National Holidays in New Zealand in 2019

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday Tue New Year's Day National Holiday
Wednesday Wed Day after New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Mon Wellington Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Monday closest to 22 January
Monday Mon Auckland Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Monday nearest to January 29 (Auckland Anniversary Day)
Monday Mon Nelson Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Monday nearest to February 1
Wednesday Wed Waitangi Day National Holiday National Day
Monday Mon Taranaki Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Second Monday in March
Monday Mon Otago Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Monday nearest to the actual day
Friday Fri Good Friday National Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday Mon Easter Monday National Holiday
Tuesday Tue Southland Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Observed on Easter Tuesday
Thursday Thu Anzac Day National Holiday
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May
Monday Mon Queen's Birthday National Holiday First Monday in June
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
Monday Mon South Canterbury Day Regional Holiday Fourth Monday in September
Friday Fri Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Friday before Labour Day
Monday Mon Labour Day National Holiday The fourth Monday in October
Monday Mon Marlborough Anniversary Day Regional Holiday First Monday after Labour Day
Friday Fri Christchurch Show Day Regional Holiday Northern and Central Canterbury
Monday Mon Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Monday nearest to November 30
Monday Mon Westland Anniversary Day Regional Holiday Monday nearest to December 1 (Greymouth)
Wednesday Wed Christmas Day National Holiday
Thursday Thu Boxing Day National Holiday

Notes

  • Since 2014, if ANZAC Day and Waitangi Day fall on weekend the following Monday will be a holiday.
  • Statutory holidays are legislated by several Acts of Parliament, particularly the Holidays Act 2003.