News

An archive of our news, with the most recent items appearing first. These include .nz policy and consultation announcements, newsletters and media releases.

27 Mar 2017

The March 2017 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of February 28, 2017.

The March 2017 .nz newsletter is available here

17 Mar 2017

In February 2017, the DNCL Board met and reviewed the 181 submissions received for the consultation on the proposed changes to the .nz Conflicted Name Process.

14 Mar 2017
The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 23 February 2017 are available:
28 Feb 2017

The February 2017 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of January 31, 2017.

26 Jan 2017
The January 2017 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of December 31, 2016.
23 Dec 2016
The December 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of November 30, 2016.
22 Dec 2016

The DNCL Board met in mid-December 2016 and gratefully acknowledged the 24 submissions received in the fourth WHOIS consultation.

22 Dec 2016
The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 9 December 2016 are available:
29 Nov 2016
The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 25 August 2016 are available:
28 Nov 2016
The November 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of October 31, 2016.
01 Nov 2016

Media release – 1 November 2016

28 Oct 2016
The October 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of September 30, 2016.
29 Sep 2016
The September 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of August 31, 2016.
21 Sep 2016

The minutes of the 25 August 2016 DNCL Board meeting are available: html/pdf

29 Aug 2016
The August 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of July 31, 2016.
27 Jul 2016
The July 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of June 30, 2016.
21 Jul 2016

InternetNZ has today opened a public consultation on a draft policy that sets out the principles, roles and responsibilities in the operation of the .nz ccTLD. The draft policy intends to clearly reflect the status quo for how .nz works. Is it accurate? Could changes help improve it? 

14 Jul 2016
This update outlines where we’re currently at with our WHOIS review. We want to keep all those interested in the review across where we’ve got to; what comes next; and our review process.
14 Jul 2016

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 23 June 2016 are available: html / pdf

01 Jul 2016

The Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL) has been informed that authorised .nz registrar Woosh Wireless (NZ) Limited has gone from voluntary administration into liquidation.