News

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

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
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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.

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.