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Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2025

Holidays and Observances in New Zealand in 2025

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2ThursdayDay after New Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 20MondayWellington Anniversary DayLocal holidayMWT*, Wellington
Jan 27MondayNorthland Anniversary DayLocal holidayNorthland
Jan 27MondayAuckland Anniversary DayLocal holidayAUK, BOP, GIS, HKB*, MWT*, WKO
Feb 3MondayNelson Anniversary DayLocal holidayCAN*, NSN, TAS, WTC*
Feb 6ThursdayWaitangi DayNational holiday 
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 10MondayTaranaki Anniversary DayLocal holidayTaranaki
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 24MondayOtago Anniversary DayLocal holidayOtago
Apr 1TuesdayApril FoolsObservance 
Apr 18FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Apr 19SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
Apr 22TuesdaySouthland Anniversary DayLocal holidaySouthland
Apr 25FridayANZAC DayNational holiday 
May 11SundayMother's DayObservance 
Jun 2MondayKing's BirthdayNational holiday 
Jun 20FridayMatarikiNational holiday 
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Sep 7SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Sep 22MondaySouth Canterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Sep 23TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 24FridayHawke's Bay Anniversary DayLocal holidayHawke's Bay*
Oct 27MondayLabour DayNational holiday 
Oct 31FridayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 3MondayMarlborough Anniversary DayLocal holidayMarlborough
Nov 5WednesdayGuy Fawkes NightObservance 
Nov 14FridayCanterbury Anniversary DayLocal holidayCanterbury*
Dec 1MondayChatham Islands Anniversary DayLocal holidayCIT
Dec 1MondayWestland Anniversary DayLocal holidayWest Coast*
Dec 22MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this region.

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