Ngā here a te ture
Information on common legal issues for museums and galleries.
What taxes do non-profit organisations have to pay? See the Inland Revenue (IR) website.
What are intellectual property rights? Find out at the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) website.
Copyright for museums and galleries
What is protected by copyright? When do you need permission to use copyright material? How do you find the copyright owner? This guide, from National Services Te Paerangi, introduces you to some things to bear in mind when working in a complex field.
Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand
‘Share, remix, reuse – legally’ – this website explains how Creative Commons licences help people share their copyright works for reuse by others.
Protected Objects Act
What restrictions are there on the sale and export of protected New Zealand objects? See the Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH) website.