Introduction

Material on this website is protected by Crown copyright unless otherwise indicated. Some of it can be reused without permission, as explained on this page.

Reusing sounds, images and text on this website

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Example: this image is owned by Goodnature, so must not be reused without their permission

With some exceptions, the material on this website is licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0). This means you are free to copy, distribute and adapt the material if you attribute the work to DOC as described below and abide by the other licence terms.

Exceptions include:

  • material indicated to have a specific licence or owner ­– follow the rules of the licence and get express permission from the indicated owner if necessary 
  • logos, emblems and trademarks – get express permission using the details below
  • design elements – get express permission using the details below.

How to attribute DOC

Use text, not a logo, to attribute the material. Link to the source page if possible. Use the appropriate format from below:

If you don't change the material or put it in a collection:

"Source: Department of Conservation and licensed by [name of your agency] for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/"

If you adapt the material in any way or include it in a collection:

"This work is [based on/includes] the Department of Conservation’s [name of work or data] which [is/are] licensed by [name of your agency] for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/"

or:

"This [work/product/application/etc] uses data sourced from the Department of Conservation which are licensed by [name of your agency] for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/"

or:

"This [work/product/application/etc] uses data sourced from the Department of Conservation."

How to find header image information

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Click the camera icon on a header image to see its caption, credit and licence

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An image labelled "DOC", suitable for reuse

Logos and emblems

Neither the Department of Conservation emblem nor the New Zealand Government logo may be used in any way which infringes any provision of the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 or would infringe such provision if the relevant use occurred within New Zealand.

Request permission or information

High-resolution images

We will not provide high-resolution copies of images used on this website for print or other use.

Contact us

Email: copyright@doc.govt.nz

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