New Zealand has a total of 19 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on January 1 each year.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
|Day after New Year's Day
January 2 is a public holiday known as the Day after New Year’s Day in New Zealand
|Wednesday||January 2||National holiday|
On February 6 every year, New Zealanders celebrate Waitangi Day, a national holiday to commemorate the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document.
|Wednesday||February 6||National holiday|
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Good Friday is two days before Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday|
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
|Monday||April 22||National holiday|
Many New Zealanders observe the Anzac Day public holiday on April 25 each year.
|Thursday||April 25||National holiday|
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
The Queen’s birthday is an annual public holiday in New Zealand on the first Monday of June.
|Monday||June 3||National holiday|
Father's Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September in New Zealand.
Labour Day is a nationwide public holiday in New Zealand on the fourth Monday in October each year.
|Monday||October 28||National holiday|
|Guy Fawkes Night
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on December 25 each year.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
Boxing Day, annually observed on December 26, is a public holiday in New Zealand.
|Thursday||December 26||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.