New Zealand Public Holidays, School Holidays, Special Events and Daylight Saving Dates
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New Zealand Public Holidays
New Zealand public holidays for the rest of 2012 - 2013 are as follows.
|School holidays||28 September 2012 - 15 October 2012|
|Labour Day||Monday 22 October 2012|
|School holidays||20 December 2012 - 28 January 2013|
|Christmas Day||Tuesday 25 December 2012|
|Boxing Day holiday||Wednesday 26 December 2012|
|New Year's Day||Tuesday 1 January 2013|
|Day after New Year's Day||Wednesday 2 January 2013|
|Waitangi Day||Wednesday 6 February 2013|
|School holidays||19 April 2013 - 6 May 2013|
|Good Friday (Easter)||Friday 29 March 2013|
|Easter Monday||Monday 1 April 2013|
|Anzac Day||Thursday 25 April 2013|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday 3 June 2013|
|School holidays||12 July 2013 - 29 July 2013|
|School holidays||27 September 2013 - 14 October 2013|
|Labour Day||Monday 28 October 2013|
|School holidays||20 December 2013 - 27 January 2014|
|Christmas Day||Wednesday 25 December 2013|
|Boxing Day holiday||Thursday 26 December 2013|
|New Year's Day||Wednesday 1 January 2014|
|Day after New Year's Day||Thursday 2 January 2014|
New Zealand School Holidays
here to view the dates of all New Zealand school holidays for 2011 - 2012.
(the web page includes a link for 2013 dates). This information is provided
by the Ministry of Education.
New Zealand Provincial Holidays 2012/2013
|Provincial District||Actual Day||Observance Day 2012||Observance Day 2013|
|22 January||23 January||21 January|
(Waikato, King Country,Coromandel,Bay of Plenty,Gisborne,East Coast)
|29 January||30 January||28 January|
|1 February||30 January||4 February|
|31 March||12 March||11 March|
|23 March||26 March||25 March|
|1 November||19 October||25 October|
|1 November||29 October||4 November|
|16 December||16 November||15 November|
|17 January||16 January||21 January|
|1 December||3 December||2 December|
New Zealand Events
Comprehensive event information is available online at the following web sites.
Dates for Daylight Saving (New Zealand Summer Time)
New Zealand standard time is GMT+12. Daylight saving (summer time) starts at 2 am on the last Sunday in September, when the clocks are put forward by one hour (GMT+13) and ends at 3am on the first Sunday in April, when the clocks are put back one hour.