New Zealand The Round Kiwi Stamp Returns in 2011

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Round Kiwi stamp was first produced in olive green in 1988. Since then, New Zealand’s national bird has appeared in red (1991), blue (1993), purple (in 1997 initially, and re-issued for the new millennium in 1999), gold (2000) and bronze (2002).In 2011 the Round Kiwi stamp returns in three denominations that reflect New Zealand’s current postage rates. The $1.20 stamp has been printed in black – widely regarded as New Zealand’s national colour and worn by several of our sports teams.The $1.90 stamp has been printed in silver – reflecting New Zealand’s iconic silver fern(Cyathea dealbata), and the $2.40 stamp is printed in classic blue – synonymous with the vast amount of water surrounding  small island nation.

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