MARCH
Golden Ukulele Festival, 16-23rd
Penrhyn Gospel Day, 13th
Pursuit in Paradise Aitutaki marathon, 25-28th

APRIL
Mana Tiaki (culture and heritage) Week, 1-5th
Dancer of the Year Contest (Te Mire Ura) 26th to May 9th

MAY
Dancer of the year national final, 9th
Palmerston Gospel Day, 25th

JUNE
Mangaia Gospel Day, 15th        

JULY
Atiu Gospel Day, 19th
Mitiaro Gospel Day, 21st
Mauke Gospel Day, 23rd    
Whale watching season begins
Cultural Festival (Te Maeva Nui) from 26th to 5 Aug

AUGUST
Te Maeva Nui (cultural festival) continues until 5 Aug
Manihiki Gospel Day, 8th
Rakahanga Gospel Day, 15th
Manureva Aquafest, Aitutaki*

SEPTEMBER
Round Raro road race, 19th

OCTOBER
Aitutaki Gospel Day, 26th
National gospel day, 26th

NOVEMBER
Turama, 1st
Vaka Eiva Festival, 22-29th

DECEMBER
Pukapuka Gospel Day, 6th
Christmas in the park, Rarotonga*

 

By law the following are PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Every Sunday
Good Friday and Easter Monday
Christmas Day and Boxing Day
New Year's Day and 2nd January
Anzac Day (25th April each year)
Queen's Birthday (HRH Queen Elizabeth II): 3 June in 2019
Ra O Te Ui Ariki (House of Ariki) public holiday: 5th July in 2019
Constitution Day - observed on 5th August in 2019
*Not Palmerston which celebrates the birthday of the late Queen Victoria instead