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 Third-level domain: yes, Gandi provides .CO.NZ, .NET.NZ, .ORG.NZ, .AC.NZ, .GEEK.NZ, .GEN.NZ, .MAORI.NZ and .SCHOOL.NZ Private domain registration: yes, contact address and phone number are hidden on option at the registry level for individuals who do not use their domain names for business purpose. To activate or deactivate the privacy option the registrant has to contact our support team and makes a declaration that it is an individual registrant and not using its domain name for significant trade
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.