Term Dates and Public Holidays

Term Dates 2017
Term 1 Tuesday 31 January – Thursday 13 April
Term 2 Monday 1 May – Friday 7 July
Term 3 Monday 24 July – Friday 29 September
Term 4 Monday 16 October – Friday 15 December


Public Holidays

Holiday Date
New Year’s Day January, Sunday 1st (observed Tuesday 3rd)
Day after New Year’s Day January, Monday 2nd
Wellington Anniversary January, Monday 23rd
Auckland Anniversary January, Monday 30th
Nelson Anniversary January, Monday 30th
Waitangi Day February, Monday 6th
Taranaki Anniversary March, Monday 13th
Otago Anniversary March, Monday 20th
Daylight Saving ends April, Sunday 2nd
Good Friday April, Friday 14th
Easter Monday April, Monday 17th
Easter Tuesday April, Tuesday 18th
Southland Anniversary April, Tuesday 18th
ANZAC Day April, Tuesday 25th
Queen’s Birthday June, Monday 5th
Daylight Saving starts September, Sunday 24th
South Canterbury Anniversary September, Monday 25th
Hawke’s Bay Anniversary October, Friday 20th
Labour Day October, Monday 23rd
Marlborough Anniversary October, Monday 30th
Canterbury Anniversary November, Friday 17th
Chatham Islands Anniversary November, Monday 27th
Westland Anniversary December, Monday 4th
Christmas Day December, Monday 25th
Boxing Day December, Tuesday 26th
2018 TERM DATES (To Be Confirmed) 
Term 1: Wednesday 7 February to Friday 13 April
Term 2: Monday 30 April to Friday 6 July
Term 3: Monday 23 July to Friday 28 September
Term 4: Monday 15 October to Thursday 20 December
School will be closed in 2018 on Saturdays and Sundays and on the following holidays:
Waitangi Day – Tuesday 6th February
Good Friday – 30th March
Easter Monday – 2 nd April
Easter Tuesday – 3 rd April
ANZAC Day – Wednesday 25th April (School Holidays)
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 4th June
Labour Day – Monday 22nd October
Canterbury Anniversary Day – Friday 16th
Ilam School Grounds