2020 School Terms and Holidays 

Some dates may vary according to location and schools

1

(11 weeks)

Between Monday 27 January and Friday 7 February Thursday 9 April School holidays: Saturday 11 April – Sunday 26 April (includes Easter, Easter Tuesday and ANZAC day)

Public holiday: Waitangi Day.

2

(10 weeks)

Tuesday 28  April Friday 3 July School holidays: Saturday 4 July – Sunday 19 July

Public holiday: ANZAC (observed) 27 April, Queen’s Birthday 1 June

3

(10 weeks)

Monday 20 July Friday 25 September School holidays: Saturday 26 September – Sunday 11 October
4

(10 weeks)

Monday 12 October Primary, intermediate and special schools: No later than Friday 18 December*

Secondary and composite: No later than Wednesday 16 December**

School holidays: 5 or 6 weeks (from school’s closing date until opening date of school the following year)

Public holidays: Labour Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day