Top events in New Zealand

December
31

Queenstown annual celebrates New Year's Eve with live music, DJs and a spectacular firework display.

January
01

Horse racing, fashion and fun come together at the annual Wellington Cup Carnival. This is the jewel in Wellington Racing Club’s crown and where...

January
07

A number of events are held in the summer ranging from the ever-popular ASB Gardens Magic concerts at the Wellington Botanic Garden Soundshell,...

New Zealand Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Each province also observes its particular anniversary day as a holiday.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
End date:
2 January 2016
February
06
Waitangi Day
Start date:
6 February 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
April
25
ANZAC Day
Start date:
25 April 2016
June
06
Queen's Birthday
Start date:
6 June 2016
October
24
Labour Day
Start date:
24 October 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
End date:
2 January 2017
February
06
Waitangi Day
Start date:
6 February 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
April
25
ANZAC Day
Start date:
25 April 2017
June
05
Queen's Birthday
Start date:
5 June 2017
October
23
Labour Day
Start date:
23 October 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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