News

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

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 four public consultations having so far been run.

Fifth consultation (March 2017 - ongoing)

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.
24 Nov 2015
The November 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of October 31, 2015
24 Nov 2015
As part of the Domain Name Commission's two-stage review of the .nz WHOIS, a number of public meetings were held.
17 Nov 2015
The Domain Name Commission (DNCL) has today launched its second public consultation on the .nz WHOIS – asking for the community’s views on what information should be displayed in the WHOIS and how.
29 Oct 2015

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 5 October 2015 are available: html | pdf

29 Oct 2015
Following a public consultation, the DNCL Board has approved the new policy framework for .nz.
27 Oct 2015

The October 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of September 30, 2015