News

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

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.

26 Mar 2014
On Friday, March 21 2014 the DNCL Board approved the final versions of the Registering, Managing and Cancelling (RMC) and Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) policies, in addition to some minor policy changes, in relation to registrations at the second level.
26 Mar 2014
Following the DNCL Board’s approval of the changes to the Second Level Domains policy, the amended policy will come into effect on Monday 28 April 2014.
 
26 Mar 2014

The March 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of February 28, 2014

06 Mar 2014

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 5 February 2014 are available: html | pdf

27 Feb 2014
Applications for one Expert position for the .nz Dispute Resolution Service are currently being sought.
12 Feb 2014

Under the current Second Level Domains (2LD) Policy, anyone can apply to create a new open or moderated 2LD that fits the criteria specified in the policy at /content/secondleveldomains.html.

11 Feb 2014

This is the third and final consultation relating to implementing registrations at the second level in the .nz domain name space. 

29 Jan 2014

The January 2014 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of December 30, 2013

28 Jan 2014
DNCL is using recruiters Jackson Stone & Partners to fill two new staff member positions  – an Office Manager; and Manager, Legal Policy.
23 Dec 2013

The December 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of November 30, 2013

16 Dec 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 5 December 2013 are available: html | pdf

28 Nov 2013

The November 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of October 31, 2013

29 Oct 2013

The October 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of September 30, 2013

22 Oct 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 3 October 2013 are available: html | pdf

11 Oct 2013
The Council of InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has today approved a policy proposal from subsidiary Domain Name Commission Ltd to allow domain names to be registered at the second level in the .nz domain name space, giving New Zealanders even more choice in getting online.
30 Sep 2013

The September 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of August 31, 2013

27 Sep 2013
As part of the ongoing review of .nz policies, two policies are now being reviewed.  Along with these reviews, an amendment is also being proposed to clarify a clause in a third policy.
10 Sep 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 23 August 2013 are available: html | pdf

29 Aug 2013

The August 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as of July 31, 2013