JANUARY

Beach Games (new for 2020), 6-11th

MARCH

Golden Ukulele Festival, 7-12th

Penrhyn Gospel Day, 13th

Pursuit in Paradise Aitutaki marathon, 23-26th

APRIL

Mana Tiaki (culture and heritage) Week, TBC

Dancer of the Year Contest (Te Mire Ura) TBC

MAY

Palmerston Gospel Day, 25th

Opera in Rarotonga, tbc

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) 31 Jul-8 Aug

AUGUST

Constitution Day (public holiday), 4th

Manihiki Gospel Day, 8th

Rakahanga Gospel Day, 15th

SEPTEMBER

Round Raro road race, 17th-23rd

OCTOBER

Aitutaki Gospel Day, 26th

National gospel day (Nuku), tbc - public holiday

NOVEMBER

Turama, 1st

Vaka Eiva Festival

Tiare (flower) festival, 27 Nov-4 Dec

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):1st week of June, 2020 date to be confirmed

Ra O Te Ui Ariki (House of Ariki) public holiday: 1st week of July, 2020 date to be confirmed

Constitution Day - 4th August

*Not Palmerston which celebrates the birthday of the late Queen Victoria instead