Time difference and daylight saving in New Zealand

Currently, it is 16:38:49 on the 29/03/2020 in New Zealand.

New Zealand Standard Time zone is GMT+12, it means that New Zealand is 12 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. Remember that New Zealand does operate Daylight Saving time or DST, also note that New Zealand is in the Southern Hemisphere and that "Summer Time" runs from September to April.

Here is when to change your watch:

  • Standard Time (GMT+12) starts: First Sunday in April
  • Summer Time (GMT+13) starts: Last Sunday in September.

Fun fact: The time for the Chatham Islands (a small island part of New Zealand) is 45 minutes in advance of New Zealand time.

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