The Number Administration Deed

The Number Administration Deed (NAD) is an industry-based mechanism for the centralised and independent administration of New Zealand’s telecommunication numbering resources.

For industry

Telecommunications and communications providers can visit here for for more technical detail on the NAD, including the New Zealand Dialling Plan and how to become a member.

For Consumers

If you are a consumer, click here for a less technical overview of the NAD, the Telecommunications Numbering Plan and what we do.

Useful Pages


Frequently asked questions by both industry and consumers.


Governance documents, useful links and definitions.

About NAD

General overview of NAD and the Number Administrator