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Clock Changes in Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Next change:
1 hour Forward

Sep 24, 2023, 2:45 am

End DST: Sunday, April 2, 2023 — 1 hour backward
Start DST: Sunday, September 24, 2023 — 1 hour forward
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Apr 2

Back 1 hour

Apr 2, 2023 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 2, 2023, 3:45:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 2, 2023, 2:45:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Apr 2, 2023 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Australia & New Zealand End DST

Sep 24

Forward 1 hour

Sep 24, 2023 - Daylight Saving Time Starts

When local standard time is about to reach
Sunday, September 24, 2023, 2:45:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, September 24, 2023, 3:45:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Sep 24, 2023 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

More info:
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

Other years: 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024 | 2025 | 2026

When Does DST Start and End on the Chatham Islands?

During Daylight Saving Time (DST) the clocks on the Chatham Islands are set forward 1 hour from UTC+12:45 to UTC+13:45. DST starts on the last Sunday of September and ends the first Sunday of April, the same as mainland New Zealand.

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)
2022Sunday, April 3, 3:45 amSunday, September 25, 2:45 am
2023Sunday, April 2, 3:45 amSunday, September 24, 2:45 am
2024Sunday, April 7, 3:45 amSunday, September 29, 2:45 am
2025Sunday, April 6, 3:45 amSunday, September 28, 2:45 am
2026Sunday, April 5, 3:45 amSunday, September 27, 2:45 am
All times are local for Chatham Islands. Current year is highlighted.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Chatham Islands

DST History of the Chatham Islands

Chatham Islands started observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) in 1974 at the same time as DST was introduced in New Zealand with the Time Act 1974.