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Canterbury Public Holidays 2026

New Zealand public holidays by region: all regions, 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 Canterbury (New Zealand) 2026 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 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license

The list of Canterbury (New Zealand) official public holidays in 2026 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Thursday New Year's Day
Friday Second Day of the New Year
Friday Waitangi Day (National Day)
Friday Good Friday
Monday Easter Monday
Saturday ANZAC Day
Monday ANZAC Day Holiday
Monday Queen's Birthday
Friday Matariki (Māori New Year)
Monday Canterbury South Provincial Anniversary Day partial
Monday Labour Day
Friday Canterbury Provincial Anniversary Day
Friday Christmas Day
Saturday Boxing Day
Monday Christmas Holiday

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