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Term Dates 2024

Term Start Date End Date
Term 1 Monday 29 January Friday 12 April
Term 2 Monday 29 April Friday 5 July
Term 3 Monday 22 July Friday 27 September
Term 4 Monday 14 October Friday 6 December

Public Holidays 2024

Holiday Date
Waitangi Day Tuesday 6 February
Good Friday Friday 29 March
King’s Birthday Monday 3 June
Matariki Public Holiday Friday 28 June
Labour Day Monday 28 October

Key Dates & Events 2024 – TBC

Event Date
Senior Course Confirmation Monday 29 January (8:30am – 1:00pm)
Teacher Only Day Tuesday 30 January
Senior Students Return (Year 11-13) Wednesday 31 January (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Junior Students Return (Year 9 & 10) Thursday 1 February (9:00am – 3:20pm)
All Students Return Friday 2 February
Crest to Crest Challenge
Year 13 Mountain Trip (Mt Ruapehu)
Year 12 Leadership Camp
School Athletics Preliminaries
Year 9 ‘Meet the Teacher’ 
School Athletics Championships & Marching
Year 10 ‘Meet the Teacher’
Senior Production “CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG!” Opening Night
Senior Production “CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG!” Closing Night
Summer Tournament Week
School Road Race
School Swimming Sports
Shand Shield Senior Touch, Tennis, Table Tennis
End of Term One Friday, 12 April
Event Date
Start of Term Two Monday 29 April
Teacher Only Day
School Cross Country
School Anzac Service
Parent Teacher Interviews
Parent Teacher Interviews
Parent Teacher Interviews
Summer Sports and Cultural Photographs
Niger House Rugby Exchange (Home)
Class Photographs 
Junior Examinations Start
New Plymouth Exchange (Home)
End of Term Two Friday 5 July
Event Date
Start of Term Three Monday 22 July
2023 Year 9 Enrolments Open Monday 22 July
Napier Boys’ High School Polson Banner Exchange (Home)
School Open Day 
Parent Teacher Interviews
Parent Teacher Interviews
International Languages Week 
School Concert
School Ball
Winter Sports & Cultural Photographs 
Subject Information Evening
Winter Tournament Week 
Mid-Term break 
1st Team Photographs
School Examinations for Levels 1, 2 & 3
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori Week 
Shand Shield Choral Competition
Shand Shield Winter Tournament
Junior Monrad Cup & Junior Touch 
Senior Monrad Cup & Club Kapa Haka Challenge 
End of Term Three Friday 27 September
Event Date
Start of Term Four Monday 14 October
Year 13 Leavers’ Dinner
Sport & Cultural Prizegiving
School Prizegiving
College House Prizegiving
Senior Study Leave Begins
Junior Examinations 
NCEA & Scholarship Examinations 
Year 9 & 10 Current Events 
Junior Road Race
Teacher Only Day 
Year 10 Camp Week
Junior Prizegiving 
Teacher Only Day 
End of Term Four Friday 6 December

Term Dates