Flag for New Zealand Clock Changes in Christchurch, New Zealand (Ōtautahi)

Next change:
Sep
25
1 hour Forward

Sep 25, 2016, 2:00 AM

End DST: Sunday, April 3, 2016
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, September 25, 2016
 1 hour forward

Location of ChristchurchLocation

Apr 3

Back 1 hour

Apr 3, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 3:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 2:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Apr 3, 2016 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Australia & New Zealand End DST on April 3, 2016

Sep 25

Forward 1 hour

Sep 25, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time Starts

When local standard time is about to reach
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 2:00:00 AM clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Sep 25, 2016 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

Other years: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

Daylight Saving Time in Other Years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST End (Clock Backward)DST Start (Clock Forward)
2015Sunday, April 5, 3:00 AMSunday, September 27, 2:00 AM
2016Sunday, April 3, 3:00 AMSunday, September 25, 2:00 AM
2017Sunday, April 2, 3:00 AMSunday, September 24, 2:00 AM
2018Sunday, April 1, 3:00 AMSunday, September 30, 2:00 AM
2019Sunday, April 7, 3:00 AMSunday, September 29, 2:00 AM
All times are local for Christchurch. Current year is highlighted.

Data for the years before 1970 is not available for Christchurch, however, we have earlier time zone history for Auckland available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Christchurch

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