Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Consulate observes both U.S. holidays, and New Zealand holidays observed in Auckland and will be closed on those dates. The call center also observes U.S. holidays and New Zealand holidays observed in Auckland and will also be closed on those dates. The U.S. Embassy in Wellington may observe a slightly different calendar.

Consulate Dates of Closure

 During the year 2017, the Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below. 

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Observed on Monday, January 2 New Year’s Day U.S. and New Zealand
January 2 Observed on Tuesday, January 3 Second Day of New Year New Zealand
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day U.S.
January 30 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day New Zealand
February 6 Monday Waitangi Day New Zealand
February 20 Monday Washington's Day U.S.
April 14 Friday Good Friday New Zealand
April 17 Monday Easter Monday New Zealand
April 25 Tuesday ANZAC Day New Zealand
May 29 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 5 Monday Queen’s Birthday New Zealand
July 4

Tuesday

Independence Day U.S.
September 4 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 9 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 23 Monday Labour Day New Zealand
November 11 Observed on Friday, November 10 Veterans Day U.S.
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Monday Christmas Day U.S. and New Zealand
December 26

Tuesday

Boxing Day New Zealand

During the year 2018, the Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below. 

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Monday New Year’s Day U.S. and New Zealand
January 2 Tuesday Second Day of New Year New Zealand
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day U.S.
January 29 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day New Zealand
February 6 Tuesday Waitangi Day New Zealand
February 19 Monday Washington's Day U.S.
March 30 Friday Good Friday New Zealand
April 2 Monday Easter Monday New Zealand
April 25 Wednesday ANZAC Day New Zealand
May 28 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 4 Monday Queen’s Birthday New Zealand
July 4

Wednesday

Independence Day U.S.
September 3 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 8 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 22 Monday Labour Day New Zealand
November 11 Observed on Monday, November 12 Veterans Day U.S.
November 22 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day U.S. and New Zealand
December 26

Wednesday

Boxing Day New Zealand