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New Zealand Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in ANZ, APEC, Australia, Oceania, OECD and worldwide.

This page contains the list of New Zealand 2021 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of New Zealand official public holidays in 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Friday New Year's Day
Jan Saturday Second Day of the New Year
Jan Monday New Year's Holiday
Jan Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Wellington) regional
Feb Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Auckland) regional
Feb Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Nelson) regional
Feb Saturday Waitangi Day (National Day)
Feb Monday Waitangi Day Holiday (National Day)
Mar Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Taranaki) regional
Mar Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Otago) regional
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Monday Easter Monday
Apr Tuesday Provincial Anniversary Day (Southland) regional
Apr Sunday ANZAC Day
Apr Monday ANZAC Day Holiday
June Monday Queen's Birthday
Sep Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Canterbury South) regional
Oct Friday Provincial Anniversary Day (Hawke's Bay) regional
Oct Monday Labour Day
Nov Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Marlborough) regional
Nov Friday Provincial Anniversary Day (Canterbury) regional
Nov Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Chatham Islands) regional
Nov Monday Provincial Anniversary Day (Westland) regional
Dec Saturday Christmas Day
Dec Sunday Boxing Day
Dec Monday Christmas Holiday
Dec Tuesday Christmas Holiday

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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 (beta)


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 (2019-2029).

New Zealand Background Information and Links