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Topic # 138807 17-Jan-2014 10:34 Send private message

(with apologies to Tom Jones)
I'm curious as to whether anyone has any ideas as to why the stock iOS clock in NZ has Waitangi listed in the world clock section?

I initially thought that Apple were harking back to the days when Waitangi was (I believe) the official capital of NZ.... and maybe they ran on a different time back then... but that was a stretch of the imagination.
Seems it's actually Waitangi in the Chatham Islands, who are 45 mins ahead of NZ time... but why have it as default? Is it perhaps the default time for Australaisia iOS devices? Anyone know?







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  Reply # 968740 17-Jan-2014 10:44 Send private message

nothing there




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  Reply # 968754 17-Jan-2014 10:50 Send private message

aaaaagghh... sorry, I thought I had the image upload thing sussed.... obviously not... might lose my geek card. It was just a screen shot of the iOS world clock with Waitangi set as the default zone.




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  Reply # 968780 17-Jan-2014 11:36 Send private message

Yes that confused me for a long time.

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  Reply # 968783 17-Jan-2014 11:41 Send private message

Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

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  Reply # 970482 21-Jan-2014 09:35 Send private message

trig42: Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

I tried so hard to ignore you but I just couldn't.

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  Reply # 970486 21-Jan-2014 09:39 Send private message

Handsomedan:
trig42: Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

I tried so hard to ignore you but I just couldn't.

Minions are just so damned CUTE!



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  Reply # 972042 22-Jan-2014 08:02 Send private message

trig42:
Handsomedan:
trig42: Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

I tried so hard to ignore you but I just couldn't.

Minions are just so damned CUTE!



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  Reply # 981280 6-Feb-2014 15:38 Send private message

Hi - sorry, but I thought this was a relevant day to resurrect my OP.

Maybe someone has gone out and purchased a new iOS device today, looked at the World Clock section of the Clock app, noticed that it's default extra time zone is Waitangi and figured out why this is so?

Or perhaps if you have looked at a newly set-up device you could confirm that your device has Waitangi listed by default.... thanks.




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Mike

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