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Holidays in New Zealand in 2018

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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2TuesdayDay after New Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 22MondayWellington Anniversary DayLocal holidayManawatu-Wanganui*, Wellington
Jan 29MondayNorthland Anniversary DayLocal holidayNorthland
Jan 29MondayAuckland Anniversary DayLocal holidayAUK, BOP, GIS, HKB*, MWT*, WKO
Jan 29MondayNelson Anniversary DayLocal holidayCAN*, NSN, TAS, WTC*
Feb 6TuesdayWaitangi DayNational holiday 
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 12MondayTaranaki Anniversary DayLocal holidayTaranaki
Mar 21WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 26MondayOtago Anniversary DayLocal holidayOtago
Mar 30FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Mar 31SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 1SundayEaster DayObservance 
Apr 1SundayApril FoolsObservance 
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
Apr 3TuesdaySouthland Anniversary DayLocal holidaySouthland
Apr 25WednesdayANZAC DayNational holiday 
May 13SundayMother's DayObservance 
Jun 4MondayQueen's BirthdayNational holiday 
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Sep 2SundayFather's DayObservance 
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 24MondaySouth Canterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Oct 19FridayHawke's Bay Anniversary DayLocal holidayHawke's Bay*
Oct 22MondayLabour DayNational holiday 
Oct 29MondayMarlborough Anniversary DayLocal holidayMarlborough
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 5MondayGuy Fawkes NightObservance 
Nov 7WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Nov 16FridayCanterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Dec 3MondayChatham Islands Anniversary DayLocal holidayChatham Islands
Dec 3MondayWestland Anniversary DayLocal holidayWest Coast*
Dec 22SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26WednesdayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this region.

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