About us

How and why we exist

DNCL was appointed by InternetNZ to develop and monitor a competitive registrar market, as well as create a fair environment for the registration and management of .nz domain names. Information on this appointment is outlined in the .nz TLD principles

InternetNZ holds the .nz top level country code top level (ccTLD) domain name delegation.

Our People

The Domain Name Commission is governed by a board of directors. Operational matters are managed by an independent Domain Name Commissioner and a number of staff.


All documents relating to establishment and operation of the Domain Name Commission as a not-for-profit Limited Liability company


Information about our activities including our annual report, transparency and market reporting.