Posts Tagged ‘Public holidays’

David Seymour wants to cancel public holidays except Anzac and Waitangi

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

On Wednesday, the MP was asked to share his thoughts on whether Matariki should become one of New Zealand’s public holidays. “I think people should be able to make their own holiday arrangements. We don’t need the Government to tell us when to take the day off.” Read more Related Posts:Catholic institutions support Matariki Public Read more

A public holiday to remember our land wars?

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Pupils of  Ōtorohanga  College have filled “a vacuum in our history curriculum” in respect of the New Zealand Land Wars of the 19th century. They have proposed a national day of remembrance for the New Zealand Wars. Last year College students gathered around 12,000 signatures in support of a New Zealand Wars Day and travelled Read more