The clocks go forward by 1 hour at 2am on 24 September 2017.
Our timezone, the daylight saving dates and the rules around what happens if you are working when the clocks change are governed by 2 pieces of legislation.
New Zealand first introduced daylight saving time in 1927. The current times have been fixed since 2007.
The 2008 survey found that 82% of New Zealanders approved of the 2007 extension to the period of daylight saving time.
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