New Zealand has a total of 40 holidays in 2020. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on January 1 each year.
Day after New Year's Day
Thursday, January 2, 2020 January 2 is a public holiday known as the Day after New Year’s Day in New Zealand
Wellington Anniversary Day
Monday, January 20, 2020 Wellington Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Northland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 27, 2020 Northland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Auckland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 27, 2020 Auckland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Nelson Anniversary Day
Monday, February 3, 2020 Nelson Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Waitangi Day
Thursday, February 6, 2020 On February 6 every year, New Zealanders celebrate Waitangi Day, a national holiday to commemorate the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document.
Valentine's Day
Friday, February 14, 2020 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Taranaki Anniversary Day
Monday, March 9, 2020 Taranaki Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in New Zealand (Wellington)
Otago Anniversary Day
Monday, March 23, 2020 Otago Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
April Fools
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 April Fools is a observance in New Zealand
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is two days before Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Southland Anniversary Day
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Southland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
ANZAC Day
Saturday, April 25, 2020 Many New Zealanders observe the Anzac Day public holiday on April 25 each year.
ANZAC Day observed
Monday, April 27, 2020 Many New Zealanders observe the Anzac Day public holiday on April 25 each year.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Queen's Birthday
Monday, June 1, 2020 The Queen’s birthday is an annual public holiday in New Zealand on the first Monday of June.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in New Zealand (Wellington)
Father's Day
Sunday, September 6, 2020 Father's Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September in New Zealand.
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in New Zealand (Wellington)
South Canterbury Anniversary Day
Monday, September 28, 2020 South Canterbury Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day
Friday, October 23, 2020 Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Labour Day
Monday, October 26, 2020 Labour Day is a nationwide public holiday in New Zealand on the fourth Monday in October each year.
Halloween
Saturday, October 31, 2020 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Marlborough Anniversary Day
Monday, November 2, 2020 Marlborough Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Guy Fawkes Night
Thursday, November 5, 2020 Guy Fawkes Night is a observance in New Zealand
Canterbury Anniversary Day
Friday, November 13, 2020 Canterbury Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Diwali/Deepavali
Saturday, November 14, 2020 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Chatham Islands Anniversary Day
Monday, November 30, 2020 Chatham Islands Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Westland Anniversary Day
Monday, November 30, 2020 Westland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in New Zealand (Wellington)
Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24, 2020 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on December 25 each year.
Boxing Day
Saturday, December 26, 2020 Boxing Day, annually observed on December 26, is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Boxing Day Observed
Monday, December 28, 2020 Boxing Day Observed is a national holiday in New Zealand
New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.