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08 Nov 2018

Present: Jordan Carter (Chair), Adam Hunt, Lucy Elwood

In Attendance: Brent Carey, Maria Reyes (minute taker)

The Chair opened the meeting at 8.59am

1.    Register of Interests

02 Aug 2018

Present: Jordan Carter (Chair), Adam Hunt, Lucy Elwood.

In Attendance: Brent Carey (Domain Name Commissioner), Laura Turnbull (Minute taker) 

Apologies: Lucy Elwood (first part of the meeting) 

31 Jul 2018
The DNCL newsletter for July 2018
26 Jul 2018

According to the World Internet Project New Zealand, in 2017 93.8% of New Zealanders use the Internet. Domain Name Commissioner Brent Carey says it’s essential that the .nz domain name space is a safe and trustworthy space for all Internet users and .nz domain name holders.

29 Jun 2018
The DNCL newsletter for June 2018
14 Jun 2018

Sharing information to protect .nz domains from cyber security threats

06 Jun 2018
The DNCL newsletter for May 2018
24 May 2018
Domain Name Commission Limited Board Meeting – 26 April 2018  Minutes: – DNCL Board Meeting 12pm, 26 April 2018 
10 May 2018

Commissioners pleased to collaborate over Domain Name Privacy - Privacy Week 2018

03 May 2018
Brent Carey, Domain Name Commissioner delivered his first major speech as commissioner to the dot nz Registrar Conference 2018 held at the Copthorne Hotel in Wellington on 3 May 2018. 
30 Apr 2018
The DNCL Newsletter for April 2018
29 Apr 2018
The Domain Name Commission has undergone a brand refresh, aligning the organisation's visual identity with its vision of enabling and growing a trusted and distinctive online presence.
27 Apr 2018

Unfortunately there are no current vacancies at the Domain Name Commission, sorry to disappoint.

29 Mar 2018
This month features a bumper edition.
27 Mar 2018
Minutes – DNCL Board Meeting 12.30pm, 22 February 2018
27 Feb 2018

Our February Newsletter is now available here (PDF) This month covers, DNCL interim policies consultation, IRPO implementation, Port 43 Board decisions and an important update to