Reminder: Daylight saving ends on Sunday 6/4/14
Reminder: Daylight saving ends on
New Zealand Daylight Saving will
end next Sunday, 6 April 2014, when 3.00am becomes
People may find it convenient to put
their clocks back by one hour before going to bed on
Saturday 5 April.
As well as changing clocks, the end of
daylight saving is an opportune time for people to check
their household emergency plans and survival items and home
The daylight saving period runs from the
last Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April. This
year daylight saving will recommence on 28 September.
background on daylight saving in New Zealand can be found on
the Department of Internal Affairs website.
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