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National Holidays in New Zealand in 2025

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
WednesdayJanuary 01New Year's DayNational Holiday
ThursdayJanuary 02Day after New Year's DayNational Holiday
MondayJanuary 20Wellington Anniversary DayRegional HolidayMonday closest to January 22nd
MondayJanuary 27Auckland Anniversary DayRegional HolidayMonday nearest to January 29th
MondayFebruary 03Nelson Anniversary DayRegional HolidayMonday nearest to February 1
ThursdayFebruary 06Waitangi Day (in lieu)National HolidayNational Day
MondayMarch 10Taranaki Anniversary DayRegional HolidaySecond Monday in March
MondayMarch 24Otago Anniversary DayRegional HolidayMonday nearest to March 23rd
FridayApril 18Good FridayNational Holiday
MondayApril 21Easter MondayNational Holiday
TuesdayApril 22Southland Anniversary DayRegional HolidayObserved on Easter Tuesday
FridayApril 25Anzac DayNational Holiday
SundayMay 11Mother's DayNot a Public Holiday2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
MondayJune 02King's BirthdayNational HolidayFirst Monday in June
FridayJune 20MatarikiNational HolidayMāori new year
SundaySeptember 07Father's DayNot a Public Holiday1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
MondaySeptember 22South Canterbury DayRegional HolidayFourth Monday in September
FridayOctober 24Hawke's Bay Anniversary DayRegional HolidayFriday before Labour Day
MondayOctober 27Labour DayNational HolidayThe fourth Monday in October
MondayNovember 03Marlborough Anniversary DayRegional HolidayFirst Monday after Labour Day
FridayNovember 14Christchurch Show DayRegional HolidayNorthern and Central Canterbury
MondayDecember 01Chatham Islands Anniversary DayRegional HolidayMonday nearest to November 30
MondayDecember 01Westland Anniversary DayRegional HolidayMonday nearest to Dec. 1 (Greymouth)
ThursdayDecember 25Christmas DayNational Holiday
FridayDecember 26Boxing DayNational Holiday