New Zealand has a total of 42 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on January 1 each year.
Day after New Year's Day
Sunday, January 2, 2022 January 2 is a public holiday known as the Day after New Year’s Day in New Zealand
Day off for New Year's Day
Monday, January 3, 2022 New Year’s Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on January 1 each year.
Day off for Day after New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 4, 2022 January 2 is a public holiday known as the Day after New Year’s Day in New Zealand
Wellington Anniversary Day
Monday, January 24, 2022 Wellington Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Northland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 31, 2022 Northland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Auckland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 31, 2022 Auckland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Nelson Anniversary Day
Monday, January 31, 2022 Nelson Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Waitangi Day
Sunday, February 6, 2022 On February 6 every year, New Zealanders celebrate Waitangi Day, a national holiday to commemorate the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document.
Day off for Waitangi Day
Monday, February 7, 2022 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
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Taranaki Anniversary Day
Monday, March 14, 2022 Taranaki Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in New Zealand (Wellington)
Otago Anniversary Day
Monday, March 21, 2022 Otago Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
April Fools
Friday, April 1, 2022 April Fools is a observance in New Zealand
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is two days before Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Southland Anniversary Day
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Southland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
ANZAC Day
Monday, April 25, 2022 Many New Zealanders observe the Anzac Day public holiday on April 25 each year.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Queen's Birthday
Monday, June 6, 2022 The Queen’s birthday is an annual public holiday in New Zealand on the first Monday of June.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in New Zealand (Wellington)
Matariki
Friday, June 24, 2022 Matariki is a national holiday in New Zealand
Father's Day
Sunday, September 4, 2022 Father's Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September in New Zealand.
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in New Zealand (Wellington)
South Canterbury Anniversary Day
Monday, September 26, 2022 South Canterbury Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day
Friday, October 21, 2022 Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Labour Day
Monday, October 24, 2022 Labour Day is a nationwide public holiday in New Zealand on the fourth Monday in October each year.
Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2022 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Marlborough Anniversary Day
Monday, October 31, 2022 Marlborough Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Guy Fawkes Night
Saturday, November 5, 2022 Guy Fawkes Night is a observance in New Zealand
Canterbury Anniversary Day
Friday, November 11, 2022 Canterbury Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Chatham Islands Anniversary Day
Monday, November 28, 2022 Chatham Islands Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Westland Anniversary Day
Monday, November 28, 2022 Westland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in New Zealand (Wellington)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on December 25 each year.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day, annually observed on December 26, is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Day off for Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Christmas Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on December 25 each year.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.