Domain Names NZ

You may be aware that existing NZ Domain Names like and have become optional and any person or business can now get the shorter .nz domain names for their NZ domain hosting.

This means there's now lots more choice in NZ Domain Names. You can now grab a shortened .NZ domain name for domain hosting NZ even if your first choice has been taken. And when it comes to domain hosting NZ, even if you've already secured your domain name, we recommend that you also secure the .nz version to boost your businesses visibility and for the protection of your brand.

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Domain Names NZ


  • The short .NZ domain name is simple to use and easy to remember. Released in 2014 and amongst the other NZ domain extensions it is the newest. The chances that you can still register your favourite domain name are therefore comparatively high.

  • With nearly 480,000 domain names currently registered, is by far the most popular .nz domain extension. This domain is usually seen as an official domain for NZ businesses and as a result is usually the first preference in domain selection.

  • A great name for New Zealand based groups and networks, although anyone can register this domain. Again many people who have a related .nz domains choose to register a also.

    • Especially catered to suit NZ organisations such as clubs, charities and non-profits. Many companies and individuals with related domains also register their both for brand protection.

  • is one of New Zealand’s newest web addresses that best describe New Zealand. Sell to New Zealand with a

  • For technical enthusiasts, domains are unrestricted and may be registered by any local or foreign individual or company.

  • The term .gen is the abbreviation for "general." The domain name extension is available as an alternative to and others.

  • This domain is the official extension for university and tertiary institutions around the country. The "ac" stands for "academia."

  • Similar to, caters for educational institutions. Although any institution can register, it was introduced to open up choice and opportunities for smaller educational organisations.

  • is especially catered for Maori individual, groups and organisations. is not moderated, anyone can apply for a domain.

Domain Names NZ

  • Protect your brand and increase your visibility
  • Get a Free Domain Name or Domain Name Transfer with any domain hosting NZ or email hosting plan
  • Transfers of all .NZ domains are free
  • Multi-year domain registrations and renewals attract discounts of 5-15%
  • Add a web hosting or email hosting plan to your domain name at anytime

Included with every Domain:

  • Free Domain Redirection Service
  • Free .NZ Domain Privacy
  • No parking fees
  • User-friendly Client Area giving you total control of domain registrations, transfers and renewals
  • DNS management undertaken by experts at no charge
  • No extra cost to configure your domain name to use a 3rd party Domain App such as Weebly, Wix or Google Apps