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

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.
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. 

18 May 2016

The Domain Name Commission (DNCL) is seeking comment on the proposed introduction of a new WHOIS privacy option for .nz domain name registrants.

03 Feb 2016
In November 2015 a revised .nz policy framework took effect which saw the number of main .nz policies reduced to four.
29 Jan 2016

DNCL undertook a review of the .nz WHOIS policy and how it operates. This was undertaken in a staged manner with five public consultations being run.

Review update (June 2017)