TOP FIVE facts about New Zealand birthdays – is yours among ’em?

Cakes and candles all around.



  • 30 September is the most common birthday among New Zealanders.
  • The 10 most common birthdays all appear in the 10-day period from 22 September to 1 October.
  • The least common birthday is, unsurprisingly, 25 December…
  • …29 February, too, but that’s only every four years.
  • The least common birthdays tend to be around public holidays, such as Waitangi Day on 6 February and ANZAC Day on 25 April.