Updates and discussions on the Domain Name Commission or the wider internet community.

  1. Changes to our website — new .nz rules and .nz registry

    November 01

    The . nz registry is migrating to a new platform today (1st November 2022) as well as publishing a new set of . nz rules.

  2. Our transparency report is out!

    October 31

    Each year the Domain Name Commission releases information on key enforcement actions taken and management of information requests.

    • The Commission

  3. Our 2021/2022 annual report is out!

    August 18

    Each year we publish an annual report that shows how we’ve managed the .nz space under the .nz rules.

    • The Commission

  4. Where are .nz registrants based?

    August 16

    There is a perception that .nz is limited to registrants located in New Zealand. However, this perception is incorrect.

  5. Are you prepared for the future of conflict resolution?

    July 06

    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.

  6. Case summaries now on-line

    July 06

    We are excited to announce the publication of new resources - the Domain Name Commission’s Case Summaries - to assist parties to understand their rights.

  7. New online dispute resolution platform

    March 28

    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.

  8. Brent Carey leaving DNC and InternetNZ to become Netsafe CEO

    March 22

    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.

    • The Commission

  9. Online Disputes Resolution — From Dial-up to Fiber

    March 21

    The world continues to change rapidly, and most of us race to keep pace with technological advances.

  10. Explaining the domain name aftermarket

    March 01

    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?

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