Chatham Islands Festival 2018

Better than Anywhere : Experience something from off the edge of time…forty-five minutes ahead of mainland NZ, the Chatham Islands will be holding their 10th Annual Festival on March 10th 2018. With the theme “Absolutely Chathams” this is a Festival not to be missed. Each year the festival organiser finds an outstanding entertainment package that......

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Chatham Island Time

Chatham Islands’ Time The Standard Time Act 1945 prescribed New Zealand standard time to be 12 hours ahead of GMT (not including DST) and applied to all of New Zealand, such as the Chatham Islands. However, Chatham Islanders informally set their clocks 45 minutes forward of the rest of New Zealand. It is unclear as......

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Chatham Islands Festival 2017

Experience something real off the edge of time.. forty-five minutes ahead of mainland  NZ, the Chatham Islands is holding their ninth annual Festival on March the 4th 2017. The festival showcases the Chatham Island culture, arts, food and music with many family activities such as speed shearing, bread baking, cake decorating, best tasting local honey, creative arts competitions, at......

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Chatham Islands Yacht Club

CHATHAM ISLANDS YACHT CLUB The Chatham Islands Yacht Club Fishing Tournament is held on the 1st and 2nd of January each year and has been running since 1990. The January 1st competition day is strictly shore-fishing only and the 2nd January is open to boat and shore fishing. There are various catagories in the tournament,......

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