News and articles

Find out more about our work through our blogs, media releases, and announcements.

  1. Commissioner pleased to collaborate over Domain Name Privacy — Privacy Week 2018

    May 22

    • Media Release

  2. 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.

    • Blog Post

  3. 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.

    • Blog Post

  4. The hidden value of a name

    July 03

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

    • Blog Post

  5. 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…

    • Blog Post

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

    May 30

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

    • Announcement

  7. 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.

    • Blog Post

  8. 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.

    • Blog Post

  9. 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.

    • Blog Post

  10. 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.

    • Blog Post

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