Welcome to the Domain Name Commission and .nz

We regulate the .nz domain name space – helping individuals with their .nz online presence.

We want people, businesses and communities to have a trusted and distinctively New Zealand online presence.

Our Services:

  • authorising service providers to sell .nz domain names
  • monitoring the health & competitiveness of the .nz market
  • ensuring .nz policy compliance for domain name service providers and domain name users
  • handling any enquiries relating to .nz domain names
  • administering an independent Dispute Resolution Service

Want to know more?

You may have a question about the registration and management of a .nz domain name. You may have a domain name provider related enquiry, or perhaps you just want to learn more about how the .nz domain name space works. 

    We can help with your .nz enquiries. Check out our FAQ section, or any of the menu items above – if you need further assistance, you can email the team on info@dnc.org.nz  or call us free 0800 101 151

    Domain Name Commissioner's response to Christchurch terrorist attacks

    We are deeply saddened by the terrorist attacks in Christchurch on March 15, 2019. Our thoughts are with all those impacted. The DNCL is responding to these events in a number of ways. The Commissioner outlines details of our response, including how domain name suspensions related to the attacks are being handled.