.nz domain names



.NZ is the official extension of New Zealand.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • LiveDNS nameservers Anycast + DNSSEC
  • 10,000 aliases and forwarding addresses

.nz domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 8 years



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • From 1 to 8 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 44 days after the domain's expiration date - $34.99
Pricing Options Prices for United States, taxes excluded, in $ (USD)

Other prices and periods


90 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Rules and particularities of .nz domain names


InternetNZ is the Registry.

DNC (Domain Name Commission Limited) is the authority in charge of .nz policies.

Creation date


Related Contract

View the .nz contract

.NZ domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by the New Zealand registry since August 2011.

Terms and Conditions

Attribution: .NZ are open to any individual older than 18-years old and to any registered organization.

Syntax: From 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place).

IDN: Yes.

Registration period: 1 to 8 years.

Second-level extensions: Yes, Gandi provides .CO.NZ, .NET.NZ, .ORG.NZ, .AC.NZ, .GEEK.NZ, .GEN.NZ, .MAORI.NZ and .SCHOOL.NZ.


Renewal: Domain deactivated upon expiration, late renewal is possible up to 44 days after the domain's expiration.

Disputes: dispute policies.

Transfers (registrar change): The transfer needs to be requested on the interface of your new registrar. Be sure that you provided the authorization code, and that your domain does not expire soon, and was registered or renewed no sooner that 5 days prior. The transfer must be confirmed (via email). The transfer adds 1 year to the domain's expiration date.

Owner change: Available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The owner change does not change the expiration date.

Deletion process: 90-day quarantine period, please refer to this page for deadlines.

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