About Us

Our Role

The Domain Name Commission is responsible for regulating the .nz domain name space – helping individuals with their .nz online presence.

We want people, businesses and communities to have a trusted and distinctively New Zealand online presence.

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Our Services:

  • authorising service providers to manage .nz domain names for end users
  • monitoring the health & competitiveness of the .nz market
  • ensuring .nz policy compliance for domain name service providers and domain name users
  • handling any enquiries relating to .nz domain names
  • administering an independent Dispute Resolution Service

The Domain Name Space

Key Parties

Domain Name Commission

Wholly owned by InternetNZ and has charitable status. Headed by the Domain Name Commissioner for day to day oversight of the .nz domain name space.

NZRS Limited (Until 31 March 2018)

Responsible for the register of domain names and the operation of the domain name system (DNS).

Our Team