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Fathers' Day 2024 in New Zealand

Many New Zealanders observe Father’s Day on the first Sunday of September. It is a day for people to show their appreciation for fathers and father figures like stepfathers, fathers-in-law, guardians, foster parents, and family friends.

Is Fathers' Day a Public Holiday?

Fathers' Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, September 1, 2024 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in New Zealand.

Father's Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting.


About Fathers' Day

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Fathers' Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018SunSep 2Fathers' DayObservance
2019SunSep 1Fathers' DayObservance
2020SunSep 6Fathers' DayObservance
2021SunSep 5Fathers' DayObservance
2022SunSep 4Fathers' DayObservance
2023SunSep 3Fathers' DayObservance
2024SunSep 1Fathers' DayObservance
2025SunSep 7Fathers' DayObservance
2026SunSep 6Fathers' DayObservance
2027SunSep 5Fathers' DayObservance
2028SunSep 3Fathers' DayObservance

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