Kawhia School - Te Kura o Kawhia - Kaua e mutu kere noa iho


School Information

Kāwhia School

2019 Term Dates





Term One

11 weeks



Monday, 4th February


Friday 12th  April 




98 ½ days

98½ days so far

Public holidays: Auckland Anniversary 28 January, Waitangi Day 6 February.

School holiday: Saturday 13 April - Sunday 28 April (includes Easter and Easter Tuesday and ANZAC day).


Term Two

10 weeks


Monday 29 April


Friday 5th July




98 ½ days



½ days so far

Public holiday: Queen’s Birthday 3 June

School holiday: Saturday 6 July – Sunday 21 July 



Term Three

10 weeks


Monday 22th July



27th September





100 ½ days



½ days so far


 School holidays: Saturday 28 September – Sunday 13 October



Term Four

9 weeks



14th October


Wednesday, 18th December




94 ½ days




½ days in total


Public holidays: Labour Day 28 October, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day

School holiday: 5 or 6 weeks (from school’s closing date until opening date of school the following year)

 Ministry of Education Legislative Requirements:

  • Start date must be between Monday 28 January (at the earliest); and Thursday 7 February (at the latest)

  • End date must be no later than Thursday 20 December or to a day in December which ensures that the school has been open for instruction for 390 half days in 2019