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New Zealand Public Holidays 2024

See also: 2024 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 New Zealand 2024 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 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of New Zealand official public holidays in 2024 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Monday New Year's Day
Tuesday Second Day of the New Year
Monday Wellington Provincial Anniversary Day (WGN) regional
Monday Auckland Provincial Anniversary Day (AUK) regional
Monday Nelson Provincial Anniversary Day (NSN) regional
Tuesday Waitangi Day (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
Thursday ANZAC Day
Monday Queen's Birthday
Friday Matariki (Māori New Year)
Monday Canterbury South Provincial Anniversary Day (CAN*) regional
Friday Hawke's Bay Provincial Anniversary Day (HKB) regional
Monday Labour Day
Monday Marlborough Provincial Anniversary Day (MBH) regional
Friday Canterbury Provincial Anniversary Day (CAN) regional
Monday Chatham Islands Provincial Anniversary Day (CIT) regional
Monday Westland Provincial Anniversary Day (WTC) regional
Wednesday Christmas Day
Thursday Boxing 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.