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Father's Day 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 Father's Day a Public Holiday?

Father's Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, September 6, 2020 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in New Zealand.

Father's Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting.

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Father's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunSep 6Father's DayObservance
2016SunSep 4Father's DayObservance
2017SunSep 3Father's DayObservance
2018SunSep 2Father's DayObservance
2019SunSep 1Father's DayObservance
2020SunSep 6Father's DayObservance
2021SunSep 5Father's DayObservance
2022SunSep 4Father's DayObservance
2023SunSep 3Father's DayObservance
2024SunSep 1Father's DayObservance
2025SunSep 7Father's DayObservance

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