If you're visiting New Zealand from the UK or Europe, one of the biggest things to deal with is the time difference. There's no easy way to get round it, times in New Zealand are pretty much the exact opposite to the UK and Europe. Breakfast time in Auckland is dinner time in London, mid afternoon in Nelson is the middle of the night in Amsterdam. It's all upside down!  Here's a handy summary of time differences between New Zealand and the United Kingdom / Europe, including the best time to phone and a few handy hints on how to handle that time difference once you're here.

Miles (the Big Moa) from MoaTrek at Lake Wakatipu
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miles

Planning a trip to New Zealand from the USA and struggling to get your head around those time differences? What do you mean these crazy Kiwis are a day ahead but behind on the clock? How does that work? Getting your head around the dateline and time differences can be tricky, so not worry, here's a handy guide to time differences between New Zealand and the USA, the best time to call New Zealand from the USA (and calling home once you're here) and a few more tips on how to handle that time difference.

Miles (the Big Moa) from MoaTrek at Lake Wakatipu
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miles