Now, more than ever, the Internet is part of every day life for New Zealanders. 8 in 10 of us carry the Internet in our pocket and increasingly use it for everyday tasks and online search.
Since 2012, NZRS has undertaken research to benchmark public perceptions of domain names for ongoing tracking and to better understand perceptions of the .nz domain space amongst New Zealand businesses and consumers –the results are really quite intriguing.
What’s the most important thing to keep in mind when considering the world of domain names? – Perception.
Whether it’s front of mind or not, New Zealand businesses and consumers are entwined in the continuous pursuit of connecting online.
Over the coming months Wiki New Zealand will be updating the Internet section (of which .nz is a Patron) of www.wikinewzealand.org. We will regularly embed some of the new and interesting stats on this page so be sure to bookmark it and come back often!
Follow this link to the full image or use the embed code at the bottom of the page to embed this infographic on your website.
November 2013: Second only to .tel the .nz domain name space was listed one of the cleanest domain spaces in the world.
The Internet plays an important part in our lives, both personal and business. With our time online increasing our exposure to Internet threats such as Malware, Phishing and Spam increases. When visiting sites it is important to know that we are accessing content that is relevant and trusted.
The annual NZRS survey (conducted October 2013) of domain names awareness shows the overwhelming popularity of .nz domain names among New Zealand consumers and businesses.
The survey was conducted in two parts:
1. A survey of consumer perceptions, awareness and use of domain names
2. A survey of business perceptions, awareness and use of domain names
.nz is delighted to become a Patron of the Internet section of www.wikinewzealand.org.
Wiki New Zealand is a charity aiming to make it normal to "know your country". The website presents data on a wide range of topics relevant to New Zealand in simple, visual formats, so that it is accessible for everyone.
One of the best things about getting a .nz domain name is that you’re well protected.
New Zealand internet users have an overwhelming preference for .nz domain names, but many local companies have yet to make the most of that opportunity, a survey of consumers and businesses shows.
One year after its launch, .kiwi.nz is the top performing second level domain in terms of newly created domain name percentages.