Public Holidays in New Zealand 2018

Touch a holiday for details

Mon : New Year's Day

Tue : Day after New Years Day

Mon : Wellington Anniversary Day

  • Wellington Anniversary Day is the Monday that falls closest to 22 January and is observed as a public holiday within the old provincial boundaries
  • Provincials: Wellington Province


Mon : Auckland Anniversary Day

Mon : Nelson Anniversary Day

Tue : Waitangi Day

Mon : Taranaki Anniversary Day

Mon : Otago Anniversary Day

Fri : Good Friday

Mon : Easter Monday

Tue : Southland Anniversary Day

Wed : Anzac Day

  • Marks the anniversary of the first key military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.


Mon : Queen's Birthday

  • The Queens Birthday holiday is a moveable feast celebrating the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II who is not only Queen of Great Britain but also Queen of Australia and New Zealand


Mon : South Canterbury Day

Fri : Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day

Mon : Labour Day

Mon : Marlborough Anniversary Day

Fri : Christchurch Show Day

Mon : Chatham Islands Anniversary Day

Mon : Westland Anniversary Day

Tue : Christmas Day

Wed : Boxing Day

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