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Flag for New Zealand Clock changes in Christchurch, New Zealand (Ōtautahi) in 2009

Next change:
Sep
28
1 hour Forward

Sep 28, 2014, 2:00 AM

End DST: Sunday, April 5, 2009
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, September 27, 2009
 1 hour forward

Location of ChristchurchLocation

Apr 5

Back 1 hour

Apr 5, 2009 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 5, 2009, 3:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 5, 2009, 2:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Apr 5, 2009 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

More info:
New Zealand Ends Daylight Saving Time on April 5, 2009

Sep 27

Forward 1 hour

Sep 27, 2009 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, September 27, 2009, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, September 27, 2009, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Sep 27, 2009 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, summer time, and Daylight Savings Time.

More info:
New Zealand’s Daylight Saving Starts September 27, 2009

Other years: 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012

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)
2000Sunday, March 19, 3:00 AMSunday, October 1, 2:00 AM
2001Sunday, March 18, 3:00 AMSunday, October 7, 2:00 AM
2002Sunday, March 17, 3:00 AMSunday, October 6, 2:00 AM
2003Sunday, March 16, 3:00 AMSunday, October 5, 2:00 AM
2004Sunday, March 21, 3:00 AMSunday, October 3, 2:00 AM
2005Sunday, March 20, 3:00 AMSunday, October 2, 2:00 AM
2006Sunday, March 19, 3:00 AMSunday, October 1, 2:00 AM
2007Sunday, March 18, 3:00 AMSunday, September 30, 2:00 AM
2008Sunday, April 6, 3:00 AMSunday, September 28, 2:00 AM
2009Sunday, April 5, 3:00 AMSunday, September 27, 2:00 AM
* All times are local for Christchurch

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Christchurch