School holiday dates 2014

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Check the 2014 School Terms and Holiday Dates for NZ primary, intermediate and secondary schools + Public holidays + regional Anniversary days in NZ.

Please ensure that you check the appropriate Terms table — whether for Primary & Intermediate schools or for Secondary and Composite schools.¬†At times, individual school dates will vary so it’s worth checking with your school to be certain of particular dates.¬†

2014 School Term Dates:

1. Primary and Intermediate Schools

Term 1  2014
Between Monday 27 January (at the earliest); and
Friday 7 February (at the latest)
to Thursday 17 April
Term 2  2014
Monday 5 May to Friday 4 July
Term 3  2014
Monday 21 July to Friday 26 September
Term 4  2014
Monday 13 October to No later than Friday 19 December
(98 half-days)*

* or a day in December which ensures that the school has been open for instruction for 384 half-days in 2014.

2. Secondary and Composite Schools

Term 1  2014
Between Monday 27 January (at the earliest); and
Friday 7 February (at the latest)
to Thursday 17 April
Term 2  2014
Monday 5 May to Friday 4 July
Term 3  2014
Monday 21 July to Friday 26 September
Term 4  2014
Monday 13 October to Wednesday 16 December*

* Or a day in December which ensures that the school has been open for instruction for 380 half-days in 2014.

2014 Public (Statutory) Holidays

New Zealand schools must be closed on Saturdays and Sundays and on the following statutory holidays:

 2014
¬†New Year’s Day 1 January
 Day after New Years Day 2 January
 Waitangi Day 6 February
 Good Friday 18 April
 Easter Monday 21 April
 Day after Easter Monday 22 April
 Anzac Day 25 April
¬†Queen’s Birthday 2 June
 Labour Day 27 October
 Christmas Day 25 December
 Boxing Day 26 December

 

And the relevant Anniversary Day Holiday for 2014 as listed below:

Auckland  Monday 27 January Refer individual school start date
Taranaki  Monday 10 March  Within Term 1
Hawke’s Bay ¬†Friday 24 October ¬†Within Term 4
Wellington  Monday 20 January  Within school holidays
Marlborough  Monday 3 November  Within Term 4
Nelson  Monday 3 February Refer individual school start date
Canterbury  Friday 14 November  Within Term 4
Canterbury (South)  Monday 22 September  Within Term 3
Westland  Monday 1 December  Within Term 4
Otago  Monday 24 March  Within Term 1
Southland  Monday 22 January  Within school holidays
Chatham Islands  Monday 1 December  Within Term 4

 

The Kiwi Families Team

This information was compiled by the Kiwi Families team.

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