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# <pre>
-# @(#)australasia 8.29
+# @(#)australasia 8.30
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
@@ -616,6 +616,11 @@ Zone Pacific/Pago_Pago 12:37:12 - LMT 1879 Jul 5
# Dateline Change skip Friday 30th Dec 2011
# Thursday 29th December 2011 23:59:59 Hours
# Saturday 31st December 2011 00:00:00 Hours
+#
+# Clarification by Tim Parenti (2012-01-03):
+# Although Samoa has used Daylight Saving Time in the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012
+# seasons, there is not yet any indication that this trend will continue on
+# a regular basis. For now, we have explicitly listed the transitions below.
Zone Pacific/Apia 12:33:04 - LMT 1879 Jul 5
-11:26:56 - LMT 1911
-11:30 - SAMT 1950 # Samoa Time
@@ -633,9 +638,28 @@ Zone Pacific/Guadalcanal 10:39:48 - LMT 1912 Oct # Honiara
11:00 - SBT # Solomon Is Time
# Tokelau Is
+#
+# From Gwillim Law (2011-12-29)
+# A correspondent informed me that Tokelau, like Samoa, will be skipping
+# December 31 this year, thereby changing its time zone from UTC-10 to
+# UTC+14. When I tried to verify this statement, I found a confirming
+# article in Time magazine online
+# <a href="http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2103243,00.html">
+# (http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2103243,00.html).
+# </a>
+#
+# From Jonathan Leffler (2011-12-29)
+# Information from the BBC to the same effect:
+# <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16351377">
+# http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16351377
+# </a>
+#
+# Patch supplied by Tim Parenti (2011-12-29)
+
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Fakaofo -11:24:56 - LMT 1901
- -10:00 - TKT # Tokelau Time
+ -10:00 - TKT 2011 Dec 30 # Tokelau Time
+ 14:00 - TKT
# Tonga
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S