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10:00:47 PM NZST

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Current: NZST
 New Zealand Standard Time

Next Change: NZDT
 New Zealand Daylight Time

Current Offset: UTC/GMT +12 hours

Difference: 16 hours ahead of Washington DC

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2016 Time Zones - Christchurch

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The graph above illustrates clock changes in Christchurch during 2016.

Time Changes in Christchurch Over the Years

Daylight Saving Time (DST) changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDate & TimeAbbreviationTime ChangeOffset After
2015Sun, Apr 5, 3:00 AMNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 27, 2:00 AMNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2016Sun, Apr 3, 3:00 AMNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 25, 2:00 AMNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2017Sun, Apr 2, 3:00 AMNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 24, 2:00 AMNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2018Sun, Apr 1, 3:00 AMNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 30, 2:00 AMNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2019Sun, Apr 7, 3:00 AMNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 29, 2:00 AMNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
* All times are local Christchurch time. Next time change is highlighted.

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

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10:0047PM
Saturday, May 28, 2016