Calendar & Key Dates 2020

In the list below, dates in bold refer to standard trimester dates, including mid-trimester and mid-year breaks. 

For programmes with non-standard teaching dates, only the start dates are shown. For further detail, check with the relevant School.



Mon 6  Trimester Three resumes.
Mon 20 Wellington Anniversary observed (no teaching).
Mon 27 Auckland Anniversary observed (no teaching).



Thu 6 Waitangi Day (no teaching).
Mon 24 Trimester Three Exams. 
Fri 28 Trimester Three ends.



Mon 2 Trimester One starts.
Mon 16

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for Trimester One courses starting 2 Mar).

Last date for course changes (for courses starting 2 Mar).
Mon 30 Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for full-year courses starting 2 Mar).



Fri 10 Good Friday (all campuses closed).
Mon 13

Easter Monday (campuses closed).

Mid-trimester break begins.
Mon 27

Anzac Day observed (no teaching).

Tue 28

Trimester One resumes.



Mon 1 Queen’s Birthday observed (no teaching). 
Mon 15 Examinations start (some programmes; check with School for details).

Fri 19

2020 Commemoration of the Ngāti Toa signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Gather at Whitireia campus, Te Wānanga Māori, Wi Neera Drive at 7:45 am  

Fri 26 Trimester One ends.
Mon 29 Mid-year break begins.



Mon 13

Trimester Two begins.
Mon 27

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for courses starting 13 July).

Last date for course changes (for programmes starting 13 July).



Mon 31

Mid-trimester break begins.



Mon 7

Trimester Two resumes.



Mon 26

Labour Day (no teaching); Examinations start.



Mon 2

Re-sits (some programmes; check with School for details).

Fri 6

Trimester Two ends.
Mon 9

Trimester Three begins.



Fri 18

Last day of pre-Christmas teaching (to be confirmed).
Wed 23

Campuses closing midday and will reopen Tuesday 5 January 2021