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Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2024

Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2024

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2TuesdayDay after New Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 22MondayWellington Anniversary DayLocal holidayMWT*, 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 11MondayTaranaki Anniversary DayLocal holidayTaranaki
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25MondayOtago Anniversary DayLocal holidayOtago
Mar 29FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Mar 30SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
Apr 1MondayApril FoolsObservance 
Apr 2TuesdaySouthland Anniversary DayLocal holidaySouthland
Apr 25ThursdayANZAC DayNational holiday 
May 12SundayMother's DayObservance 
Jun 3MondayKing's BirthdayNational holiday 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 28FridayMatarikiNational holiday 
Sep 1SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Sep 23MondaySouth Canterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 25FridayHawke's Bay Anniversary DayLocal holidayHawke's Bay*
Oct 28MondayLabour DayNational holiday 
Oct 31ThursdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 4MondayMarlborough Anniversary DayLocal holidayMarlborough
Nov 5TuesdayGuy Fawkes NightObservance 
Nov 15FridayCanterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Dec 2MondayChatham Islands Anniversary DayLocal holidayCIT
Dec 2MondayWestland Anniversary DayLocal holidayWest Coast*
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this region.

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