The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

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Daylight saving begins

New Zealand daylight saving starts on Sunday 27 September 2015 when clocks go forward one hour at 2.00 am to become 3.00 am.

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Information about New Zealand daylight saving.

Are you eligible for a Rates Rebate?

The Rates Rebate Scheme provides a subsidy to low-income homeowners on the cost of their rates.

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Are you eligible for a Rates Rebate?

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