Term dates and holidays

2022 Term Dates

International Orientation: Starting Monday 25th January 

Term 1 Monday 31st January – Thursday 14th  April 

Term 2 Monday 2nd May – Friday 8th  July 

Term 3 Monday 25th July – Friday 30th September

Term 4 Monday 17th October – Friday 9th  December (TBC)

Note: Senior classes finish early-November to make way for NCEA exams. The senior programme finishes for international students on 1 December 


Public holidays 2022

  • New Year’s Day –  Saturday 1st January (observed on Monday 3rd January)
  • Day after New Year’s Day – Sunday 2nd January (observed on Tuesday 4th January)
  • Waitangi Day — Sunday  6th February (observed on Monday 7th February)
  • Good Friday — Friday 15th April
  • Easter Monday — Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day — Monday 25 April 
  • Queen’s Birthday — Monday 6th June
  • Labour Day — Monday 24th October
  • Canterbury Anniversary Day – Friday 11th November
  • Christmas Day — Saturday 25 December (observed on Tuesday 27th December)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26 December

NOTE: Junior students are required to be at school until the finish date of each course.

International students cannot use the excuse of flights home to justify an earlier finish date.