Public holidays in Tokelau

Public holidays in Tokelau are described in the Interpretation Rules 2003 as "Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Tokehega Day, and any day declared by a village to be a public holiday".[1] Although some New Zealand public holidays, such as Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day[2] are celebrated in Tokelau, these are not official holidays.[3]

Tokehega DayEdit

Tokehega Day is celebrated on 3 September,[4] the date that the Treaty of Tokehega came into effect in 1983.


  1. ^ Interpretation Rules 2003, s2.
  2. ^ "Culture and Society", Malo Tokelau, 2004.
  3. ^ "Bank and Public Holidays for Tokelau", Alter Ego Services, 2011.
  4. ^ "Tokelauan Public Holidays", Holidayyear, 2015.