NAD for Consumers

The NAD administers New Zealand's national telephone numbering resources. The information in this section is intended for Consumers to understand the Number Administration Deed, how it works and what their rights are.

NAD explained

Less technical overview of the NAD, the Telecommunications Numbering Plan and what we do

The numbering plan explained

What is the Telecommunications Numbering Plan and how does it work?

Telephone Scams

What to know about telephone scams and what you can do.

What rights do I have?

The NAD allocates numbers to telecommunications companies who then allocate numbers to you, the end user. So what rights do you have to these numbers?

Star (*) Codes

What are Star Codes and how do they work?

Related pages

For more information on the NAD, how it works and resources, see the following pages


Governance documents, useful links and definitions


Frequently asked questions by both industry and consumers.

About NAD

General overview of NAD and the Number Administrator.