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03 May 2018
Brent Carey, Domain Name Commissioner delivered his first major speech as commissioner to the dot nz Registrar Conference 2018 held at the Copthorne Hotel in Wellington on 3 May 2018. 
29 Apr 2018
The Domain Name Commission has undergone a brand refresh, aligning the organisation's visual identity with its vision of enabling and growing a trusted and distinctive online presence.
12 Jan 2018

The Chair and Board of the Domain Name Commission are pleased to announce Brent Carey as the incoming Domain Name Commissioner to lead the Domain Name Commission into a new phase after the Organisational Review of the InternetNZ group during 2017.

22 Nov 2017

The DNCL enters into Memorandums of Understanding ("MOUs") where there are an on-going and legitimate need for access to Withheld Information. There will be two types of MOUs, with either Streamlined or Automatic Access.