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New Zealand Public Holidays (December 2020 to October 2021)

See also: upcoming public holidays in ANZ, APEC, Australia, Oceania, OECD and worldwide.

New Zealand public holidays by region: Auckland (AUK), Canterbury (CAN), Chatham Islands (CIT), Hawkes Bay (HKB), Marlborough (MBH), Nelson (NSN), Otago (OTA), Southland (STL), Taranaki (TKI), Wellington (WGN), Westland (WTC).

This page contains the list of upcoming New Zealand official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and sectorial holidays from December 2020 to October 2021. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps.

The list of upcoming New Zealand official public holidays is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday Christmas Day
Saturday Boxing Day
Monday Christmas Holiday
Friday New Year's Day
Saturday Second Day of the New Year
Monday New Year's Holiday
Monday Wellington Provincial Anniversary Day (WGN) regional
Monday Auckland Provincial Anniversary Day (AUK) regional
Monday Nelson Provincial Anniversary Day (NSN) regional
Saturday Waitangi Day (National Day)
Monday Waitangi Day Holiday (National Day)
Monday Taranaki Provincial Anniversary Day (TKI) regional
Monday Otago Provincial Anniversary Day (OTA) regional
Friday Good Friday
Monday Easter Monday
Tuesday Southland Provincial Anniversary Day (STL) regional
Sunday ANZAC Day
Monday ANZAC Day Holiday
Monday Queen's Birthday
Monday Canterbury South Provincial Anniversary Day (CAN*) regional
Friday Hawke's Bay Provincial Anniversary Day (HKB) regional
Monday Labour Day

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Recent New Zealand Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to New Zealand public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in New Zealand


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in New Zealand, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2021-2031).

New Zealand Background Information and Links



New Zealand Regional Abbreviations


Below is a list of the New Zealand regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.