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NZST – New Zealand Standard Time (Standard Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

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Pacific: NZST is currently not observed because locations are on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing NZDT.

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Time zone map of NZST
No locations currently on NZST.
Observes NZST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +12).
No locations are currently on NZST – New Zealand Standard Time.
Observes NZST – New Zealand Standard Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as NZST (UTC +12) but different time zone name.

New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 12 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Pacific, Antarctica.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use NZDT (New Zealand Daylight Time) in the summer.

Where and When is NZST Observed?

Pacific

Pacific countries using NZST in the winter and NZDT in the summer:

  • New Zealand - except Chatham Islands

Antarctica

Locations in Antarctica using NZST in the winter and NZDT in the summer:

  • McMurdo Station, Amundsen-Scott station (South Pole)

Other Time Zones in UTC +12

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as NZST, but can be found under a different name: