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Daylight saving starts this weekend

Daylight saving starts this weekend

New Zealand daylight saving begins next Sunday, 29 September 2013, when clocks go forward an hour at 2.00 am to become 3.00 am. The extra hour of daylight in the evenings will run till Sunday 6 April 2014, when clocks go back an hour at 3.00 am to 2.00 am.

People may find it convenient to advance their clocks by one hour before going to bed on Saturday 28 September.

The change to daylight saving is also an opportune time for residents to check their household emergency plans, survival kits and home smoke alarms.

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