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

  1. Expert Determination at the Domain Name Commission

    August 28

    Things aren’t always straightforward, and when disputes arise in addition to the consensual mediation process, at DNC, we also offer expert determination.

    • Disputes

  2. Mediation — what's it all about?

    July 31

    It’s a free service and provides a chance for people to have a voice about what they think is a fair and reasonable.

    • Disputes

  3. The hidden value of a name

    July 03

    There could be gold hiding in section 8(c) of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976.

  4. Podcast: domain name disputes

    June 28

    As part of our strategy to future-proof the DNC and to foster fairer, simpler and contemporary forums for people to resolve disputes, we piloted an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform…

    • Disputes

  5. DNSSEC chain validation issue for .nz domains: update

    May 30

    Update: As of 6:30pm 1 June, we have returned to normal operational mode.

  6. New Domain Name Commissioner: Barbara Pearse

    May 01

    The Domain Name Commission and InternetNZ is delighted to announce the appointment of Barbara Pearse as the new Domain Name Commissioner.

    • The Commission

  7. ODR — the way to resolve your .nz domain name disputes

    March 07

    If you believe that someone else has a domain name that you should be the registrant of, check our ODR service.

    • Disputes

  8. What’s in a name?

    February 14

    We are extending the online dispute resolution pilot until June 2023.

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