New Zealand Public Holidays 2018

Dates for New Zealand national public holidays and regional anniversary days.

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Holiday Date
New Year's Day Monday, 1 January 2018
Day after New Year's Day Tuesday, 2 January 2018
Waitangi Day Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Good Friday Friday, 30 March 2018
Easter Monday Monday, 2 April 2018
ANZAC Day Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Queen's Birthday Monday, 4 June 2018
1st Monday in June
Labour Day Monday, 22 October 2018
4th Monday in October
Christmas Day Tuesday, 25 December 2018
Boxing Day Wednesday, 26 December 2018

Regional Anniversary Days

These are only celebrated within each region, not nationwide

Holiday Date
Auckland and Northland Monday, 29 January 2018
Taranaki Saturday, 31 March 2018 (Observed - Monday, 12 March 2018)
Hawke's Bay Thursday, 1 November 2018 (Observed - Friday, 19 October 2018)
Wellington Monday, 22 January 2018
Marlborough Thursday, 1 November 2018 (Observed - Monday, 29 October 2018)
Nelson Thursday, 1 February 2018 (Observed - Monday, 29 January 2018)
Canterbury Sunday, 16 December 2018 (Observed - Friday, 16 November 2018)
Canterbury (South) Sunday, 16 December 2018 (Observed - Monday, 24 September 2018)
Westland Saturday, 1 December 2018 (Observed - Monday, 3 December 2018)
Otago Friday, 23 March 2018 (Observed - Monday, 26 March 2018)
Southland Wednesday, 17 January 2018 (Observed - Tuesday, 3 April 2018)
Chatham Islands Friday, 30 November 2018 (Observed - Monday, 3 December 2018)
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