Pacifican time zones:

NZST – New Zealand Standard Time

Current time in Auckland

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:53:13 PM NZST

Auckland will stay on NZST until Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00 AM
when clocks are moved to Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 03:00:00NZDT

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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