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

27 Aug 2010
This document has been prepared as we seek to consult on the issues identified for Registrants and Registrars, and the proposed solutions. 
23 Jul 2010
The July 2010 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 30 June 2010.
23 Jul 2010
Monday 26 July marks an exciting new phase for the .nz domain name space. People are now able to register .nz domain names using the macronised vowels ā, ē, ī, ō and ū.
23 Jul 2010
We are currently inviting applications for one Expert and one Mediator position on the DRS.
23 Jul 2010
Applications for one Mediator position for the .nz Dispute Resolution Service are currently being sought. The Domain Name Commission operates a dispute resolution service (DRS) for .nz domain names.
25 Jun 2010
The June 2010 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 31 May 2010.
17 Jun 2010

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 1 June 2010 are available: .html | pdf

03 Jun 2010
Following a previous public consultation regarding additional search functionality for .nz domain names, it has been agreed by the DNCL Board that limited searches by registrant name should be permitted.
03 Jun 2010
DNCL is seeking comments on proposed changes to the Registering, Managing and Cancelling Domain Names (RMC) policy.
27 May 2010
The May 2010 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 30 April 2010.
11 May 2010
Applications are sought from suitably qualified individuals to fill a Director position on the DNCL Board.
27 Apr 2010
The April 2010 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 31 March 2010.
20 Apr 2010

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 9 April 2010 are available: .html | pdf

31 Mar 2010
The March 2010 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 28 February 2010. The March 2010 .nz newsletter is available at /content/mar_10_newsletter.pdf
24 Mar 2010
As part of the ongoing review of .nz policies, three policies are now being reviewed.
23 Mar 2010
InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is reducing the wholesale domain name fee for .nz domain names by 16%.
08 Mar 2010

A meeting of the Registrar Advisory Group was held in Wellington on Thursday 11 February 2010. The minutes of this meeting are now availiable: .pdf /  .html.

26 Feb 2010
The February 2010 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 31 January 2010. The February 2010 .nz newsletter is available at /content/feb_10_newsletter.pdf
28 Jan 2010
The January 2010 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 31 December 2009. The January 2010 .nz newsletter is available at /content/jan_10_newsletter.pdf
26 Jan 2010

The submission period for this consultation is now closed.