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InternetNZ appoints new chief executive. Will take over in October
InternetNZ has announced the appointment of its new chief executive, with Vivien Maidaborn taking over the role from interim chief Andrew Cushen in October.
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InternetNZ chief executive Jordan Carter announces departure
InternetNZ group chief executive officer Jordan Carter has announced he is stepping down after almost 20 years with the organisation. 
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InternetNZ to up fees for .nz domains
InternetNZ has announced an increase to the cost of its domain fees as it looks to meet market demands over security requirements and co-ordination services.
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Cybersecurity
DIA to access info about .nz domain names
The information-sharing agreement aims to prevent and minimise behaviours that threaten a safe, secure and trusted .nz online environment.
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Domain Name Commission & CERT NZ to share information about .nz cyber threats
The two agencies have agreed to share certain domain registration information so that they can ‘enhance’ cybersecurity in New Zealand.
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Privacy
Commissioners release privacy factsheet for .nz domain registrants
"Clearly, privacy matters to a number of individuals in the .nz domain name space," comments Domain Name Commissioner Brent Carey.
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Cybersecurity
Feedback sought on proposed new approach to .nz domain name privacy
“Through the submission process, we're looking for interested parties to help guide us in striking an appropriate balance.”
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New Zealand
How the .nz domain name is managed put into clear language
InternetNZ recently announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the MBIE on the management of the .nz country domain.
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Shorter .nz domain names reach critical mass
Those with a keen eye may have noticed a new-look type of .nz name recently - one that’s shorter and more direct.
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Domain name strategies for business
Domains should form part of any branding strategAy. They can help reinforce with potential customers the type of business you wish to be perceived as.
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.kiwi domain name celebrates successful first year
“The new generation of domain names is still in its infancy, but is undergoing rapid growth. Gone are the days where Kiwis have to use .com or .net."
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600,000 Kiwi businesses using .nz domain name
.nz continues to be the domain name of choice for New Zealanders in the face of growing competition in the market.
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You can now register a .nz domain
Shorter, simpler, more representative names directly at .nz can now be registered.