News

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

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

27 May 2014
The Domain Name Commission (DNC) is warning people who have a relationship with 24/7 Hosting, or who are considering using their services in future, to beware of their activities in respect of the registration and management of .nz domain names.
14 May 2014
Internet New Zealand Inc (InternetNZ) is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill two Director positions on the Domain Name Commission Ltd (DNCL) Board.
24 Apr 2014

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

15 Apr 2014

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 21 March 2014 are available: html | pdf

08 Apr 2014

Due to a recent decision that will offer more choice in .nz domain names, the Domain Name Commission is making a final call to any specific community of interest that wants to apply for the creation of a new second level.

26 Mar 2014

Following the DNCL Board’s approval of the changes to the Second Level Domains policy, all applications for new second levels must be received by Wednesday 30 April 2014.