Holidays and Closures

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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 2021, the Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.  

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2021
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Friday New Year’s Day U.S. and New Zealand
January 2 Observed on Monday, January 4 Day after New Year's Day New Zealand
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day U.S.
February 1 Monday Auckland Anniversary Day New Zealand
February 6 Observed on Monday, February 8 Waitangi Day New Zealand
February 15 Monday Washington's Day U.S.
April 2 Friday Good Friday New Zealand
April 5 Monday Easter Monday New Zealand
April 25 Observed on Monday, April 26 ANZAC Day New Zealand
May 31 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 7 Monday Queen’s Birthday New Zealand
July 4

Observed on Monday, July 5

Independence Day U.S.
September 6 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 11 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 25 Monday Labour Day New Zealand
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day U.S.
November 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Observed on Monday, December 27 Christmas Day U.S. and New Zealand
December 26

Observed on Tuesday December 28

Boxing Day New Zealand