The generic top-level internet domain designation .kiwi has been formally approved by ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers).
This provides an alternative to .(co, org, etc).nz for New Zealand companies and individuals to register a distinctive identity.
Registration of .kiwi names is expected to become available as early as mid-August for registered trademark holders. During August and September, a so-called “sunrise” period, trademark owners will be able to register their marks as .kiwi domain names, before the general public gets an opportunity to. more