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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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TIME, NEW ZEALAND STANDARD

There are few places whose time is ahead of New Zealand, two of these being Chatham Islands, 45 minutes, and Tonga, 20 minutes ahead. Fiji has the same time as New Zealand. The following places are behind New Zealand time by the number of hours and minutes shown. Thus, when it is noon New Zealand time it is 9.30 a.m. Adelaide time; New York, which is 17 hours behind New Zealand time, would therefore be 7 p.m. the previous day.

hr min
Adelaide 2 30
Athens 10 0
Berlin 11 0
Brisbane 2 0
Buenos Aires 15 0
Cairo 10 0
Cape Town 10 0
Cook Islands (except Niue) 22 30
Delhi 6 30
Djakarta 4 30
Hong Kong* 4 0
Honolulu* 22 0
London* 12 0
Melbourne 2 0
Montevideo* 15 30
Moscow 9 0
New York* 17 0
Niue 23 20
Ottawa* 17 0
Paris 11 0
Peking 4 0
Perth 4 0
Rio de Janeiro 15 0
Rome 11 0
San Francisco* 20 0
Singapore 4 30
Sydney 2 0
Tokyo 3 0
Vancouver* 20 0

Those marked * have daylight saving by either advancing their time one hour from standard time during the summer semester or retarding the winter semester.

by John Sidney Gully, M.A., DIP.N.Z.L.S., Assistant Chief Librarian, General Assembly Library, Wellington.

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John Sidney Gully, M.A., DIP.N.Z.L.S., Assistant Chief Librarian, General Assembly Library, Wellington.

Last updated 22-Apr-09