you

    Every day people make copies of printed material for a number of reasons: education, research, information and business. Often they do so without approval of the owner of the works being copied.
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  • Paying Rightsholders

    Paying Rightsholders

    Before we can distribute funds to Rightsholders, we first need to know what has been copied.
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  • The claim process

    The claim process

    We’re focused on helping owners of creative content earn a living from their work. At different times of the year, we distribute funds collected from licensing fees to Rightsholders.
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  • Supporting the creative industry

    Supporting the creative industry

    Good New Zealand books and their authors are close to our heart and we’re out to declare our unreserved love.
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  • Who we work with

    Who we work with

    Copyright Licensing New Zealand is the sole, recognised Reproduction Rights Organisation (RRO) in New Zealand for text-based copyright material and a member of the global body, the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO).
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  • Resources


    We have created these useful guides to explain the ins and outs of our various copyright licences.
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For in-depth answers for all your questions, visit our Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base

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