What days are public holidays in NZ over Easter?

What days are public holidays in NZ over Easter?

Observed dates for national public holidays and regional anniversary days….2022 — National public holidays.

Holiday Date
Waitangi Day Sunday 6 February or Monday 7 February
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Anzac Day Monday 25 April

What date is Easter this year in New Zealand?

Easter Sunday Observances

Year Weekday Date
2018 Sun Apr 1
2019 Sun Apr 21
2020 Sun Apr 12
2021 Sun Apr 4

What date is Good Friday NZ?

Good Friday Observances

Year Weekday Date
2019 Fri Apr 19
2020 Fri Apr 10
2021 Fri Apr 2
2022 Fri Apr 15

Is Easter Monday a public holiday in New Zealand?

Easter Monday is a statutory public holiday in New Zealand. It is on the Monday after Easter Sunday, in which Christians remember Jesus Christ’s resurrection.

How is Easter celebrated in New Zealand?

In New Zealand, Easter Monday is the last day of a four-day weekend, which includes Good Friday. Many people return from short trips out of town, while others relax at home. Many families take part in an Easter egg hunt and other Easter related activities. Chocolate eggs are especially popular to eat.

Why do we celebrate Easter in New Zealand?

So what does Easter mean to New Zealanders in this day and age? Most cultures and creeds in this country appear to have adapted Easter time to suit themselves. For Christians, Easter is, the oldest Christian festival, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus.

Is today a holiday NZ?

Today – 28 March 2022 – is not a holiday in New Zealand. Discover upcoming public holiday dates for New Zealand and start planning to make the most of your time off. National holidays are regulated under the Holiday Act 2003.