News

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

22 Dec 2014

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

22 Dec 2014

The minutes of the Registrar Advisory Group Meeting held on 6 November 2014 are available: html | pdf

19 Dec 2014

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

09 Dec 2014

As first advised in August 2014 (/story/consultation-paper-additional-provisions-relating-resellers), the Domain Name Commission proposes amending the Roles and Responsibilities Policy (RAR) to include additional provisions around the management of .nz domain name resellers.

27 Nov 2014

The November 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of October 31, 2014

31 Oct 2014

The October 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of September 30, 2014

08 Oct 2014

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 26 September 2014 are available: html | pdf

30 Sep 2014
From 1pm today a new .nz registration option launches, giving people more choice when it comes to representing themselves online.
11 Sep 2014
At the end of this month the .nz domain name space will undergo a momentous, once in a generation change. From 1pm, 30 September 2014 people will be able to register domain names directly before the .nz – e.g. anyname.nz.
29 Aug 2014

The August 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of July 31, 2014

19 Aug 2014

Following a number of serious and ongoing .nz policy breaches by reseller 24/7 Hosting the Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL) has directed Voyager Internet to communicate with 24/7 Hosting's .nz customers - letting those under 24/7 Hosting's reseller account know that they must transfer to a new registrar by Saturday 20 September 2014.

18 Aug 2014

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 1 August 2014 are available: html | pdf

12 Aug 2014
As part of the ongoing review of .nz policies, three policies are now being reviewed.
05 Aug 2014

Following a public consultation, the DNCL Board has approved a small number of amendments to the Registering, Managing and Cancelling (RMC) Policy and Transfer to Another Registrar (TAR) Policy.

04 Aug 2014

Currently, Clause 3.15 of the Roles and Responsibilities Policy (RAR) requires that all registrars:

29 Jul 2014

The July 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of June 30, 2014

21 Jul 2014
The Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL) is pleased to announce that from 1pm, 30 September 2014 a significantly amended .nz policy will come into effect – ushering in a new era of choice in .nz domain names. 
04 Jul 2014
/*-->*/ /*-->*/

As part of the implementation of .nz registrations at the second level, the Domain Name

27 Jun 2014

The June 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of May 31, 2014

13 Jun 2014

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 23 May 2014 are available: html | pdf