New Zealand has a total of 38 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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Holiday Date
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on January 1 each year.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
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, 2019
Wellington Anniversary Day
Monday, January 21, 2019
Northland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 28, 2019
Auckland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 28, 2019
Nelson Anniversary Day
Monday, February 4, 2019
Waitangi Day
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, 2019
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Taranaki Anniversary Day
Monday, March 11, 2019
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Otago Anniversary Day
Monday, March 25, 2019
April Fools
Monday, April 1, 2019
Good Friday
Good Friday is two days before Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Southland Anniversary Day
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Many New Zealanders observe the Anzac Day public holiday on April 25 each year.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Mother's Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Queen's Birthday
The Queen’s birthday is an annual public holiday in New Zealand on the first Monday of June.
Monday, June 3, 2019
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019
Father's Day
Father's Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September in New Zealand.
Sunday, September 1, 2019
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019
South Canterbury Anniversary Day
Monday, September 23, 2019
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day
Friday, October 25, 2019
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Labour Day
Labour Day is a nationwide public holiday in New Zealand on the fourth Monday in October each year.
Monday, October 28, 2019
Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Marlborough Anniversary Day
Monday, November 4, 2019
Guy Fawkes Night
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Canterbury Anniversary Day
Friday, November 15, 2019
Chatham Islands Anniversary Day
Monday, December 2, 2019
Westland Anniversary Day
Monday, December 2, 2019
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on December 25 each year.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Boxing Day
Boxing Day, annually observed on December 26, is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Thursday, December 26, 2019
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday, December 31, 2019