What is Daylight Time in New Zealand?
You need to keep in mind that Daylight Time in New Zealand is an identifier for a time offset that is 13 hours ahead of the UTC time zone
This time pattern is maintained using highly accurate atomic clocks matched to the Earth's rotation.
In this section, you will learn key facts about this time zone and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier used is Etc/GMT-13.
Please be aware that this time zone is observed during Daylight Saving Time
(DST) in the spring, summer, and autumn months.
During the winter months, clocks went back one hour to the UTC+12
offset and New Zealand Standard Time
About This Time Pattern
Abbreviation: NZDT Time
Time Offset: UTC+13, UTC+13:00
DST Began: Last Sunday in September (clocks go forward one hour).
DST Ends: 1st Sunday in April (clocks went back one hour).
NZDT Time Zone Map
Daylight Time in New Zealand is a time offset that adds 13 hours to Coordinated Universal Time
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by this time zone.
Its main cities and territories are:
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the time zone.
This time offset is also observed during standard time and daylight saving time for various geographic regions.
You need to be very careful finding these time zones that may have different names and abbreviations, but have the same UTC offset:
Phoenix Island Time (PHOT)
Tokelau Time (TKT)
Tonga Time (TOT)
Daylight Time in New Zealand is used in the following country:
In New Zealand, this time zone is used throughout the country.
New Zealand's associated states – the Cook Islands and Niue – and the dependent territory of Tokelau use several different time zones at their own discretion.
In New Zealand, this time zone is present in the territories of Stewart Island, Rakiura, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (Antarctica), McMurdo Station (Antarctica) and Ross Dependency (Antarctica).