University of Waikato Copyright Information
University staff and students have an obligation to respect and comply with copyright law, and the University has a strong committment to ensuring that copyright laws and licence agreements are complied with. This site serves as a collection point for documents that govern or advise on the use of copyright materials within the University.
Please tell us how you want copyright to change
MBIE are currently seeking feedback on questions raised in an Issues Paper as part of a review of the Copyright Act 1994. We need your input to get meaningful change to New Zealand Copyright.
Use this link to provide the University Copyright Officer with (anonymous) feedback
Alternatively you can email your thoughts and examples of copyright challenges to the University of Waikato Copyright officer Vye Perrone firstname.lastname@example.org, or attend one of the upcoming feedback and discussion sessions
- Monday 18 February 2019 at 11am in Room 2.09 in the Student Centre
- Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 11am in Room 2.23 in the Student Centre
- Thursday 28 February at 2pm in Room 2.23 in the Student Centre
Copyright Guidelines and Questions & Answers
The following documents have been written to help explain Copyright and provide guidelines on the use of copyright material by staff and students of the University of Waikato:
Copyright Licence Agreements
The following documents outline current copyright licence agreements that the University of Waikato has negotiated with copyright licencing agencies:
The following documents are brochures provided by copyright licencing agencies that contain compliance guidelines for the relevant licensing agreement.
New Zealand Copyright Legislation
New Zealand legislation is available at http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/browse.aspx Relevant acts include:
- Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011
- Copyright Act 1994
- Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008
Any queries regarding Copyright should be addressed in the first instance to, Vye Perrone (email email@example.com).