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 Feb 2014
Applications for one Expert position for the .nz Dispute Resolution Service are currently being sought.
12 Feb 2014

Under the current Second Level Domains (2LD) Policy, anyone can apply to create a new open or moderated 2LD that fits the criteria specified in the policy at /content/secondleveldomains.html.

11 Feb 2014

This is the third and final consultation relating to implementing registrations at the second level in the .nz domain name space. 

29 Jan 2014

The January 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of December 30, 2013

28 Jan 2014
DNCL is using recruiters Jackson Stone & Partners to fill two new staff member positions  – an Office Manager; and Manager, Legal Policy.
23 Dec 2013

The December 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of November 30, 2013

16 Dec 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 5 December 2013 are available: html | pdf

28 Nov 2013

The November 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of October 31, 2013

29 Oct 2013

The October 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of September 30, 2013

22 Oct 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 3 October 2013 are available: html | pdf

11 Oct 2013
The Council of InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has today approved a policy proposal from subsidiary Domain Name Commission Ltd to allow domain names to be registered at the second level in the .nz domain name space, giving New Zealanders even more choice in getting online.
30 Sep 2013

The September 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of August 31, 2013

27 Sep 2013
As part of the ongoing review of .nz policies, two policies are now being reviewed.  Along with these reviews, an amendment is also being proposed to clarify a clause in a third policy.
10 Sep 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 23 August 2013 are available: html | pdf

29 Aug 2013

The August 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of July 31, 2013

27 Aug 2013

The Domain Name Commission is responsible for managing the .nz domain name space (all domain names ending .nz) and administers a Dispute Resolution Service (DRS).  The DRS is a quick and cost-effective way of resolving domain name disputes and offers an accessible alternative to the courts.  We a

31 Jul 2013

DNCL released a consultation paper in May 2012 about allowing the registration of .nz domain names directly at the second level (see: /second_level_proposal_c1). After examining the 1

30 Jul 2013

The July 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of June 30, 2013

10 Jul 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 27 June 2013 are available: html | pdf

25 Jun 2013

The June 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of May 30, 2013