The .NZ Domain

Registered Domains
512,935
.NZ is the
4th
most popular ccTLD in Oceania
The main Language used
English
Register .NZ as
Individual
Company
nz
Active
Since 1987
Domain For
New Zealand
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63

How to register a .nz domain?

To register your .nz domain, type your domain name into the box below.

As you type it will display whether the domain is available. It will list you the registrars and the registration price of .NZ domain. Click on one of the registrars from the list and it will take you to the registration page. Alternatively you can go to our Domain Name Search page to search for available .NZ domains or other Top level domains at the same time.

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Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
4.7%
6.3%
5.7%
54.8%
English 54.8%
German 6.3%
Russian 5.7%
Spanish 4.7%
Most popular Domains on the Web
246 million domain names registered globally
.NET 6.0%
.ORG 4.2%
.DE
6.1%
.COM
43%

Top .nz websites

Global 776.
Global 1,108.
Global 1,695.
Global 2,704.

Subdomains for .nz

ac.nz
co.nz
cri.nz
mil.nz
net.nz
org.nz
school.nz
gen.nz
govt.nz
iwi.nz

About .nz

What is .nz?

The .nz domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for New Zealand.
New Zealand with its estimated population of 4,453,900, ranks as the 3rd most populous country in Oceania. Currently .nz is the 3rd most popular ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Oceania. There are more than 512,935 such domain names. This means that people like and trust this domain name. You can register your own .nz domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .nz ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1987.

Who can register .nz domain?

The .nz domain can be registered by any organisation or individuals.

Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .nz extension?

A .nz domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in New Zealand. In New Zealand the official language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world. A website with a .nz extension helps you reach your audience easier and also give a professional look to your company. When you targeting this local market with a local domain name, you demonstrate proof of your commitment to the local customers. In this way you can maximize your website’s revenues. Along with this, it is much easier to register a short or a common word in a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) than with other more popular domain names like .com or .net. Additionally, country code top-level domain gives you the opportunity to find domain hacks much easier.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?

When choosing a domain name always remember the following restrictions:
The .nz web name can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and dashes "-".
A web name may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot start or end your name. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
The minimum length of a domain under the top level domain .nz is 3 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters.
You cannot register your domain if you don't follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .nz domain can be registered 1 to 10 years at a time.
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