New Zealand Christmas 2014 Stamps

\"newzealand80c – Mary & Jesus:Depicted here with the baby Jesus, Mary gazes at her newborn child, emphasising the love we must show to one another at Christmas time.

$1.40 – Joseph:Though weary from the hardship of travelling and having no place to stay other than a stable, Joseph is shown to be at peace on this stamp.

$2.00 – Wise Men:The three wise men were Kings of the East, lead to Jesus by the light of a star. They express generosity with their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.

$2.50 – Angel:The angel is shown wearing a garland of New Zealand flora, and is expressing joy at the birth of Jesus.

$3.00 – Shepherd:The angel brought the news of Jesus’ birth to the shepherds and led them to the manger where Jesus lay. The shepherds were full of hope that the news was true.

Date of Issue 1 October 2014

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