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New Zealand (Aotearoa) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

New Zealand (Aotearoa) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months



Internet extension: .nz - Telephone code: +64 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +12 (DST: yes)
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Name Date Kind
New Year's Day**Saturday January 1, 2022Secular holiday 
School holidays**Saturday January 1, 2022School holidays 
Auckland Heineken Tennis Open*Monday January 3, 2022Sports events 
New Year's Day**Monday January 3, 2022Secular holiday 
Day Following New Year's DayTuesday January 4, 2022Secular holiday 
Wellington Day (Wellington only)Monday January 17, 2022Secular holiday 
Anniversary Day (Auckland)*Monday January 31, 2022Secular holiday 
summer holiday (end)Monday January 31, 2022School holidays 
spring holiday (beginning)Friday October 1, 2021School holidays 
Auckland International Boat Show**Thursday October 7, 2021Tradeshows 
spring holiday (end)Monday October 18, 2021School holidays 
Regional holidayFriday October 22, 2021Secular holiday 
Labour Day*Monday October 25, 2021Secular holiday 
Auckland Marathon*Sunday October 31, 2021Sports events 
Regional holiday**Monday November 1, 2021Secular holiday 
Guy Fawkes Night*Friday November 5, 2021Culture 
Royal New Zealand Show**Wednesday November 10, 2021Tradeshows 
Remembrance DayThursday November 11, 2021cards/flowers 
Regional holiday**Friday November 12, 2021Secular holiday 
Black Friday*Friday November 26, 2021Special Events 
Advent Sunday*Sunday November 28, 2021Culture 
Regional holiday**Monday November 29, 2021Secular holiday 
Regional holiday**Monday December 6, 2021Secular holiday 
summer holiday (beginning)*Monday December 20, 2021School holidays 
Boxing Day*Monday December 27, 2021Secular holiday 
Christmas Day (forwarded to Tuesday)Tuesday December 28, 2021Secular holiday 
New Year's Eve*Friday December 31, 2021Culture 

New Year's Day -
Saturday January 1, 2022

Secular holiday : Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


School holidays -
Saturday January 1, 2022

School holidays : Www.minedu.govt.nz
calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education

Schools have been shut 5 weeks due to Covid epidemics
PISA ranking (average 493): 513 (among the 10 best WW)
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 850
Teaching language: English, Māori
schools close on Saturday & Sunday
school uniforms required
The University of Auckland ranking: Times Higher Education #165/QS ranking #82/Shanghai #151-200

Dates confrmed till Dec 2022

Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Auckland Heineken Tennis Open -
Monday January 3, 2022

Sports events : Http://www.atptennis.com/ 2021 edition confirmed (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


New Year's Day -
Monday January 3, 2022

Secular holiday : Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Day Following New Year's Day -
Tuesday January 4, 2022

Secular holiday :


Wellington Day (Wellington only) -
Monday January 17, 2022

Secular holiday :


Anniversary Day (Auckland) -
Monday January 31, 2022

Secular holiday : On that day, HMS Herald, bearing the Governor-to-be, Captain Hobson, dropped anchor in the Bay of Islands. If that event, rather than the ceremony at Waitangi eight days later, marks the establishment of this colony .


Summer holiday (end) -
Monday January 31, 2022

School holidays :


Spring holiday (beginning) -
Friday October 1, 2021

School holidays :


Auckland International Boat Show -
Thursday October 7, 2021

Tradeshows : Www.aucklandinternationalboatshow.com/ lasts 5 days 2021 edition confirmed


Spring holiday (end) -
Monday October 18, 2021

School holidays :


Regional holiday -
Friday October 22, 2021

Secular holiday :


Labour Day -
Monday October 25, 2021

Secular holiday : Commemorates the struggle for an eight-hour working day


Auckland Marathon -
Sunday October 31, 2021

Sports events : Www.aucklandmarathon.co.nz/ 2021 edition confirmed (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Regional holiday -
Monday November 1, 2021

Secular holiday : Marlborough Day in Marlborough only


Guy Fawkes Night -
Friday November 5, 2021

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Royal New Zealand Show -
Wednesday November 10, 2021

Tradeshows : Www.theshow.co.nz/ lasts 3 days - in Christchurch 2021 edition confirmed (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Remembrance Day -
Thursday November 11, 2021

cards/flowers :


Regional holiday -
Friday November 12, 2021

Secular holiday : Christchurch Day in Christchurch only


Black Friday -
Friday November 26, 2021

Special Events : Day of sales and bargains


Advent Sunday -
Sunday November 28, 2021

Culture : From the Latin word adventus meaning coming : observed in many Western Christian churches, a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. It is the beginning of the Western liturgical year. [Wikipedia]


Regional holiday -
Monday November 29, 2021

Secular holiday : Chatham Islands Day in the Chatham Islands Day only


Regional holiday -
Monday December 6, 2021

Secular holiday : Westland Day in Westland only


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Monday December 20, 2021

School holidays : Oner week later for primary schools


Boxing Day -
Monday December 27, 2021

Secular holiday : Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would traditionally receive gifts known as a Christmas box from their masters, employers or customers. Due to historical reasons, depending on the year, Boxing Day can be celebrated BEFORE Christmas in the UK. [Wikipedia]


Christmas Day (forwarded to Tuesday) -
Tuesday December 28, 2021

Secular holiday :


New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

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