Public holidays and observances in New Zealand

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 Nelson Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 29 Monday Northland Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 29 Monday Auckland 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 Easter Monday National holiday
April 1 Monday April Fools Observance
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 Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 2 Monday Westland 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

Year 2025

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Thursday Day after New Year's Day National holiday
January 20 Monday Wellington Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 27 Monday Northland Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 27 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 3 Monday Nelson Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 6 Thursday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
March 10 Monday Taranaki Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 20 Thursday March equinox Season
March 24 Monday Otago Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 1 Tuesday April Fools Observance
April 18 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 19 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 20 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 21 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 22 Tuesday Southland Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 25 Friday ANZAC Day National holiday
May 11 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 2 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Saturday June Solstice Season
September 7 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 22 Monday South Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
September 23 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 24 Friday Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 27 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Friday Halloween Observance
November 3 Monday Marlborough Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 5 Wednesday Guy Fawkes Night Observance
November 14 Friday Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 1 Monday Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 1 Monday Westland Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 22 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Wednesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Thursday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Friday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Wednesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2026

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Thursday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Friday Day after New Year's Day National holiday
January 19 Monday Wellington Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 26 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day Local holiday
January 26 Monday Northland Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 2 Monday Nelson Anniversary Day Local holiday
February 6 Friday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 14 Saturday Valentine's Day Observance
March 9 Monday Taranaki Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 21 Saturday March equinox Season
March 23 Monday Otago Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 1 Wednesday April Fools Observance
April 3 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 5 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 6 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 7 Tuesday Southland Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 25 Saturday ANZAC Day National holiday
April 27 Monday ANZAC Day observed National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
September 6 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 23 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 28 Monday South Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 23 Friday Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Local holiday
October 26 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Saturday Halloween Observance
November 2 Monday Marlborough Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 5 Thursday Guy Fawkes Night Observance
November 13 Friday Canterbury Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 30 Monday Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Local holiday
November 30 Monday Westland Anniversary Day Local holiday
December 22 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday
December 28 Monday Boxing Day observed Public Holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2027

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 21 Sunday March equinox Season
March 22 Monday Otago Anniversary Day Local holiday
March 26 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 27 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
March 28 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
March 29 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
March 30 Tuesday Southland Anniversary Day Local holiday
April 1 Thursday April Fools Observance
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 22 Tuesday 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