Holidays and Observances in New Zealand for 2022

What are the main holidays in New Zealand? As with most countries, national holidays in New Zealand generally mark religious, quasi-religious or patriotic occasions. Below is a listing of all public holidays in New Zealand. Add these holidays to a calendar using our calendar maker. Click on any holiday below for more details and dates for the next 10 years.

2022 NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAYS

DateDayHoliday NameHoliday Type
January
Jan 1SaturdayNew Years DayNational
Jan 2SundayDay After New Years DayNational
Jan 3MondayDay off for New Years DayNational
Jan 4TuesdayDay off for Day After New Years DayNational
February
Feb 6SundayWaitangi DayNational
Feb 7MondayDay off for Waitangi DayNational
Feb 14MondayValentines DayObservance
April
Apr 1FridayApril FoolsObservance
Apr 15FridayGood FridayNational
Apr 16SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayNational
Apr 25MondayANZAC DayNational
May
May 8SundayMothers DayObservance
June
Jun 6MondayKings BirthdayNational
Jun 24FridayMatarikiNational
September
Sep 4SundayFathers DayObservance
October
Oct 24MondayLabour DayNational
November
Nov 5SaturdayGuy Fawkes NightObservance
December
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayNational
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayNational
Dec 27TuesdayDay off for Christmas DayNational
Dec 31SaturdayNew Years EveObservance

2023 NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAYS

DateDayHoliday NameHoliday Type
January
Jan 1SundayNew Years DayNational
Jan 2MondayDay After New Years DayNational
Jan 3TuesdayDay off for New Years DayNational
February
Feb 6MondayWaitangi DayNational
Feb 14TuesdayValentines DayObservance
April
Apr 1SaturdayApril FoolsObservance
Apr 7FridayGood FridayNational
Apr 8SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayNational
Apr 25TuesdayANZAC DayNational
May
May 14SundayMothers DayObservance
June
Jun 5MondayKings BirthdayNational
July
Jul 14FridayMatarikiNational
September
Sep 3SundayFathers DayObservance
October
Oct 23MondayLabour DayNational
November
Nov 5SundayGuy Fawkes NightObservance
December
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayNational
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayNational
Dec 31SundayNew Years EveObservance