Tag Archives: Public holiday

Library closed for Queens Birthday Holiday, Monday 3rd June 2019

All Ara library branches will be closed on Monday the 3rd June as we celebrate the Queens Birthday holiday. Here is some more information about the Queens Birthday celebration. Background The official head of state of New Zealand is the Monarch … Continue reading

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Waitangi Day 2019: all campuses are closed

Wednesday February 6th is Waitangi Day. This significant day marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, which occurred in 1840 between over 500 Maori chiefs and representatives of the British crown. Waitangi Day has been a public holiday since 1974, … Continue reading

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Queen’s Birthday Holiday – Library closed today, Monday 4 June

Ara Library is closed today as Queen’s Birthday is a statuatory holiday, however if you are wanting to study Ara will be open (swipe access only), including the Pod which is open 24/7 as usual. New Zealand has ten statutory holidays, … Continue reading

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Waitangi day – all Ara campuses will be closed

Tuesday Feburary 6th is Waitangi day. This significant day marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, which occurred in 1840 between over 500 Maori chiefs and representatives of the British crown. Waitangi day has been a public holiday since … Continue reading

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NZ Cup and A&P Show week 11-18th November 2017

Ara Institute of Canterbury (Christchurch and Ashburton campuses only)  will be closed on Friday 17th November as this is a public holiday for Canterbury. Take a break from your studies and immerse yourself in all things rural by heading to the Canterbury … Continue reading

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