Get ready to drop the 'co' from your 'co.nz'!
Say you're a business in New Zealand currently using a .CO.NZ address. It's probably been fine up to now, but does your domain name really need to resemble an advanced medical degree? Perhaps it's time to drop the extraneous letters. Get rid of the .CO. Liberate your domain name!
InternetNZ voted to allow registration of second-level domains which will make it possible for you to register yourname.nz instead of yourname.co.nz. It's a shorter web address for New Zealand.
If you wish to enable whois privacy for your .nz domain name, please contact our support team (only available for individuals).
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Your domain registration questions, answered
How does getting a domain work?
There are two pieces to this equation. First, there are domain registries that own the individual top-level domains (like Verisign, which owns .com, .net, and a few other TLDs). Then there's us, the domain registrar, which provides a big online store that houses all the TLDs in one convenient location. When you register a domain, we reserve it for you through the individual registries... like an Amazon of sorts if you were looking for an HDMI cable.
Are there any additional things I need to buy?
Nope, every domain we sell comes with all the bells and whistles attached. If the TLD supports WHOIS privacy, we turn it on automatically. If you want to transfer your domain to another registrar, we don't have any secret add-ons to keep you tied down. And we don't place any weird ads or parking pages on unused domains — we don't see that much anymore, but it was a thing companies have done in the past.