New Zealand has a total of 38 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on January 1 each year.
Day after New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 January 2 is a public holiday known as the Day after New Year’s Day in New Zealand
Wellington Anniversary Day
Monday, January 22, 2024 Wellington Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Northland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 29, 2024 Northland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Auckland Anniversary Day
Monday, January 29, 2024 Auckland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Nelson Anniversary Day
Monday, January 29, 2024 Nelson Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Waitangi Day
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 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
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 February 14 is Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Feast. The day of love owes its origins to ancient Roman and European Christian traditions.
Taranaki Anniversary Day
Monday, March 11, 2024 Taranaki Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in New Zealand (Wellington)
Otago Anniversary Day
Monday, March 25, 2024 Otago Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is two days before Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, March 30, 2024 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
April Fools
Monday, April 1, 2024 April Fools is a observance in New Zealand
Southland Anniversary Day
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 Southland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
ANZAC Day
Thursday, April 25, 2024 Many New Zealanders observe the Anzac Day public holiday on April 25 each year.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
King's Birthday
Monday, June 3, 2024 The King’s birthday is an annual public holiday in New Zealand on the first Monday of June.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in New Zealand (Wellington)
Matariki
Friday, June 28, 2024 Matariki is a national holiday in New Zealand
Fathers' Day
Sunday, September 1, 2024 Father's Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September in New Zealand.
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in New Zealand (Wellington)
South Canterbury Anniversary Day
Monday, September 23, 2024 South Canterbury Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day
Friday, October 25, 2024 Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Labour Day
Monday, October 28, 2024 Labour Day is a nationwide public holiday in New Zealand on the fourth Monday in October each year.
Halloween
Thursday, October 31, 2024 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Marlborough Anniversary Day
Monday, November 4, 2024 Marlborough Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Guy Fawkes Night
Tuesday, November 5, 2024 Guy Fawkes Night is a observance in New Zealand
Canterbury Anniversary Day
Friday, November 15, 2024 Canterbury Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Chatham Islands Anniversary Day
Monday, December 2, 2024 Chatham Islands Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
Westland Anniversary Day
Monday, December 2, 2024 Westland Anniversary Day is a local holiday in New Zealand
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in New Zealand (Wellington)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is a public holiday in New Zealand on December 25 each year.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 Boxing Day, annually observed on December 26, is a public holiday in New Zealand.
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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