Australia & New Zealand End DST
People in New Zealand and parts of Australia will get an additional hour to enjoy as Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends on Sunday, April 4, 2021.
Clocks in most areas will be set back 1 hour to standard time from 03:00 (3 am) to 02:00 (2 am), local time on April 4, 2021.
Australia's Clock Changes
In Australia, clocks will be turned back one hour in:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Norfolk Island (introduced in 2019)
No DST in Parts of Australia
New Zealand Ends DST
All of New Zealand uses DST. Clocks will be set back by one hour from 03:00 (3 am) to 02:00 (2 am), local time.
Tokelau, a New Zealand dependency, does not use DST.
When Will DST Start Again?
Daylight Saving Time in Australia runs from the first Sunday in October to the first Sunday in April each year. DST will start again on October 3, 2021.
In New Zealand, DST starts on September 26, 2021. Kiwis observe DST from the last Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April.
Samoa Also Ends DST
Samoa ends DST at the same time. Clocks will be turned back from 04:00 (4 am) to 03:00 (3 am), local time.