News

An archive of our news, with the most recent items appearing first. These include .nz policy and consultation announcements, newsletters and media releases.

29 Aug 2016
The August 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of July 31, 2016.
27 Jul 2016
The July 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of June 30, 2016.
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.
14 Jul 2016

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 23 June 2016 are available: html / pdf

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. 

28 Jun 2016
The June 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of May 31, 2016.
23 May 2016
The May 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of April 30, 2016.
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.

16 May 2016

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 29 April 2016 are available: html | pdf

27 Apr 2016
The April 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of March 31, 2016.
29 Mar 2016
The March 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of February 29, 2016.
09 Mar 2016

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 17 February 2016 are available: html | pdf

25 Feb 2016
The February 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of January 31, 2016.
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 is undertaking a review of the current .nz WHOIS policy and how it operates. This is being undertaken in a staged manner with five public consultations having so far been run.

Review update (June 2017)

22 Jan 2016
The January 2016 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of December 31, 2015.
23 Dec 2015

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 3 December 2015 are available: html | pdf

21 Dec 2015
The December 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of November 30, 2015.