New Zealand Public Holidays
2012 New Zealand Public Holidays
|Waitangi Day||6 February|
|Good Friday||6 April|
|Easter Monday||9 April|
|ANZAC Day||25 April|
|Queen's Birthday||4 June|
|Labour Day||22 October|
|Christmas Day||25 December|
|Boxing Day||26 December|
New Zealand Regional Anniversary Holidays
Each province of New Zealand has a public holiday on its particular anniversary day. The anniversaries relate to the former provinces in the 19th Century, and not related to today’s districts and regions.
|South Canterbury||24 September|
|Hawkes Bay||19 October|
|Chatham Islands||03 December|
About The Public Holidays
- Waitangi Day celebrates the historic Treaty of Waitangi that was signed on 6 February, 1840.
- ANZAC Day marks the 1915 landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli.
- The Queen's Birthday is a public holiday as she’s not just Queen to the UK but also in New Zealand.
- Labour Day commemorates the struggle for an eight-hour working day.
Pisa Conservation Area
Lake Wakatipu, Kingston
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