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2023 NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in New Zealand is

25th December, SundayChristmas Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of New Zealand in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SundaySunJan 01, 2023Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 02, 2023Jan 02Day after New Year's Day
TuesdayTueJan 03, 2023Jan 03New Year Holiday
MondayMonFeb 06, 2023Feb 06Waitangi Day
FridayFriApr 07, 2023Apr 07Good Friday
SundaySunApr 09, 2023Apr 09Easter
MondayMonApr 10, 2023Apr 10Easter Monday
TuesdayTueApr 25, 2023Apr 25ANZAC Day
MondayMonJun 05, 2023Jun 05Queen's Birthday
MondayMonOct 23, 2023Oct 23Labour Day
MondayMonDec 25, 2023Dec 25Christmas Day
TuesdayTueDec 26, 2023Dec 26Boxing Day
SundaySunDec 31, 2023Dec 31New Year's Eve

Public Holidays in New Zealand

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Sunday Dec 25, 2022

The upcoming New Zealand holiday Christmas Day is in 17 days from today.

Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Monday Dec 26, 2022

The upcoming New Zealand holiday Boxing Day is in 18 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Sunday Jan 01, 2023

The upcoming New Zealand holiday New Year's Day is in 24 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJun 02, 2023Jun 02National Donut Day

2023 Public Holidays New Zealand Service

The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in New Zealand which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide New Zealand holiday calendar for 2023 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.