Public holidays and observances in New Zealand

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Monday Day after New Year's Day National holiday
January 25 Monday Wellington Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 1 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 1 Monday Nelson Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 1 Monday Northland Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 6 Saturday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 8 Monday Waitangi Day observed National holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Monday Taranaki Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 22 Monday Otago Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 1 Thursday April Fools Observance
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 3 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 4 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 6 Tuesday Southland Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 25 Sunday ANZAC Day National holiday
April 26 Monday ANZAC Day observed National holiday
May 9 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 7 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
September 5 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
September 27 Monday South Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 22 Friday Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 25 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Sunday Halloween Observance
November 1 Monday Marlborough Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 5 Friday Guy Fawkes Night Observance
November 12 Friday Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 29 Monday Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 29 Monday Westland Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 22 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday
December 27 Monday Christmas Day observed Public Holiday
December 28 Tuesday Boxing Day observed Public Holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 3 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
January 4 Tuesday Day after New Year's Day National holiday
January 24 Monday Wellington Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 31 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 31 Monday Nelson Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 31 Monday Northland Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 6 Sunday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 7 Monday Waitangi Day observed National holiday
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
March 14 Monday Taranaki Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 21 Monday March equinox Season
March 21 Monday Otago Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 1 Friday April Fools Observance
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 16 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 17 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 19 Tuesday Southland Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 25 Monday ANZAC Day National holiday
May 8 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 6 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
September 4 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 26 Monday South Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 21 Friday Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 24 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Monday Halloween Observance
October 31 Monday Marlborough Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 5 Saturday Guy Fawkes Night Observance
November 11 Friday Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 28 Monday Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 28 Monday Westland Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday
December 27 Tuesday Christmas Day observed Public Holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
January 3 Tuesday Day after New Year's Day National holiday
January 23 Monday Wellington Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 30 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 30 Monday Nelson Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 30 Monday Northland Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 6 Monday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 14 Tuesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 13 Monday Taranaki Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 20 Monday Otago Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 1 Saturday April Fools Observance
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 8 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 9 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 11 Tuesday Southland Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 25 Tuesday ANZAC Day National holiday
May 14 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 5 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 22 Thursday June Solstice Season
September 3 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 25 Monday South Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 20 Friday Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 23 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 30 Monday Marlborough Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 31 Tuesday Halloween Observance
November 5 Sunday Guy Fawkes Night Observance
November 17 Friday Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 27 Monday Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 4 Monday Westland Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Tuesday Day after New Year's Day National holiday
January 22 Monday Wellington Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 29 Monday Northland Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 29 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 29 Monday Nelson Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 6 Tuesday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 11 Monday Taranaki Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 25 Monday Otago Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 30 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
March 31 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 1 Monday April Fools Observance
April 1 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 2 Tuesday Southland Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 25 Thursday ANZAC Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
September 1 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 23 Monday South Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 25 Friday Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 28 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 4 Monday Marlborough Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 5 Tuesday Guy Fawkes Night Observance
November 15 Friday Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 2 Monday Westland Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 2 Monday Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance