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Daylight Saving Starts Next Sunday!

Clocks go forward one hour - Sunday 3 October 1999

Don't forget to put your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed next Saturday night (October 2, 1999).

New Zealand Daylight Time will officially commence on Sunday 3 October, when 2.00am New Zealand Standard Time becomes 3.00am daylight saving time

Daylight Time begins on the first Sunday in October and runs through until the third Sunday in March the following year. The annual time adjustment is made every year under the Time Act of 1974.

A pamphlet entitled A Short Background on New Zealand Time and Daylight Time in New Zealand is available from the Department of Internal Affairs. For a copy call Margaret Retter, (04) 495 9493, email margaret.retter@dia.govt.nz

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