Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals. In the table below, you will find when Diwali/Deepavali is official marked and celebrated in New Zealand over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
Friday November 5 Diwali/Deepavali
Wednesday October 26 Diwali/Deepavali
Tuesday November 13 Diwali/Deepavali
Sunday November 3 Diwali/Deepavali
Thursday October 23 Diwali/Deepavali
Wednesday November 11 Diwali/Deepavali
Sunday October 30 Diwali/Deepavali
Thursday October 19 Diwali/Deepavali
Wednesday November 7 Diwali/Deepavali
Sunday October 27 Diwali/Deepavali
Saturday November 14 Diwali/Deepavali

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