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.nz Domain Registration - New Zealand Domains - Brand Protection Services for New Zealand

Oceania & Pacific Domains: New Zealand (.nz)


Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the New Zealand domain type, ie. “nz”. Therefore to search “” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.

The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.

.nz Registration:

To register .nz domains your future New Zealand domain, click here!

Once the domain is registered

All New Zealand domain names registered with us are stored on our international server. Domains registered with us are automatically provided with their own under-construction page - this notifies potential registrants that the name has been acquired and is now registered. The under-construction page is offered free of charge and may be used indefinitely.

It is possible for Web and/or Mail forwarding to be provided for New Zealand domains.

Domain transfer/release fees are charged are by a majority of registrars, but BB Online make no charge to transfer a domain to another New Zealand domain name registrar.


Popular in New Zealand

.nz is the country code top-level domain name (ccTLD) for New Zealand and it is operated by Domain Name Commission Limited (DNC). DNC protects its interests and creates a fair and safe domain space for registrants of the .nz domain name. DNC is owned by InternetNZ.

Individuals who wish to register under the .nz domain name for New Zealand must do so at a third level under various second level labels. The second level domain labels are as follows:
.acfor tertiary educational institutions.
.bankfor registered banks. Must be registered by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
.cofor commercial purposes.
.criintended only for entities of the Crown Research Institutes.
.geekintended for individuals with technical and computer knowledge.
.genindividuals and organisations that are not covered by any other second level label.
.govtfor entities of the New Zealand government.
.iwiintended for traditional Maori tribes.
.orgfor non-profit organisations and charities.
.maori for entities of the Maori people.
.milintended for the New Zealand military.
.netfor New Zealand internet service providers.
.parliamentfor agencies or individuals who are members of the parliamentary system of New Zealand.
.schoolfor educational entities, except for tertiary education.


Important Note:
Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price. If you request a premium domain name we will contact you before completing your order.

In addition, the registry may at any time reserve domain names from registration or the sale may be restricted to comply with ICANN requirements.

.nz is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for New Zealand. It is administered by InternetNZ through its subsidiary, NZ Registry Services, with oversight and dispute resolution handled by the Domain Name Commission Ltd. Registrations are processed via authorised registrars. As of March 2008 there were 324,722 registered .nz domains.

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