44 Days that are public holidays

(1)

The following days are public holidays:

(a)

Christmas Day:

(b)

Boxing Day:

(c)

New Year’s Day:

(d)

2 January:

(e)

Waitangi Day:

(f)

Good Friday:

(g)

Easter Monday:

(h)

ANZAC Day:

(i)

the birthday of the reigning Sovereign (observed on the first Monday in June):

(ia)

the day on which a public holiday is observed to acknowledge Matariki (Te Rā Aro ki a Matariki/Matariki Observance Day) (see Schedule 1 of Te Ture mō te Hararei Tūmatanui o te Kāhui o Matariki 2022/the Te Kāhui o Matariki Public Holiday Act 2022):

(j)

Labour Day (being the fourth Monday in October):

(k)

the day of the anniversary of a province or the day locally observed as that day.

(2)

[Repealed]

(3)

[Repealed]

(4)

If 2 or more of the public holidays specified in subsection (1) fall on the same day, the public holidays must, for the purposes of this subpart, be treated as 1 day.

Compare: 1981 No 15 s 7A(2)

Section 44(1)(ia): inserted, on 12 April 2022, by wehenga 7 o Te Ture mō te Hararei Tūmatanui o te Kāhui o Matariki 2022/section 7 of the Te Kāhui o Matariki Public Holiday Act 2022 (2022 No 14).

Section 44(2): repealed, on 30 September 2008, by section 7 of the Holidays (Transfer of Public Holidays) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 103).

Section 44(3): repealed, on 30 September 2008, by section 7 of the Holidays (Transfer of Public Holidays) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 103).