PIF

Chronology of Pacific Islands Forum Metrication:

Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)

251 NIU Niue [NZL]

251 NIU Niue [NZL]

NIU Time Zone -11 Niuē (Niue) [NZL] Alofi
Metric System Legal: 1925
International System Adoption: 1969
Self-Governing State in Free Association with New Zealand

249 COK Cook Islands [NZL]

249 COK Cook Islands [NZL]

COK Time Zone -10 Cook Islands [NZL] Avarua
Metric System Legal: 1925
International System Adoption: 1969
Island Country in Free Association with New Zealand
pacificislands.com/cook-islands/cook-islands-faq.asp#Measure
6. What is the measurement system?
Cook Islanders use the metric system for weights and measures and the Celsius scale for measuring temps.

19 NZL New Zealand

19 NZL New Zealand

NZL Time Zone +12 New Zealand Wellington
Metric System Legal: 1925 – New Zealand Authorizing use of metric system of weights and measures in 1925
International System Adoption: 1969
United Nations Member: 24 Oct 1945

17 AUS Australia

17 AUS Australia

AUS Capital Time Zone +10 Australia Canberra
Metric System Legal: 1947; see MetricPioneer.com/Australia for more detail
International System Adoption: 1961 and 1970
Compulsory Metric Implementation: 1988
United Nations Member: 1 Nov 1945

16 PNG Papua New Guinea

16 PNG Papua New Guinea

PNG Time Zone +10 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby
International System Adoption: 1970
United Nations Member: 10 Oct 1975
According Going Metric: an Analysis of Experiences in Five Nations and their Implications for U. S. Educational Planning – National Institute of Education Project No. 3-2173 by Albert B. Chalupsky and Jack J. Crawford and Edwin M. Carr 1974: An Ordinance of Papua-New Guinea, No. 78 of 1970, assented to on 19 October 1970, makes a similar provision to that of the Metric Conversion Act.

8 SLB Solomon Islands

8 SLB Solomon Islands

SLB Time Zone +11 Solomon Islands Honiara
International System Adoption: 1970
United Nations Member: 19 Sep 1978

10 FJI Fiji

10 FJI Fiji

FJI Time Zone +12 Fiji Suva
International System Adoption: 1972
United Nations Member: 13 Oct 1970

7 NRU Nauru

7 NRU Nauru

NRU Time Zone +12 Naoero (Nauru) Yaren District
International System Adoption: 1973-80
United Nations Member: 14 Sep 1999

12 TON Tonga

12 TON Tonga

TON Time Zone +13 Tonga Nuku’alofa
International System Adoption: 1975
United Nations Member: 14 Sep 1999

4 TUV Tuvalu

4 TUV Tuvalu

TUV Time Zone +12 Tuvalu Funafuti
International System Adoption: 1978
United Nations Member: 5 Sep 2000

2 KIR Kiribati

2 KIR Kiribati

KIR Time Zone +12, +13, +14 Kiribati Tarawa
International System Adoption: 1984
United Nations Member: 14 Sep 1999

15 FSM Micronesia (Federated States of)

15 FSM Micronesia (Federated States of)

FSM Time Zone +10 and +11 Federated States of Micronesia Palikir
International System Legal: 1986
International System Adoption: Incomplete
Compulsory Metric Implementation: ____
United Nations Member: 17 Sep 1991

1 MHL Marshall Islands

1 MHL Marshall Islands

MHL Time Zone +12 Marshall Islands Majuro
International System Legal: 1986
International System Adoption: Incomplete
Compulsory Metric Implementation: ____
United Nations Member: 17 Sep 1991

9 VUT Vanuatu

9 VUT Vanuatu

VUT Time Zone +11 Vanuatu Port Vila
International System Adoption: 1988
United Nations Member: 15 Sep 1981

25 PLW Palau

25 PLW Palau

PLW Time Zone +9 Belau (Palau) Melekeok
International System Legal: 1994
International System Adoption: Incomplete
Compulsory Metric Implementation: ____
United Nations Member: 15 Dec 1994

6 WSM Samoa

6 WSM Samoa

WSM Time Zone +13 Samoa Apia
International System Adoption: Incomplete
Compulsory Metric Implementation: ____
United Nations Member: 15 Dec 1976
frommers.com/destinations/samoa/684049
Weights & Measures — Samoa is officially on the metric system, but in their everyday lives, many residents still calculate distances by the British system used in American Samoa and in the United States. Speed limits are posted in miles per hour, and the speedometers of many local vehicles (most of which have the steering wheels on the left side, in the American and European fashion) show both miles per hour and kilometers per hour.

Samoa Ministry of Commerce Public Notice 2017

Samoa Ministry of Commerce Public Notice 2017

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