Flag for New Zealand Clock changes in Wellington, New Zealand (Pōneke) in 2008

Next change:
Apr
5
1 hour Back

Apr 5, 2015, 3:00 AM

End DST: Sunday, April 6, 2008
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, September 28, 2008
 1 hour forward

Location of WellingtonLocation

Apr 6

Back 1 hour

Apr 6, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 6, 2008, 3:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 6, 2008, 2:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Apr 6, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

More info:
Confusion over Daylight Saving Time in Australia and New Zealand

Sep 28

Forward 1 hour

Sep 28, 2008 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, September 28, 2008, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, September 28, 2008, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Sep 28, 2008 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Daylight Saving Time Extended for New Zealanders

Other years: 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

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 Wellington

Data for years before 1970 not available for Wellington, but we have earlier time zone history for Auckland available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Wellington

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