Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day in Hawke's Bay in 2019

Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day in Hawke's Bay in 2019
  How long until Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day?
This holiday next takes place in 9 days.
  Dates of Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day in Hawke's Bay
2021 Fri, Oct 22Regional Holiday
2020 Fri, Oct 23Regional Holiday
2019 Fri, Oct 25Regional Holiday
2018 Fri, Oct 19Regional Holiday
2017 Fri, Oct 20Regional Holiday
  Summary
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day is held on the Friday before Labour Day.

When is Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day?

Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day is held on the Friday before Labour Day.

Hawke's Bay province was created when it was split from Wellington on 1 November 1958. It became a provincial district in 1876.

Hawke's Bay was named by Captain Cook in honour of Edward Hawke, First Lord of the Admiralty.

This day is also known as 'Show Day' as the Friday is the last day of the Royal Agricultural Show.

Anniversary Days in New Zealand

The Holidays Act 1981 specifies each locality observing a Provincial Anniversary Day to celebrate the founding days or landing days of the first colonists of the various colonial provinces.

However the exact dates are not legislated for.

The regions covered are set by provincial district (as they stood when abolished in 1876), plus Southland, the Chatham Islands, South Canterbury and Northland.

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