New Zealand Holidays in 2023

Holiday date Holiday name Specific Location Holiday Type
Sun, January 1 New Year's Day National Holiday
Mon, January 2 New Year's Day Observed National Holiday
Tue, January 3 Day after New Year's Day National Holiday
Mon, January 23 Wellington Anniversary Day Manawatu-Wanganui*, Wellington Local Holiday
Mon, January 30 Northland Anniversary Day Northland Local Holiday
Mon, January 30 Auckland Anniversary Day AUK, BOP, GIS, HKB*, MWT*, WKO Local Holiday
Mon, January 30 Nelson Anniversary Day CAN*, NSN, TAS, WTC* Local Holiday
Mon, February 6 Waitangi Day National Holiday
Tue, February 14 Valentine's Day Observance
Mon, March 13 Taranaki Anniversary Day Taranaki Local Holiday
Mon, March 20 March Equinox Season
Mon, March 20 Otago Anniversary Day Otago Local Holiday
Tue, March 21 March Equinox Season
Sat, April 1 April Fool's Day Observance
Fri, April 7 Good Friday National Holiday
Sat, April 8 Holy Saturday Observance
Sun, April 9 Easter Day Observance
Mon, April 10 Easter Monday National Holiday
Tue, April 11 Southland Anniversary Day Southland Local Holiday
Tue, April 25 ANZAC Day National Holiday
Sun, May 14 Mother's Day Observance
Mon, June 5 Queen's Birthday National Holiday
Thu, June 22 June Solstice Season
Sun, September 3 Father's Day Observance
Sat, September 23 September equinox Season
Mon, September 25 South Canterbury Anniversary Day Canterbury* Local Holiday
Fri, October 20 Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day Local Holiday
Mon, October 23 Labour Day National Holiday
Mon, October 30 Marlborough Anniversary Day Marlborough Local Holiday
Tue, October 31 Halloween Observance
Sun, November 5 Guy Fawkes Night Observance
Fri, November 17 Canterbury Anniversary Day Canterbury* Local Holiday
Mon, November 27 Chatham Islands Anniversary Day Chatham Islands Local Holiday
Mon, December 4 Westland Anniversary Day West Coast* Local Holiday
Fri, December 22 December Solstice Season
Sun, December 24 Christmas Eve Observance
Mon, December 25 Christmas Day National Holiday
Tue, December 26 Boxing Day National Holiday
Sun, December 31 New Year's Eve Observance

Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday

Easter Monday

Labor Day

Summer Solstice