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Tokelau residents will lose one day when the timeline jumps.
Tokelau community in the South Pacific said it would jump into the path across the time line, follow the steps that have been conducted Samoa.
Tokelau consists of three small islands which are under the government of New Zealand, located roughly midway between Hawaii and the coast of Australia.
Tokelau is currently located on the east, which means 23 hours behind New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington.
If the jump to the next line it will join with a time of Tokelau in New Zealand and listed on the first areas to start the day.
In May, Samoa announced the decision to cross the time line from east to west in an effort to improve relations with their largest trading partners, Australia and New Zealand.
Missing one day
Leap that time will be held on December 29 this year, and most likely will Tokelau will also do so at the same time.
Jovilisi Suveinakama, manager of Tokelau Liaison Office in Samoa, said it was logical to link it with Samoa.
“Samoa is our window in the sense out of the world so we see the logic to follow the same thing has been decided Samoa.”
With the entry into New Zealand time, Tokelau will be easier to relate Wellington.
“We usually encounter situations when the New Zealand call us on Sunday, but Monday is actually for them, and will not exist in our office who will call them on Friday because no one in the office since Saturday. So will see keutungan practical in terms of changes this timeline. “
Decision-Samoa and Tokelau-to move the time line on December 29, which means they will lose one day and was able to celebrate the New Year with his one time a new region, New Zealand.