New Zealand Public Holidays 2023

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

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Holiday Date
New Year's Day Sunday, 1 January 2023 (Observed - Tuesday, 3 January 2023)
Day after New Year's Day Monday, 2 January 2023
Waitangi Day Monday, 6 February 2023
Compensatory holiday on Monday
Good Friday Friday, 7 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday, 10 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday, 25 April 2023
Compensatory holiday on Monday
Queen's Birthday Monday, 5 June 2023
1st Monday in June
Matariki Friday, 14 July 2023
Labour Day Monday, 23 October 2023
4th Monday in October
Christmas Day Monday, 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2023

Regional Anniversary Days

These are only celebrated within each region, not nationwide

Holiday Date
Auckland, Northland and Waitkato Monday, 30 January 2023
Taranaki Monday, 13 March 2023
Hawke's Bay Friday, 20 October 2023
Wellington Monday, 23 January 2023
Marlborough Monday, 30 October 2023
Nelson Monday, 30 January 2023
Canterbury Friday, 17 November 2023
Canterbury (South) Monday, 25 September 2023
Westland Monday, 4 December 2023
Otago Monday, 20 March 2023
Southland Tuesday, 11 April 2023
Chatham Islands Monday, 27 November 2023
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