School Holiday Dates 2019 – School Term Dates 2019

New Zealand School Holiday and Term Dates

Find out what are the School Holiday Dates for 2019 and what are the School Term Dates for 2019 for NZ primary, intermediate and secondary schools. Also, want to know when are the 2019 public holidays in New Zealand, or even when is Anniversary Day in NZ?

Please¬†make sure you check the appropriate Terms table — whether for Primary & Intermediate schools or for Secondary¬†& Composite schools. You’ll also find the New Zealand public holidays, and the New Zealand Anniversary Days in the tables below.

*At any time, individual school dates¬†can vary. Term 1 start dates and Term 4 closing dates can differ up to 7 days between some schools. So it’s worth checking with your school to be certain of particular dates.

Also, now you can print off our super-handy 2019 Term Dates Printable. Pop these dates up on your fridge, or your child’s pinboard, to make planning the school year even easier.

If you want to find out what are the school terms for 2019, or you want to find out what are the school holidays for 2019 in NZ, find out all this and more below.


What are the School Holiday Dates for 2019?

Term 1 School Holiday (Autumn holiday)
Saturday 13 April to Sunday 28 April 2019

Term 2 School Holiday (Winter holiday)
Saturday 6 July to Sunday 22 July 2019

Term 3 School Holiday (Spring holiday)
Saturday 28 September to Sunday 13 October 2019

Term 4 School Holiday (Summer holiday)
No later than Saturday 14 December for secondary and composite schools.
No later than Saturday 21 December for primary and intermediate schools.


When are the School Term Dates for 2019?

Term 1
Between Monday 28 January and Thursday 7 February* to Friday 12 April

Term 2
Monday 29 April to Friday 5 July

Term 3
Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September

Term 4
Monday 14 October to no later than Friday 20 December (for Primary & intermediate schools) and no later than Friday 13 December (for Secondary schools)*


School Holiday and School Term Dates 2019-Table format

For all New Zealand Primary, Intermediate and Secondary Schools

Term 1  2019
Starts between Monday 28 January (earliest) and Thursday 7 February (latest) Ends Friday 12 April
School holiday: Saturday 13 April – Sunday 28 April (includes Easter, Easter Tuesday and ANZAC day).
Term 2  2019
Starts Monday 29 April Ends Friday 5 July
School holiday: Saturday 6 July ‚Äď Sunday 21 July.
Term 3  2019
Starts Monday 22 July Ends Friday 27 September
School holiday:¬†Saturday 28 September ‚Äď Sunday 13 October.
Term 4  2019
Starts Monday 14 October Ends no later than Friday 13 December for secondary and composite schools.
Ends no later than Friday 20 December for primary and intermediate schools.
Summer school holiday: 5 or 6 weeks (from school‚Äôs closing date until school’s opening date between Monday 27 January and Friday 7 February 2019).


New Zealand Public Holidays 2019 (Statutory)

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

Name of Public Holiday  Date holiday falls in 2019
¬†New Year’s Day 1 January
 Day after New Years Day 2 January
 Waitangi Day 6 February
 Good Friday 19 April
 Easter Monday 22 April
 Easter Tuesday (schools only) 23 April
 Anzac Day 25 April
¬†Queen’s Birthday 3 June
 Labour Day 28 October
 Christmas Day 25 December
 Boxing Day 26 December


New Zealand Regional Anniversary Day Holidays 2019

Region Date School term
Auckland/Northland 28 January  Refer school start date
Taranaki 11 March  Within Term 1
Hawke’s Bay 25 October ¬†Within Term 4
Wellington 21 January  Within school holidays
Marlborough  4 November  Within Term 4
Nelson  4 February  Refer school start date
Canterbury 15 November  Within Term 4
Canterbury (South) 23 September  Within Term 3
Westland  2 December  Within Term 4
Otago 25 March  Within Term 1
Southland 23 April  Within school holidays
Chatham Islands  2 December  Within Term 4


School Holiday and School Term Dates 2019-Printable format

School term dates 2019

The Kiwi Families Team

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