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Flag for New Zealand Clock Changes in Chatham Islands, New Zealand in 2003

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End DST: Sunday, March 16, 2003
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, October 5, 2003
 1 hour forward

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Mar 16

Back 1 hour

Mar 16, 2003 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, March 16, 2003, 3:45:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 16, 2003, 2:45:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Mar 16, 2003 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

Oct 5

Forward 1 hour

Oct 5, 2003 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 5, 2003, 2:45:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 5, 2003, 3:45:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Oct 5, 2003 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

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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.

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.