New Zealand Public Holiday and School Holiday Dates - NZ national public holidays and regional/provincial holidays from your complete online travel guide to New Zealand.
Tomorrow is a public holiday in New Zealand. But “holiday” is a bit of a loose term for this one – it’s a day of national remembrance. It’s ANZAC Day. One day each year where we take some time to remember the people that made – and continue to make – it possible for us...Read More »
The brought major changes for Waitangi Day. The day finally became a public holiday. Increasingly, it also became the focus of growing Māori protest about the status of the Treaty of Waitangi and issues of race.
Waka boats leave the shore line of Waitangi beach in a demonstratration for the Prime Minister in celebration of Waitangi Day on February 6, 2009 in Waitangi, New Zealand. Waitangi Day is the national day of New Zealand which is a public holiday held each year on 6 February to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand's founding document, on that date in 1840.