NZ daylight saving dates and times
The clocks go forward by 1 hour at 2am on 24 September 2017.
Daylight saving starts — 24 September 2017
Daylight saving ends on 1 April 2018 when the clocks go back an hour.
Daylight saving starts each year on the last Sunday in September, and ends on the first Sunday in April.
|Year||Daylight saving ends||Daylight saving starts|
|2017||2 April||24 September|
|2018||1 April||30 September|
|2019||7 April||29 September|
|2020||5 April||27 September|
During the daylight saving months we are on ‘New Zealand daylight time’, which is one hour ahead of New Zealand standard time.
These dates and the time of the change are heavily publicised in the lead up to the change through television and radio advertisements, local council websites and national newspapers.