Pacifican time zones:

NZST – New Zealand Standard Time

Warning

NZST is currently not observed because locations are on Daylight Saving Time.

During this time of year, locations on NZST are now on NZDT (New Zealand Daylight Time) instead.

Currently no cities are observing NZST

Locations going to NZST later

Current time in Auckland: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 9:11:09 PM NZDT
Auckland will stay on NZDT until Sunday, April 5, 2015 going to NZST

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC + 12 hours

NZST is 12 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that during summer daylight saving time/summer time is observed, and NZDT is used instead.

Time zone abbreviation: NZST

Full name is New Zealand Standard Time

Email time zone indicator: +1200

An email sent from someone in the NZST time zone will have the time zone listed as "+1200" in the headers of the email. (However, "+1200" does not have to be in NZST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Where and when is NZST observed?

Areas using NZST in the winter and NZDT during the summer

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in NZST

Other time zones in Pacific

Go directly through the links below, or see the Pacific time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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