Cook Islands

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Cook Islands for 2019 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 Tuesday New Year's Day
January 2nd Wednesday Second Day of the New Year
February 23rd Saturday Founder's Day
March 13th Wednesday Penrhyn Gospel Day
March 17th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 6th Saturday Second Contact Day
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 25th Thursday Anzac Day
May 25th Saturday Palmerston Gospel Day
May 25th Saturday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 3rd Monday Queen's Birthday Long weekend.
June 15th Saturday Mangaia Gospel Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
July 5th Friday Day of High Chief Counsel Long weekend.
July 20th Saturday Atiu Gospel Day
July 21st Sunday Mitiaro Gospel Day
July 25th Thursday Rarotonga Gospel Day
August 4th Sunday Constitution Day
August 8th Thursday Manihiki Gospel Day
August 15th Thursday Rakahanga Gospel Day
August 18th Sunday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 27th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Friday Unification Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 26th Saturday Cook Islands Gospel Day
October 27th Sunday Aitutaki Gospel Day
October 31st Thursday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Sunday Hogswatch
December 8th Sunday Pukapuka Gospel Day
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 23rd Monday Festivus
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 25th Wednesday Decemberween
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday 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="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"