New Zealand Copyright|
Pursuant to the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994, copyright for prints and originating images is automatically owned by the author. Registration is not required.
In New Zealand, under the Copyright Act 1994, copyright comes into existence automatically when any original literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, sound recording, film, broadcast, cable programme and published edition, is put into material form e.g. manuscript, audio/video recording. No registration is necessary (or even possible), nor is any other formality required for securing copyright protection.
Copyright in artistic works continues for 50 years after the end of the calendar year in which the author died.
A publisher's copyright in the typography of a published edition lasts for 25 years from the end of the calendar year in which the work was first published.
Copyright of all photographs on this site is held by KeenKiwi Enterprises Ltd; and with Greg Keen. All requests to use these photographs should be sent to KeenKiwi.
Please contact us if you'd like prints of any of the photos - we can post prints or provide high resolution images that you can have printed yourself.
Generally, free use of photographs will be granted for personal, educational or non-commercial activities, provided KeenKiwi Photography is credited.
Fees will be payable for use of photographs in commercial or promotional activities. For use of photographs, the image(s) used should be credited to the photographer. A copy of any material in which the photograph(s) appear must be sent to the photographer upon completion. For use on the Internet the URL must be provided.
High resolution digital images of the photograph(s) you wish to license will be provided for the fee. A license agreement will be issued (or your licence agreement signed) upon receipt of payment (if requested).
Clendon Feeney Guide - Photography Law in NZ.
New Zealand Copyright Council
A brief intro to copyright - by Brad Templeton
The Copyright Website - by Benedict O' Mahoney
Copyright Primer - by Michael Grecco