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B3.4.1  National

Jan 01    New Years Day (first Monday/Tuesday if 1st is Sat/Sun)
Jan 02    Day After New Years day
Feb 06    Waitangi day (not moved if on a weekend)
Apr       Easter Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
Apr       Easter Monday (second weekend after the equinox or something?)
Apr 25    ANZAC Day (not moved if on a weekend, shops closed morning only)
Jun      (first Monday) Queens Birthday (3/6/1996)
Oct      (fourth Monday) Labour Day (28/10/1996)
Dec 25   Christmas Day (first Monday/Tuesday if 25th is Sat/Sun)
Dec 26   Boxing Day

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B3.4.2  Regional

Note these are subject to variations typically to accommodate local show
days.  As a general rule (apart from holidays which are observed on show
days) if the Anniversary Day falls on Friday to Sunday (inclusive) it is
observed the following Monday, if it falls on Tuesday to Thursday it is
observed the preceding Monday.

Observed Date Region

1994 Jan 17   Southland Anniversary
1994 Jan 24   Wellington Anniversary
1994 Jan 31   Auckland and Northland Anniversary
1994 Jan 31   Nelson Anniversary
1994 Mar 14   Taranaki Anniversary
1994 Mar 21   Otago Anniversary
1994 Sep 26   South Canterbury Anniversary
1994 Oct 31   Hawkes Bay Anniversary
1994 Oct 31   Marlborough Anniversary
1994 Nov 11   North and Central Canterbury Anniversary (3rd Friday after
              Labour Day) called 'Show Day' and on the third day of the
              annual Chch A&P Show.
1994 Nov 28   Chatham Islands Anniversary
1994 Nov 28   Westland Anniversary

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