There are 12 public holidays in Niue in 2023, one of which falls on the weekend.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
Takai Commission Holiday
Takai is the holiday observed on January 2, 2023. People decorate cars and vehicles and drive around to share gifts to wish for goodwill.
Waitangi Day, observed on February 6, 2023, celebrates the initial signing of the Treaty of Waitangi on February 6, 1840. The treaty was considered the founding document of the nation.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, April 7, 2023.
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 10, 2023.
The acronym ANZAC stands for "Australian and New Zealand Army Corps", and the soldiers were known as Anzacs. ANZAC Day is one of the most important national occasions in Australia and New Zealand, and it commemorates all those who served and died in wars and peacekeeping operations. The holiday is observed on Apr 25, 2023.
King's Birthday, observed on June 5, 2023, was celebrated as Queen's Birthday before 2023 to celebrate the monarch's birthday. The holiday is an important recognition of the new monarch, King Charles III, who became the King of the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms following the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, on September 8, 2022.
The holiday celebrates the day that the Niue Constitution Act 1974 took effect, and it is observed on October 19 and 20, 2023. It commemorates the day that Niue became a self-governing state and no longer a New Zealand territory.
Peniamina Gospel Day
The holiday, observed on October 23, 2023, commemorates when Nukai Peniamina returned to Niue on October 26, 1846 and began preaching Christianity to Niueans. As a country where most of its citizens are Christian, this day is considered very significant in Niue.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
Boxing Day is also known as St. Stephen's Day and is widely known as a shopping holiday in some countries. It falls on December 26, 2023.
The following is the list of public holidays in Niue in 2023.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2023||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Takai Commission Holiday||Jan 02, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Waitangi Day||Feb 06, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Apr 07, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 10, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Anzac Day||Apr 25, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|King's Birthday||Jun 05, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Constitution Day||Oct 19, 2023||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Constitution Day Holiday||Oct 20, 2023||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Peniamina Gospel Day||Oct 23, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Boxing Day||Dec 26, 2023||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Niue in 2023.