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Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2022

Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2022

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2SundayDay after New Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 3MondayDay off for New Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 4TuesdayDay off for Day after New Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 24MondayWellington Anniversary DayLocal holidayMWT*, Wellington
Jan 31MondayNorthland Anniversary DayLocal holidayNorthland
Jan 31MondayAuckland Anniversary DayLocal holidayAUK, BOP, GIS, HKB*, MWT*, WKO
Jan 31MondayNelson Anniversary DayLocal holidayCAN*, NSN, TAS, WTC*
Feb 6SundayWaitangi DayNational holiday 
Feb 7MondayDay off for Waitangi DayNational holiday 
Feb 14MondayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 14MondayTaranaki Anniversary DayLocal holidayTaranaki
Mar 21MondayOtago Anniversary DayLocal holidayOtago
Mar 21MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 1FridayApril FoolsObservance 
Apr 15FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Apr 16SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
Apr 19TuesdaySouthland Anniversary DayLocal holidaySouthland
Apr 25MondayANZAC DayNational holiday 
May 8SundayMother's DayObservance 
Jun 6MondayQueen Elizabeth II's BirthdayNational holiday 
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 24FridayMatarikiNational holiday 
Sep 4SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 26MondayQueen Elizabeth II Memorial DayNational holiday 
Sep 26MondaySouth Canterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Oct 21FridayHawke's Bay Anniversary DayLocal holidayHawke's Bay*
Oct 24MondayLabour DayNational holiday 
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance 
Oct 31MondayMarlborough Anniversary DayLocal holidayMarlborough
Nov 5SaturdayGuy Fawkes NightObservance 
Nov 11FridayCanterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Nov 28MondayChatham Islands Anniversary DayLocal holidayCIT
Nov 28MondayWestland Anniversary DayLocal holidayWest Coast*
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 27TuesdayDay off for Christmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this region.

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