News

An archive of our news, with the most recent items appearing first. These include .nz policy and consultation announcements, newsletters and media releases. For media or newsletter enquiries please email media@dnc.org.nz

10 Dec 2018
InternetNZ CEO Jordan Carter and Domain Name Commissioner Brent Carey discuss the outcomes of the Domain Name Abuse Forum.
30 Nov 2018
The DNCL newsletter for November 2018
29 Nov 2018

[originally released on 25 November, 2018]

The Domain Name Commission and the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) have today announced an agreement to work together to prevent and minimise behaviours threatening a safe, secure and trusted .nz online environment.

19 Nov 2018

On 21 November 2018 the following domain names were suspended:

•    wex.nz
•    wexbet.nz
•    wexcash.nz
•    wexcoin.nz
•    wxcash.nz
•    wxcoin.nz

wex.nz and the associated domain names above, were displaying a cryptocurrency website. 

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

31 Oct 2018
The DNCL newsletter for October 2018
28 Sep 2018
The DNCL newsletter for September 2018
31 Aug 2018
The DNCL newsletter for August 2018
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.