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Image:TeAroha1881.jpgEdit

Hi, is there an exact source on the library's website for this image? I can't find it.

It seems pretty important to me to get the response to this right. We certainly don't want to upset libraries after all. But I don't know if we can comply with their wishes that permission be obtained to use a PD image. That doesn't seem right.

So I suggest you forward their email to The Board and ask them for guidance. If it is overkill they will probably forward the message to OTRS and someone there will figure out a response. And just say to the library that you've passed their request onto the Wikimedia Foundation board and you hope to hear from them soon. how does that sound? pfctdayelise (translate?) 07:08, 19 July 2006 (UTC)

If you don't get any response within a week or two, please let me know and I'll try and push a bit harder, because I think it's an important question. So if you do get a response, please let me know, too. :) cheers pfctdayelise (translate?) 02:05, 20 July 2006 (UTC)
Will do. I agree - its very important - they have all sorts of good pix that would make excellent additions to NZ and Pacific articles. And I deliberately asked them for permission to use old ones - they agreed to all 16 that I asked for, but they seem to be a tad OTT - I mean the pix are on their Timeframes website anyway (see my contribs for the others so far, I havent uploaded the whole 16 yet). If you felt like emailing the board yourself anyway... Kahuroa 07:29, 20 July 2006 (UTC)
I emailed the Board. If I don't get back to you within a couple of weeks, remind me again and I'll make some more public pleas for assistance. pfctdayelise (translate?) 13:11, 13 August 2006 (UTC)

WelcomeEdit

Welcome Kahuroa, I'm Prevert from gl.wp and mi.wp, if you need help in the Commons you may leave a message in my talk page. Greetings. --Prevert(talk) 10:23, 19 July 2006 (UTC)

Image:TaputapuateaMarae04.jpgEdit

Licensing of this photo says you are the author and licence this photo under GFDL and Creative Commons licenses. Flickr page says author of this photo is borealis63 and it has all rights reserved. How can you explain this? --Derbeth talk 08:22, 18 September 2006 (UTC)

I sought and obtained the permission of Borealis63 to use photos of Taputapuātea marae. Here is the email (Flickr mail, I use the same account name Kahuroa there.

Flickr Email from Borealis63 to Kahuroa, 17 Sep '06, 9.40pm PDT: From: borealis63 Subject: Re: Little Man at Taputapuatea Dear Kahuroa,

My husband, Matthew, actually took this photo but I'm sure he wouldn't mind. New Zealand is close to his heart. Ever since he had the pleasure of visiting your country during the 2000 Olympics and had an amazing time. He hopes to revisit with me, of course!

I've been intrigued by the Polynesian culture, especially how it relates to my own Filipino culture. I felt quite at home in Tahiti. Actually within a couple of days, locals were speaking to me in French or Tahitian. It helped that my tall stature is closer to the Tahitian people than the petite Filipinas.

BTW, I'm going to post a couple more photos from the same marae grounds, which you may use as well, if interested.

Sincerely, Borealis (aka Aurora)


I selected licence type CC2.0 - that is where the self bit came from. What should I have used - I told Borealis I would use a CC licence. Kahuroa 04:47, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

I changed the information about this image a bit. Are you sure that its author explicitly allowed free use of this photo knowing the consequences? --Derbeth talk 07:11, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
CC-BY-SA is also a good choice. --Derbeth talk 11:19, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


Several of your other recent uploads from Flickr pages also appear to be either "All rights reserved" or use the non-commercial version of Creative Commons (examples: Image:WharenuiRotorua.jpg, Image:RotowhiuView.jpg, Image:CarvingTePuia.jpg). Do you have simliar emails from those authors? If so the licensing sections should be similarly changed I would think. According to Commons:Licensing and Commons:OTRS, a specific email template should be used, the reply should be mailed or forwarded to a permissions mailbox for archival, and possibly the resulting permission should probably be linked to from the image page.... it seems like it would be best to have the email text archived somewhere better than this talk page. Apologies if this has already been done ;-) Carl Lindberg 16:21, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Ooops I didn't know about the email template. Makes total sense. Will sort it out. Cheers Kahuroa 18:53, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Any photos from Oahu?Edit

I noticed you are heavy into polynesian subjects. I live on Oahu and have transfered some images from early Hawaiian art. If you have particular interest in particular kinds of images, I can prioritize my work better in photos I take locally. One really cool collection is at the Bishop Museum. They have a lot of stuff on display. Anyhow- let me know. -Mak 06:49, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Re Alexander Turnbull LibraryEdit

Hey. I am really, really sorry I have been so slack and not done anything about this. I am emailing foundation-l as we speak. I'm not sure how much good it will do, because they're really not keen on giving advice from on high, and everyone's wrapped up in the board elections. But we will see.

OK actually.. I'm going to write to a private mailing list of OTRS volunteers. They're a bunch of people who regularly deal with public enquiries so maybe they will have some idea about how to handle this. If no response there I will fwd it to foundation-l.

And I can't think of a better tag that will suit it, because all our tags suppose a certain level of freedom which is rather above what they'd like to allow. :/ --pfctdayelise (说什么?) 12:03, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Excellent. I had a good response, finally. Now it's out of our hands yay! :) --pfctdayelise (说什么?) 01:55, 21 September 2006 (UTC)
Well done. Kahuroa 05:06, 21 September 2006 (UTC)
Hm. It sounds like they were rather terse to you. There was a good discussion about it, which well and truly convinced me. I think the Wikimedia position, more or less, is that these big institutions are being deliberately misleading about the status of such images, and even though they may be wellmeaning, such restrictions make free information less free and therefore should not be conceded. Reply to the email you got if you want more clarification (since I'm not sure who exactly sent it). pfctdayelise (说什么?) 12:58, 30 September 2006 (UTC)
Cheers. Yeah it was a bit terse, and it would have been nice to have the whole story, but if its good enough for you. Kahuroa 23:09, 1 October 2006 (UTC)

your questionEdit

Hello, you asked "why have you deleted Category:Araucariaceae from my photos?" Answer: Take, for example, Image:Agathis robusta2.JPG. Your photo is now part of the article Agathis robusta, together with other fine photos. You can see this on your photo page down near the bottom where there is "Links" and "The following pages link to this file:". Now, the article Agathis robusta has the category:Araucariaceae, so your photo is still in this category. Explanation: we have to clean up family categories from time to time, and put all the images into species articles. Although it is not said in the documentation, the plant and animal categories differ in the handling somewhat from other parts of Commons. Hope this helps. Greetings. -- Ayacop 06:27, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

Image:PohutukawaFlowers01.jpgEdit

Congratulations, you have uploaded first image in 2007 on commons – Happy New Year :) -- odder 00:02, 1 January 2007 (UTC)

Image:AraucariaHeterophyllaAK.jpgEdit

Is this a picture of one tree or two? If it's one, that's a very odd shape for a tree to grow in! Drumguy8800 03:38, 11 January 2007 (UTC)

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KawakawaEdit

Hi, thanks for correcting the common-name link to the disambiguated wikipage for the tree, but I changed the english displayed link name back to Pepper tree so that the page will be found when searching for Macropiper, Pepper tree or Kawakawa. You also may be able to sort out the interwiki link to the mi.wikipedia page that I previously added, there isn't actually a page by that name yet, and I don't have any way of checking whether it's there by another name. :-) --Tony Wills 04:43, 12 March 2007 (UTC)

I must be showing my age, but it has always been the Pepper Tree, there is no reason two different trees can't have the same common name (isn't there some distinction made, one called a Pepper Tree and the other Pepper plantPepperwood?). I agree that NZ is tending to adopt Maori names and sometimes even trying to pronounce them properly!. Should the Maori pronunciation of Kawakawa have any inflections marked? --Tony Wills 23:30, 12 March 2007 (UTC)
Never heard it called Pepper tree - only the Pseudowinteras! No need for inflections - all the vowels are short. Added interwiki Māori too Kahuroa 23:36, 12 March 2007 (UTC)
I agree with your latest version, I've found support for my namings - en:Pepper_tree and en:Pseudowintera. Thanks for you help :-) --Tony Wills 23:43, 12 March 2007 (UTC)
Made another slight tweak, hope you approve :-) --Tony Wills 23:57, 12 March 2007 (UTC)
Well if you thought it was just english common names that are a bit variable, I was intrigued to find this article (also on the net in PDF form) [1] - basically kawakawa = kavakava = kava. The theory being that just as the english settlers named similar plants/animals after the home version, so did the first Maori. (first time I've heard this naming before). --Tony Wills 08:37, 14 March 2007 (UTC)
Not news to me the Kawakawa/kava theory - coincidentally I added a note about it on the English Wiki article today - tho its probably incorrect since it must have happened in Polynesia before anyone even thought about going to Aotearoa, since there are Macropiper species in tropical Polynesia that are called Kavakava, which the theory doesn't take into account. That the name also occurs in Samoan (which replaces 'k' with the glottal stop) as 'Ava'ava suggests considerable antiquity, back to proto-Nuclear Polynesian. Which means the Māori didn't coin the name Kawakawa - they were already familiar with the name in the islands. Of course there are a great many NZ plants and animals that are named after similar plants and animals in the tropics. Pōhutukawa prob after hutukava, Barringtonia sp., with similar flowers; Phormium tenax = harakeke which means 'strange pandanus'; P. cookianum = wharariki = little pandanus; and given the considerable tropical element in the NZ flora, a lot of the plants were practically identical anyway. And of course two names for the Breadfruit tree, kuru and pōporo were preserved in old chants Kahuroa 09:52, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

BirdsEdit

I see you have been reasonably active in adding to NZ Birds so you might be interested: I am going to start Commons:WikiProject Birds and are experimenting with using a suggestion from User:Pfctdayelise and have made a template {{Template:WikiProject Birds}}. This is simply to mark images and pages etc that the project has categorised - to avoid having participants duplicating others work. It has the advantage that it doesn't add a category, but rather can be searched for using the ScanCat tool which allows us to select not only images that are tagged with a template, but alternatively, and most importantly, those that have not yet been tagged. eg see [2].

Also a query, on your upload Image:AnthornisMaleFemale.jpg the description says male on left, female on right, isn't this visa-versa (ie male to the forefront) (assuming left/right is from the viewers point of view, not the bird's :-)?? --Tony Wills 20:35, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

ooops how did that happen. Thanks for the ups on the tag, good idea Kahuroa 23:13, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

Talk:PsittacidaeEdit

Looks like he's right and the picture on the original website is mis-labeled so the file here is misnamed and description and category are wrong (I'm just going by what google images shows for these two birds, I'm no expert). I've suggested he has a go at fixing it himself, a good way to get someone else involved :-) --Tony Wills 01:18, 29 March 2007 (UTC)

category:Maori-influenced architectureEdit

Hi again :-). I'm not sure about that category name, I deliberately hadn't actually created a category originally (just linked to a potential category) until a more appropriate category came to mind. What is Maori architecture?, is it only classical Maori architecture?, what about post-european Maori architecture? Not sure whether John Scott[3] considered himself Maori but he did have Maori heritage. Thanks for creating a category just for those images, I hope other images that fit into the same category will eventually be added ... :-). --Tony Wills 05:54, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

You raise interesting points - there will never be an easy way to shoehorn one culture's concepts into another's. I'm sure there are plenty of buildings in NZ that would fit the category. Even the SkyCity casino in Auckland has a rather Māori-inspired foyer. Kahuroa 08:04, 12 April 2007 (UTC)
I'll keep a look out ... if you can suggest any M.i.a. in Wellington (or anything else for that matter) that needs photographing, let me know (I thought of the Pipitea Marae, but that's perhaps contemporary Maori Architecture. Maybe Te Aro Park ... :-) --Tony Wills 08:26, 12 April 2007 (UTC)
Wellington should be rich pickings. Te Papa? The outside courtyard near the marae? Not so much the 'house' in the marae itself (rather bizarre in my book). Maybe some more subtle aspects of the building or of others might be MIA, and possibly more interesting for being subtle rather than in your face. BTW I think the term 'architecture' is wrong for trad Māori buildings. Shoehorning. Kahuroa 10:10, 12 April 2007 (UTC)
I have an inkling of what you mean by shoehorning, you mean the way there is a concept of 'architecture' as something separate from place, society, spiritual connections? I note their is a article en:Maori_architecture that probably could do with some attention :-) --Tony Wills 11:34, 12 April 2007 (UTC)
Architecture and architects are a western concept. Its a different kind of process in practical terms. Kahuroa 11:08, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

Now for something completely different - WetaEdit

I was looking at the en:Weta page and someone has flagged they want a reference for the comment about traditional use of weta carapaces - do you have any knowledge about this? I had a brief look on the web for places to cite but didn't find anything authoritative enough (though I did find an amusing page about sheep eating weta[4] ... perhaps a sequel for the killer sheep film :-) --Tony Wills 11:34, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

I wonder if the boiled weta carapaces was a joke... never come across that. I'll keep an eye out... oh found something, looks like it was probably a joke, it appears to derive from that joke page you found, so I am going to delete it from the article... Kahuroa 11:11, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

Tree PicsEdit

Ok, I'll have a go a finding those trees. There's the Otari Plant museum not far away, so at least they might have labels so I get the right tree :). --Tony Wills 05:01, 23 April 2007 (UTC)

Cheers. Kahuroa 10:19, 23 April 2007 (UTC)
Great to hear you've got most of the pics you wanted. I had a go, but only identified a few on the list. Wellington wind doesn't help when photographing foliage either. I'll keep a look out for those that you mentioned are still required. --Tony Wills 01:50, 15 May 2007 (UTC)
Appreciate that. Thanks for braving the gales anyway... Kahuroa 05:13, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

Image:TecomantheSpeciosa467.jpgEdit

Great photo. I was going to say that it's not a plant that I recognise, then I saw the description on your user page and I see why - probably not very common in Wellington :-). Is the orientation right? Quite striking despite the lack of colours, is this fertilised by moths or bats? (ah, I now see the article suggests bats). The file size is modest for a picture of that resolution - a bit too compressed perhaps, this might be showing up as a 'soft' focus on things like the stamens when viewed at full resolution. Are the flowers yellow or white (or does it vary), and how big are they? --Tony Wills 09:24, 5 June 2007 (UTC)

Thanks! Is the orientation right - yep. The colour is subtle in these plants, varies a little from plant to plant it seems, from creamy white to slightly greenish white - yellow greenish tinge as well - the pix on Tecomanthe speciosa are all more or less accurate tho on second thought I think the very white ones are too white. The length of the flower is slightly less than an index finger - full technical description. It was a slightly compressed photo, so I have uploaded again - see what you think now. My camera is a small point and shoot, and I must admit the soft focus drives me a bit batty, and I have been thinking about getting something better... but whaaat.... the compactness of the camera is great but I do want sharp !!! Kahuroa 10:11, 5 June 2007 (UTC)
  • Yes an improvement. I'll certainly recognise it if I ever come across one in my wanderings :-).
  • I commiserate about the soft focus and see why expert photographers go on about their lenses so much! My camera is also just a standard consumer product, not really good enough for serious photography. The most annoying aspect is its difficulty in focusing on things in low lighting conditions or things with poor contrast, and the auto focus is quite slow, the manual focus just about impossible to use. And try as I might, it's very hard to get really good, sharp images - and even when I think I've got a really good image, not everyone agrees - my wikipedia FP candidate (feel free to vote :-) --Tony Wills 08:46, 9 June 2007 (UTC)
I voted. Another thing about my camera is that its hard to get it to focus exactly where you want it to. Ach, technology. You get great results from your camera. Kahuroa 12:26, 9 June 2007 (UTC)

Giant dog found in Whanganui National parkEdit

While looking for something else I found this [5] ;-) --Tony Wills 10:18, 10 June 2007 (UTC)

re: Alexander Turnbull LibraryEdit

Hi,

I had a look at that discussion on the NZ board. It seems more or less good, except that the issue was discussed within OTRS rather than the Board per-se. However Brad Patrick, our then-legal counsel, and Jimmy Wales, were both aware of the issue and agreed that we (Wikimedia) should only respect copyright claims that are steeped in, you know, law and evidence and stuff. :) That's my summary of that discussion. So it's not that "great, we can tell libraries to go to hell with their fake copyright claims" but more, "we believe that the term of copyright has expired on X item and we respectfully disagree that any further copyright can apply to this item". Something like that.

There's no published summary and there's kinda unlikely to be one, because of the difficulty of making a broadly applicable statement that is actually true. Copyright is painfully difficult and there's many "exceptions" and "what about...?" cases in every country and every situation.

So I would just say that any 2D copy of a 2D document whose copyright has expired according to the relevant copyright laws, is {{PD-old}} and acceptable on Commons. Note the two important weasel clauses:

  • 2D document - coins are not 2D, vases are not 2D, statues are not 2D, etc. basically only paper is 2D more or less.
  1. relevant copyright laws - can be tricky to work out, depending on whether or not the document was ever published, if so in which country, and which country was the author born in, which country did the author live in, was the document a 'work for hire' etc etc etc. But most of these caveats won't affect your old images under discussion I think.

Sorry I can't be more helpful, but IMO the Foundation is really unlikely to ever make any official statement about copyrights given their complexity. However the good news is the Foundation recently hired a new legal counsel. So if you do get any truly curly questions, we have someone official to ask. yay.

cheers --pfctdayelise (说什么?) 06:01, 7 July 2007 (UTC)

MaraeEdit

Responded on my page. Cheers. Ingolfson 12:42, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Re: Flickr upload botEdit

Hi! Your own username is required as written in the instructions: Specify your username and the link to the Flickr image below. I have changed it in the database to your user and your image is now available as Image:Kereru-Kapiti.jpg -- Bryan (talk to me) 17:46, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

Flickr imagesEdit

Hi. As a result of your request at Commons talk:Flickr images/reviewers, I have added you to the reviewers list. Please see the instructions at Commons:Flickr images/reviewers and add {{user trusted}} to your userpage. You can ask me if you need any help. Cheers, giggy (:O) 01:39, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

Thank you! Kahuroa 02:03, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

Hello Kahuroa,

Please forward your email address and reply to Hollmarsh1@aol.com.

I found your photo at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:TahuhuNgatiAwa.jpg while doing photo research for a textbook publisher on a project. I thought your image might be appropriate for inclusion in a literature curriculum.

I am specifically seeking to confirm that you are the copyright holder of the image and that you have released the image into the public domain.

I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.

Thank you,

Holly Marshall Photo Researcher Washington, D.C.

Email: Hollmarsh1@aol.com

Image:Pt_winstonpeters_ent-lead_200x283.jpgEdit

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Barrylb (talk) 10:12, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

Vaaaaaaaaaguely remember uploading that. No objections, we're better off without stuff with unclear licences. Guess it seemed as if it was free at the time? Kahuroa (talk) 01:53, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

Do you know?Edit

Gidday Kahura, may be you can help me: I would like to know where this picture was taken. The uploading user does not know anymore. We do neither know which side of the hill it shows, nor from which state highway it was taken. Can you guess? Thanks, --Sarang (talk) 09:31, 20 May 2009 (UTC)

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Hello, Kahuroa!

Tip: Add categories to your images

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NZ location maps mass deletionEdit

Hi Kahuroa, New Zealand location map files that you uploaded have been listed at Commons:Deletion requests. The discussion is at Commons:Deletion_requests/2010/04/01#NZ_location_maps. The files are:

Benchill (talk) 07:34, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

no problem Kahuroa (talk) 20:24, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

Withdrawing a DREdit

For future reference, any user can close a Symbol keep vote.svg Keep {{delete}} if it's appropriate. You add {{delh}} at the very top, a comment and then {{delf}} at the very bottom, add {{kept}} to the article's talk page and remove the {{delete}} tag from the article itself.       Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 13:07, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

Used your photo of Tecomanthe speciosa in our bookEdit

Dear Kahuroa, We have been producing a book on endangered plants for which we also needed a photo of Tecomanthe speciosa. On The Wikimedia website we found one of yours. Meanwhile the catalogue is ready and we are happy to have been able to use your photo in it. To express our thanks, we would really like to send you a copy. Could you therefor email us the post address to which we can send it? Thanks again, and kind regards, Yolente Verbeek Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam The Netherlands info@dehortus.nl Dept. of Collections Management

replied via email Kahuroa (talk) 00:56, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

File:Poi dance.jpgEdit

Sheepskin clothing - ridiculous mistake lol - I promise, you know, what it is? Fabric?! Tyed? Woven? --Kürschner (talk) 11:28, 13 October 2010 (UTC)

I have expanded the description on the file. The women's jackets are unusual, but the rest of the clothing is definitely traditional Kahuroa (talk) 22:58, 13 October 2010 (UTC)
Great! Thank you!--Kürschner (talk) 06:37, 27 October 2010 (UTC)

File:MiTeTaiPoutini.pngEdit

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Hedyscepe canterburyanaEdit

I am interested in buying some fresh seeds of Hedyscepe canterburyana,took a long time and trying to find but no lucky.

Cand you help me please?.

All the best for you.

Suggest you write to South Pacific Palms, Kerikeri, New Zealand [6], or Dick Endt at Landsendt gardens [7], in Auckland, New Zealand. They may be able to help you. Kahuroa (talk) 09:13, 5 July 2011 (UTC)

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File:Dannevirke welcome sign.jpgEdit

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