Updates and discussions on the Domain Name Commission or the wider internet community.
Changes to our website — new .nz rules and .nz registry
The . nz registry is migrating to a new platform today (1st November 2022) as well as publishing a new set of . nz rules.
Our transparency report is out!
Each year the Domain Name Commission releases information on key enforcement actions taken and management of information requests.
Our 2021/2022 annual report is out!
Each year we publish an annual report that shows how we’ve managed the .nz space under the .nz rules.
Where are .nz registrants based?
There is a perception that .nz is limited to registrants located in New Zealand. However, this perception is incorrect.
Are you prepared for the future of conflict resolution?
The Commission recently launched its ODR pilot. DNC’s Keri Morris met with Greg Pollock to ask him about some of his experiences from his time working in this space.
Case summaries now on-line
We are excited to announce the publication of new resources - the Domain Name Commission’s Case Summaries - to assist parties to understand their rights.
New online dispute resolution platform
After a year of planning, learning, developing and testing the Domain Name Commission team are excited to pilot online dispute resolution for disputes relating to domain names.
Brent Carey leaving DNC and InternetNZ to become Netsafe CEO
The Domain Name Commission Limited, a subsidiary of InternetNZ, has accepted the resignation of Brent Carey who is stepping down as the Domain Name Commissioner to become the CEO of Netsafe.
Online Disputes Resolution — From Dial-up to Fiber
The world continues to change rapidly, and most of us race to keep pace with technological advances.
Explaining the domain name aftermarket
You’ve thought of the business name, but what about a domain name? Do you want a domain name for the name of your business? Or one for the industry you’re working in? Or both?