.NZ Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .nz from $24.00 per year all included.
  • Registry

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

  • Origin

    New Zealand

  • Date of creation


  • Description

    .NZ is the official extension of New Zealand

  • Whois


    (updated in real time)

.NZ domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation:Gandi has been accredited by the New Zealand registry since August 2011
Price: See the .NZ price list
Associated Gandi contract:https://www.gandi.net/contracts

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


Opening of .NZ second level domain names : the holders of a .NZ 3rd level domain name, depending the registration date of their domain name, can have a priority registration right for the corresponding .NZ 2nd level domain name. The registration of a domain name with a priority right can be made on our website via a transfer-in request with the auth-code (UDAI) of the corresponding 3rd level domain name. You can verify the status of a .NZ 2nd level domain name via a tool available on the Registry website: : http://anyname.nz
Renewal: domain deactivated upon expiration, late renewal is possible up to 4 days after the domain's expiration
Disputes:DRSDRS ProcessFile a complaint
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:Please fax us Gandi's owner change form, accompanied by the necessary proofs of ID as instructed on the form. The owner change does not change the expiration date.
Deletion process:90-day quarantine period, please refer to this page in our wiki for deadlines.
Registration period10 years max. Register a .nz
Renewal period8 years max. Renew a .nz
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
4 days
Restoration period90 days Restore a .nz
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .nz

Prices include Gandi's full range of services.

If you manage a larger portfolio of domain names, B to E rates are available with a discount of up to 50%.

Prices for United States, in $ (USD), for A rates. Change

Registration price/year 1 to 10 years $24.00
Renew price/year 1 to 8 years $24.00
Transfer - $21.00
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $24.00