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Time Zone in Christchurch, New Zealand (Ōtautahi)

9:19:59 am NZST

Monday, May 27, 2019

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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2019 Time Zones - Christchurch

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The graph above illustrates clock changes in Christchurch during 2019.

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
2018Sun, Apr 1 at 3:00 amNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 30 at 2:00 amNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2019Sun, Apr 7 at 3:00 amNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 29 at 2:00 amNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2020Sun, Apr 5 at 3:00 amNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 27 at 2:00 amNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2021Sun, Apr 4 at 3:00 amNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 26 at 2:00 amNZSTNZDT+1 hour (DST start)UTC+13h
2022Sun, Apr 3 at 3:00 amNZDTNZST-1 hour (DST end)UTC+12h
 Sun, Sep 25 at 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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9:1959am
Monday, May 27, 2019