About the Commission

The Domain Name Commission regulates the .nz domain namespace. We help individuals, businesses, and communities have an online presence that is unique to Aotearoa New Zealand.

What we do

InternetNZ appointed the Domain Name Commission to develop and monitor a competitive registrar market and create a fair environment for registering and managing .nz domain names.

Our team

We have six full-time staff on the team. This includes the Domain Name Commissioner, Barbara Pearse, who was appointed in May 2023.

Our Board

Details of the Commission's board members, board meeting dates, register of interests, and strategy.

Contact us

Find the best way for you to contact us.

We are available Monday to Friday, 8AM – 4PM, New Zealand Standard Time. We aim to reply to you within 2 business days.


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