NZ School Holidays 2021, 2022 & 2023

Kia ora! We love New Zealand and we love its holidays even more.

2021
Term Starts Ends
School Term 1 Between Monday 1st and Tuesday 9th February Friday 16th April
Holidays Monday 19th April Friday 30th April
School Term 2 Monday 3rd May Friday 9th July
Holidays Monday 12th July Friday 23rd July
School Term 3 Monday 26th July Friday 1st October
Holidays Monday 4th October Friday 15th October
School Term 4 Monday 18th October Monday 20th December (at the latest) for all schools
  • You can also check the term dates of an individual school
  • Composite schools are schools offering education to students at both the primary and secondary levels (Years 1–15)
2022
Term Starts Ends
School Term 1 Between Monday 31st January and Tuesday 8th February Thursday 14th April
Holidays Monday 18th April Tuesday 29th April
School Term 2 Monday 2nd May Friday 8th July
Holidays Monday 11th July Friday 22nd July
School Term 3 Monday 25th July Friday 30th September
Holidays Monday 3rd October Friday 14th October
School Term 4 Monday 17th October Tuesday 20th December (at the latest) for all schools
  • You can also check the term dates of an individual school
  • Composite schools are schools offering education to students at both the primary and secondary levels (Years 1–15)
2023
Term Starts Ends
School Term 1 Between Monday 30th January and Tuesday 7th February Thursday 6th April
Holidays Friday 7th April Friday 21st April
School Term 2 Monday 24th May Friday 30th June
Holidays Monday 3rd July Friday 14th July
School Term 3 Monday 17th July Friday 22nd September
Holidays Monday 25th September Friday 6th October
School Term 4 Monday 9th October Wednesday 20th December (at the latest) for all schools
  • You can also check the term dates of an individual school
  • Composite schools are schools offering education to students at both the primary and secondary levels (Years 1–15)