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Flag for New Zealand Clock changes in Christchurch, New Zealand (Ōtautahi) in 2016

Next change:
Sep
28
1 hour Forward

Sep 28, 2014, 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 Ends

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

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

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

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)
2010Sunday, April 4, 3:00 AMSunday, September 26, 2:00 AM
2011Sunday, April 3, 3:00 AMSunday, September 25, 2:00 AM
2012Sunday, April 1, 3:00 AMSunday, September 30, 2:00 AM
2013Sunday, April 7, 3:00 AMSunday, September 29, 2:00 AM
2014Sunday, April 6, 3:00 AMSunday, September 28, 2:00 AM
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, current year is highlighted

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Christchurch

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