New Zealand Embassy Washington, United States of America

Consulate-General Holidays

2011 Public Holidays

  • Monday 3 January - In lieu of New Year’s Day
  • Monday 21 February - Presidents’ Day
  • Thursday 21 April - In lieu of Easter Monday**
  • Friday 22 April - Good Friday
  • Monday 30 May - Memorial Day
  • Monday 4 July - Independence Day
  • Monday 5 September - Labour Day
  • Thursday 24 November -Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday 25 November - Day after Thanksgiving
  • Monday 26 December - In lieu Christmas day
  • Tuesday 27 December - In lieu of Boxing Day
  • Wed 28 December - Ministry Holiday
  • Thursday 29 December - Ministry Holiday
  • Friday 30 December - Ministry Holiday

** Half day public holiday, half day annual leave

Of interest

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

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United Nations Handbook 2013-14

United Nations Handbook
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Registering your overseas travel made easier

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The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealand General Election 2014

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