Fiji and Tonga has stopped using DST
eggert at twinsun.com
Tue Dec 5 01:19:24 UTC 2000
> Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 22:37:46 +0100 (CET)
> From: Steffen Thorsen <straen at thorsen.priv.no>
> Risto Nykänen <ristonykanen at luukku.com> has reported to me that both Tonga
> and Fiji has stopped using DST.
> I have tried to research this a little bit further, and found an official
> statement about Fiji:
> from http://www.fiji.gov.fj/core/press/2000_09_26_4.html
That statement no longer seems to be on the web. However, I did find
an earlier press release
which says nearly the same thing.
> I have not found anything for Tonga, but it is actually no surprise if
> they have stopped using DST, as the "first into year 2000" hype has ended.
> Back in March I found a notice on the website http://www.tongaonline.com
> that Tonga changed back to standard time one month early, on March 19
> instead of the original reported date April 16. Unfortunately, the article
> is no longer available on the site, and I did not make a copy of the
> text, and I have forgotten to report it here.
> (Original URL was: http://www.tongaonline.com/news/march162000.htm )
That's plenty good enough for me.
Thanks for both pointers.
More information about the tz