Public holidays and observances in New Zealand

Year 2018

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
February 6 Tuesday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 1 Sunday April Fools Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 25 Wednesday ANZAC Day National holiday
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 4 Monday Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
September 2 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 22 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 7 Wednesday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Wednesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Wednesday Day after New Year's Day National holiday
February 6 Wednesday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 1 Monday April Fools Observance
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National 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
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
October 28 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 22 Sunday 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 2020

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
February 6 Thursday Waitangi Day National holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 1 Wednesday April Fools Observance
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National 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 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
September 6 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 26 Monday Labour Day National holiday
October 31 Saturday Halloween Observance
November 14 Saturday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
December 21 Monday 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