Domain Name Commission

More choice for .nz

‘Second level’ domains like the .co in ‘.co.nz’ and the .org in ‘.org.nz’ are now optional. You can get .nz names with them, without them, or both.

.nz

Check your status.

You may have ‘Preferential Registration Eligibility’. This means you could register or reserve the shorter version of your .nz domain name before it becomes available to anyone else. Find out more.

What does your status mean?

Available

You can try and register the shorter version of the name on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. LEARN MORE

PRR (Preferential Registration or Reservation)

You can register or reserve the shorter version of your name before anyone else. LEARN MORE

Reserved

This shorter .nz name has been reserved by the eligible registrant. LEARN MORE

Conflicted

To get the shorter version of your name you’ll need to go through the ‘conflict’ process at anyname.nz/manage. LEARN MORE

Resolved

The conflict process for the shorter version of this .nz name has been successfully completed. LEARN MORE

Prohibited

No-one is able to register the shorter version of the name. LEARN MORE

Need help with your options?

Your options will be provided when you check your domain name status. This infographic will help you to navigate your options.

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