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Do NZ books get registered at the American Copyright registery office or is there a NZ office to register copyright?

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Solicitor: Chris The Lawyer, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Under New Zealand law and the Copyright Act you do not need to register a book to claim copyright. If you are the author the copyright applies automatically, although many choose to insert a statement in the publication asserting the copyright. But you don't need to take any official steps to claim copyright.

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