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Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2015

Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2015

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2FridayDay after New Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 19MondayWellington Anniversary DayLocal holidayManawatu-Wanganui*, Wellington
Jan 26MondayNorthland Anniversary DayLocal holidayNorthland
Jan 26MondayAuckland Anniversary DayLocal holidayAUK, BOP, GIS, HKB*, MWT*, WKO
Feb 2MondayNelson Anniversary DayLocal holidayCAN*, NSN, TAS, WTC*
Feb 6FridayWaitangi DayNational holiday 
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 9MondayTaranaki Anniversary DayLocal holidayTaranaki
Mar 21SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23MondayOtago Anniversary DayLocal holidayOtago
Apr 1WednesdayApril FoolsObservance 
Apr 3FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Apr 4SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 5SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 6MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
Apr 7TuesdaySouthland Anniversary DayLocal holidaySouthland
Apr 25SaturdayANZAC DayNational holiday 
Apr 27MondayANZAC Day observedNational holiday 
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance 
Jun 1MondayQueen's BirthdayNational holiday 
Jun 22MondayJune SolsticeSeason 
Sep 6SundayFather's DayObservance 
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 28MondaySouth Canterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Oct 23FridayHawke's Bay Anniversary DayLocal holidayHawke's Bay*
Oct 26MondayLabour DayNational holiday 
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 2MondayMarlborough Anniversary DayLocal holidayMarlborough
Nov 5ThursdayGuy Fawkes NightObservance 
Nov 11WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Nov 13FridayCanterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Nov 30MondayChatham Islands Anniversary DayLocal holidayChatham Islands
Nov 30MondayWestland Anniversary DayLocal holidayWest Coast*
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 28MondayBoxing Day ObservedNational holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this region.

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