New Zealand:Miniature Sheet to Commemorate Blenpex 2012

\"\"The exhibition will take place from 12 to 14 October at the Marlborough Lines Stadium in Blenheim. It will be an opportunity for philatelists to display their collections and compete for a range of awards. A ‘Gourmet Challenge’ will take place as part of the exhibition, in which exhibits will be themed around the culinary nature of the region.To commemorate Blenpex 2012, New Zealand Post has issued an exhibition miniature sheet and an exhibition souvenir cover. Mount Tapuae-o-Uenuku is featured on the collectables, the peak of which can be seen from all over Marlborough and beyond on a clear day. At 2,885 metres it is the highest mountain in New Zealand outside the main ranges of the Southern Alps.Three stamps from New Zealand’s ‘Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee’ stamp issue are incorporated into the miniature sheet, making it a memorable collectable of both Blenpex 2012 and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.Date of Issue 12 Oct 2012

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