Did you know? Boxing Day is the day after Christmas Day and is a public holiday in New Zealand.
The origin of the word Boxing Day is believed to have come from an old English tradition where employers in England give gifts or bonuses (money, food or old clothing) to their employees. These gifts or bonuses were presented in a box and is given the day after Christmas day.
Today, most people in New Zealand look forward to this day as shops all over the country usually offer huge discounts to shoppers.