Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day is a public holiday in New Zealand, and it is observed on February 6 each year.

Waitangi Day celebrates the initial signing of the Treaty of Waitangi on February 6, 1840. The treaty was considered the founding document of the nation.

Waitangi Day was first celebrated in 1934 and was proposed as a public holiday in 1957.  In 1974, Waitangi Day became a national public holiday in New Zealand.

The following is the list of Waitangi Day from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
Waitangi DayFeb 06, 2022Sunday
Waitangi DayFeb 06, 2023Monday
Waitangi DayFeb 06, 2024Tuesday
Waitangi DayFeb 06, 2025Thursday
Waitangi DayFeb 06, 2026Friday

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