Cook Islands

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Cook Islands for 2017 ready to be integrated into your application.

Fifteen islands make up the country known as the Cook Islands. Governed by New Zealand, the Cook Islands are located in the South Pacific Ocean and known for its many scuba and snorkeling dive sites. Founded on August 4, 1965, the island’s economy depends on offshore banking, and exporting pearls, marine and island fruit.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Sunday New Year's Day
January 2nd Monday Second Day of the New Year Long weekend.
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 13th Monday Penrhyn Gospel Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 14th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 16th Sunday Easter
April 17th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 25th Tuesday Anzac Day
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 25th Thursday Palmerston Gospel Day
June 5th Monday Queen's Birthday Long weekend.
June 15th Thursday Mangaia Gospel Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
July 7th Friday Day of High Chief Counsel Long weekend.
July 20th Thursday Atiu Gospel Day
July 21st Friday Mitiaro Gospel Day
July 25th Tuesday Rarotonga Gospel Day
August 4th Friday Constitution Day Long weekend.
August 8th Tuesday Manihiki Gospel Day
August 15th Tuesday Rakahanga Gospel Day
August 18th Friday Mail Order Catalog Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
October 26th Thursday Cook Islands Gospel Day
October 27th Friday Aitutaki Gospel Day
December 8th Friday Pukapuka Gospel Day
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day
December 31st Sunday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="CK" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"