News

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

13 Jun 2013

People who have a .nz website or e-mail address should learn about a proposal to change New Zealand’s Domain Name System (DNS).

30 May 2013

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

28 May 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 28 April 2013 are available: html | pdf

29 Apr 2013

The April 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at March 31, 2013

26 Mar 2013

The March 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at February 28 2013

15 Mar 2013

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 11 March 2013 are available: html | pdf

26 Feb 2013

The February 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at January 31 2013

08 Feb 2013

Registrars – the bodies able to sell .nz domain names to the public – this month celebrate ten years of being able to connect to a shared registry system.

22 Jan 2013

The January 2013 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at December 31 2012

24 Dec 2012

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 13 December 2012 are available: html | pdf

19 Dec 2012

The December 2012 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 30 November 2012.

28 Nov 2012

The November 2012 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 31 October 2012.

12 Nov 2012

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 25 October 2012 are available: html | pdf

07 Nov 2012

The website www.drct.kiwi.nz has now been confirmed as New Zealand’s 500,000th active domain name within the .NZ domain space.

31 Oct 2012

The October 2012 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 30 September 2012.

12 Oct 2012
The Domain Name Commission (DNCL) is consulting with the New Zealand public on a proposal to extend the .nz domain name space by allowing registrations directly at the ‘second-level’. 
28 Sep 2012

The September 2012 newsletter is available. It includes .nz domain name statistics as at 31 August 2012.

27 Sep 2012

The Domain Name Commission is proposing to extend the .nz domain name space by allowing anybody to register domain names at the ‘second level’.  This has the potential to significantly alter New Zealand’s domain name space so it’s important we get your views.  A consultation on this proposal has recently closed. 

11 Sep 2012

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) subsidiary the Domain Name Commission has today launched a new second level domain – .kiwi.nz – a move that has pushed the total number of .nz registrations past 500,000.

04 Sep 2012

The minutes of the DNCL Board meeting held on 15 August 2012 are available