New Zealand has several public holidays throughout the year. Some of New Zealand's holidays are similar to other countries, while a few holidays are specific to New Zealand. New Zealand also has provincial holidays that is the anniversay day of the province.

New Zealand Public Holiday Dates

New Zealand has several public holidays throughout the year. A public holiday is a nationally observed day that most people do not work. For those people who do work, over time rates apply and an extra day is given in lieu.

Some of New Zealand's holidays are similar to other countries, while a few holidays are specific to New Zealand.

New Zealand Holiday Dates 2008

  • New Year, 1 - 2 January
  • Waitangi Day, 6 February
  • Good Friday, 21 March
  • Easter Monday, 24 March
  • ANZAC Day, 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday, 2 June
  • Labour Day, 27 October
  • Christmas Day, 25 December
  • Boxing Day, 26 December

New Zealand Holiday Dates 2009

  • New Year, 1 - 2 January
  • Waitangi Day, 6 February
  • Good Friday, 10 April
  • Easter Monday, 13 April
  • ANZAC Day, 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday, 1 June
  • Labour Day, 26 October
  • Christmas Day, 25 December
  • Boxing Day, 26 December

New Zealand Holiday Dates 2010

  • New Year, 1 - 2 January
  • Waitangi Day, 6 February
  • Good Friday, 2 April
  • Easter Monday, 5 April
  • ANZAC Day, 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday, 7 June
  • Labour Day, 25 October
  • Christmas Day, 25 December
  • Boxing Day, 26 December

New Zealand Holiday Dates 2011

  • New Year, 1 - 2 January
  • Waitangi Day, 6 February
  • Good Friday, 22 April
  • Easter Monday, 25 April
  • ANZAC Day, 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday, 6 June
  • Labour Day, 24 October
  • Christmas Day, 25 December
  • Boxing Day, 26 December

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