New Zealand School Holidays, Terms Dates & Public Holidays for 2020 – 2022

What every kid looks forward to is the school holidays!! So knowing this information can allow you to plan your next family holiday and with forward thinking can save yourself a few $$ if you book well in advance.

Here is a handy print off sheet of School Terms and Holidays to put onto your fridge.

School term dates and school holidays for Year 2020

Term 4 (Up to 10 weeks)

Starts Monday 12 October 2020 and no later than Friday 18 December 2020*

*Term 4 finish can differ please check with your local primary school, intermediate school, composite school and secondary school.

PLEASE NOTE:

School holidays between term one and two were brought forward so that they completed within the 4 week period of Alert level 4 in response to Covid-19.

Auckland Public Holidays:

Labour Day – Monday 26 October 2020

Christmas Day – Friday 25 December 2020

Boxing Day – Saturday 26 December 2020 observed on Monday 28 December 2020

School term dates and school holidays for Year 2021
Term 1 (Between 10 – 11 weeks)

Starts Monday 1 February 2021 (at the earliest) or Tuesday 9 February 2021* (at the latest) to Friday 16 April 2021

*Term 1 start date can differ by up to 7 days by school, please check with your local school.

Term 1 School Holiday

Saturday 17 April 2021 to Sunday 2 May 2021

Term 2 (10 weeks)

Starts Monday 3 May 2021 to Ends Friday 9 July 2021

Term 2 School Holiday

Saturday 10 July 2021 to Sunday 25 July 2021

Term 3 (10 weeks)

Starts Monday 26 July 2021 to Ends Friday 1 October 2021

Term 3 School Holiday

Saturday 2 October 2021 to Sunday 17 October 2021

Term 4 (Up to 10 weeks)

Starts Monday 18 October 2021 to no later than Monday 20 December 2021*

*Term 4 finish can differ please check with your local primary school, intermediate school, composite school and secondary school.

Term 4 School Holiday

Starts no later than Monday 20 December 2021 and ends no later than Tuesday 8 February 2022.

Auckland Public Holidays:

New Years Day – Friday 1 January 2021

Day after New Years Day – Saturday 2 January 2021, observed on Monday 4 January 2021

Auckland Anniversary Day – Monday 1 February 2021

Waitangi Day – Saturday 6 February 2021, observed on Monday 8 February 2021

Good Friday – Friday 2 April 2021

Easter Monday – Monday 5 April 2021

ANZAC Day – Sunday 25 April 2021, observed on Monday 26 April 2021

Queen’s Birthday – Monday 7 June 2021

Labour Day – Monday 25 October 2021

Christmas Day – Saturday 25 December 2021, observed on Monday 27 December 2021

Boxing Day – Sunday 26 December 2021, observed on Tuesday 28 December 2021 


School term dates and school holidays for Year 2022
Term 1 (Between 10 – 11 weeks)

Starts Monday 31 January 2022 (at the earliest) or Tuesday 8 February 2022 (at the latest)* to Thursday 14 April 2022

Term 1 start date can differ by up to 7 days for each school, please check with your local school for the exact start date.

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Term 1 School Holiday

Friday 15 April 2022 to Sunday 1 May 2022

Term 2 (10 weeks)

Starts Monday 2 May 2022 to Ends Friday 8 July 2022

Term 2 School Holiday

Saturday 9 July 2022 to Sunday 24 July 2022

Term 3 (10 weeks)

Starts Monday 25 July 2022 to Ends Friday 30 September 2022

Term 3 School Holiday

Saturday 1 October 2022 to Sunday 16 October 2022

Term 4 (Up to 10 weeks)

Starts Monday 17 October 2022 and ends no later than Tuesday 20 December 2022*

*Term 4 finish can differ please check with your local primary school, intermediate school, composite school and secondary school.

Term 4 School Holiday

Starts no later than Tuesday 20 December 2022 and ends no later than Tuesday 7 February 2023.

Auckland Public Holidays:

New Years Day – Saturday 1 January 2022, observed on Monday 3 January 2022

Day after New Years Day – Saturday 2 January 2022, observed on Tuesday 4 January 2022

Auckland Anniversary Day – Monday 31 January 2022

Waitangi Day – Sunday 6 February 2022, observed on Monday 7 February 2022

Good Friday – Friday 15 April 2022

Easter Monday – Monday 18 April 2022

ANZAC Day – Monday 25 April 2022

Queen’s Birthday – Monday 6 June 2022

Labour Day – Monday 24 October 2022

Christmas Day – Sunday 25 December 2022, observed on Tuesday 27 December 2022

Boxing Day – Monday 26 December 2022 

For more information, visit Education site or the New Zealand Government

Auckland region is at Alert Level 1

Auckland region is at Alert Level 1 and schools are encouraging students to to wear a face covering when travelling to and from school when using public transport.

For more information, visit Covid current alert level.

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