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2021 NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in New Zealand is

25th December, FridayChristmas Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of New Zealand in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatJan 02, 2021Jan 02Day after New Year's Day
SaturdaySatFeb 06, 2021Feb 06Waitangi Day
MondayMonFeb 08, 2021Feb 08Waitangi Day Holiday
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SundaySunApr 04, 2021Apr 04Easter
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
SundaySunApr 25, 2021Apr 25ANZAC Day
MondayMonApr 26, 2021Apr 26ANZAC Day Holiday
MondayMonJun 07, 2021Jun 07Queen's Birthday
MondayMonOct 25, 2021Oct 25Labour Day
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 26Boxing Day
MondayMonDec 27, 2021Dec 27Christmas Day Holiday
TuesdayTueDec 28, 2021Dec 28Boxing Day Holiday

Public Holidays in New Zealand

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Friday Dec 25, 2020

The upcoming New Zealand holiday Christmas Day is in 21 days from today.

Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Saturday Dec 26, 2020

The upcoming New Zealand holiday Boxing Day is in 22 days from today.

Boxing Day Holiday

Boxing Day Holiday

Monday Dec 28, 2020

The upcoming New Zealand holiday Boxing Day Holiday is in 24 days from today.

2021 Public Holidays New Zealand Service

The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in New Zealand which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide New Zealand holiday calendar for 2021 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

New Zealand public holidays revolve on a variety of cultural, national, and religious beliefs. The holidays are categorized into national, statutory, and provincial anniversary days. Workers get up to 20 annual holidays, eleven of them being official holidays. During public holidays, workers are given paid day offs. Government offices and businesses are closed on these days.

New Zealand is a Christian dominated country. Most of the religious holidays are therefore based on Christianity. Easter celebration is among the celebrated holy days that Christians celebrate. Christians observe this day by helping the poor, visiting the sick, and having festivals. Christmas day is the main event that Christians celebrate. The celebrations are marked by singing and dancing along the streets from the eve of the day until the D-day.

New Zealand celebrates several public holidays including the ANZAC Day which commemorates citizens who lost their lives fighting the war for peacekeeping.

Waitangi day is the most celebrated public holiday in New Zealand. The celebrations are held in remembrance of the signing of Waitangi treaty in 1840. The treaty made New Zealand part of British Empire and gave Maori people the rights to their land. It also stated that same human rights as British must be subject to the New Zealand natives.

The day is graced by the Maori cultural songs, dances, and military parade. Government personnel and other invited dignitaries make speeches during national holidays. The celebrations happen across New Zealand. People celebrate with festivities of different kinds while others use the day for picnics.