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New Zealand Public Holidays 2026

This page contains a national calendar of all 2026 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official dates are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThuNew Year's Day
2 JanFriDay after New Year's Day
19 JanMonWellington Anniversary Day
26 JanMonAuckland Anniversary Day
2 FebMonNelson Anniversary Day
6 FebFriWaitangi Day
9 MarMonTaranaki Anniversary Day
23 MarMonOtago Anniversary Day
3 AprFriGood Friday
6 AprMonEaster Monday
7 AprTueSouthland Anniversary Day
25 AprSatAnzac Day
27 AprMonAnzac Day Holiday
1 JunMonQueen's Birthday
10 JunWedMatariki
28 SepMonSouth Canterbury Anniversary Day
23 OctFriHawkes' Bay Anniversary Day
26 OctMonLabour Day
2 NovMonMarlborough Anniversary Day
13 NovFriCanterbury Anniversary Day
30 NovMonChatham Islands Anniversary Day
30 NovMonWestland Anniversary Day
25 DecFriChristmas Day
26 DecSatBoxing Day
28 DecMonBoxing Day Holiday
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2026 are released.