News

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

06 Oct 2015
Our current WHOIS provides the public with information regarding the registration of a .nz domain name. Information published includes the registrant’s name and contact details, along with those of the admin and technical contacts, so that the appropriate person can be contacted in respect of the domain name registration and management.
06 Oct 2015
As part of a wide-ranging two stage review, the Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL) has today launched the first of two public consultations on the .nz WHOIS...
28 Sep 2015

The September 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of August 31, 2015

07 Sep 2015

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 14 August 2015 are available: html | pdf

27 Aug 2015

The August 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of July 31, 2015

21 Jul 2015

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

06 Jul 2015

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 18 June 2015 are available: html | pdf

29 Jun 2015

The June 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of May 31, 2015

25 Jun 2015
DNCL is proposing a simplification of the .nz policy framework that could see 13 of the 14 current polices replaced by three polices. Public comment is now sought on this simplification and modernisation of the .nz policy framework.
25 May 2015

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

12 May 2015

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 16 April 2015 are available: html | pdf

24 Apr 2015
A corrected version of the April 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of March 31, 2015.
25 Mar 2015

The March 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of February 28, 2015

23 Mar 2015
In one week, thousands of those with preferential registration and reservation rights to the new, shorter version of their .nz domain name will see their options expire.
10 Mar 2015

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 17 February 2015 are available: html | pdf

02 Mar 2015
There’s an important date coming up for thousands of people who hold .nz domain names. Those eligible to get the shorter .nz version of their name before anybody else only have until 1pm, 30 March 2015 to do so.
26 Feb 2015

The February 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of January 31, 2015

19 Feb 2015
Following a public consultation, the DNCL Board has approved a small number of amendments to the Roles and Responsibilities (RAR) Policy.
28 Jan 2015

The January 2015 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of December 31, 2014

22 Dec 2014

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 4 December 2014 are available: html | pdf