Important Dates in New Zealand for 2012


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Public Holidays

New Years Day Holiday Sunday 1 January or Tuesday 3 January
Day after New Years Day Monday 2 January
Waitangi Day Monday 6 February
Good Friday Friday 6 April
Easter Monday Monday 9 April
ANZAC Day Wednesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday Monday 4 June
Labour Day Monday 22 October
Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December
Boxing Day Wednesday 26 December

Anniversary Holidays

Wellington Anniversary Monday 23 January
Nelson Anniversary Monday 30 January
Auckland Anniversary Monday 30 January
Taranaki Anniversary Monday 12 March
Otago Anniversary Monday 26 March
Southland Anniversary Tuesday 10 April
South Canterbury Anniversary Monday 24 September
Hawkes Bay Anniversary Friday 19 October
Marlborough Anniversary Monday 29 October
Canterbury Anniversary Friday 16 November
Chatham Islands Anniversary Monday 3 December
Westland Anniversary Monday 3 December

School Terms

Secondary/Composite - T1 Between: Monday 30 January & Tuesday 7 February - Until: Thursday 5 April
Primary/Intermediate - T1 Between: Monday 30 January & Tuesday 7 February - Until: Thursday 5 April
Primary/Intermediate - T2 Monday 23 April - Until: Friday 29 June
Secondary/Composite - T2 Monday 23 April - Until: Friday 29 June
Secondary/Composite - T3 Monday 16 July - Until: Friday 28 September
Primary/Intermediate - T3 Monday 16 July - Until: Friday 28 September
Secondary/Composite - T4 Monday 15 October - Until no later: Friday 14 December
Primary/Intermediate - T4 Monday 15 October - Until no later: Thursday 20 December

Celebration Days

New Years Day Sunday 1 January
Chinese New Year Monday 23 January - Year of the Dragon
Valentine's Day Tuesday 14 February
Saint Patrick's Day Saturday 17 March
Easter Sunday Sunday 8 April
Mothers Day Sunday 13 May
Winter Solstice Wednesday 20 June
Matariki Thursday 21 June
Fathers Day Sunday 2 September
Guy Fawkes Monday 5 November
Summer Solstice Friday 21 December
Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December

Government

Tax Year End Saturday 31 March
Tax Year Start Sunday 1 April
Daylight Saving End Sunday 1 April (3.00am becomes 2.00am)
Daylight Saving Start Sunday 30 September (2.00am becomes 3.00am)