New Zealand will Issue Stamps on Rio Olympic Games

newzealand rio stampsnewzealand road to rio stampsThe  stamp issue consists of ten $1 stamps – representing the ten events that New Zealand has previously won gold medals in: athletics, boxing, canoeing, swimming, equestrian, field hockey, triathlon, rowing, cycling and sailing. Featuring elements of the New Zealand Olympic Committee’s (NZOC’s) ‘Be the Inspiration’ campaign, the photographs on the stamps reflect the New Zealand landscape as the athletes’ training ground for future success.

The ten stamps are housed within a specially designed sheetlet and are uniquely shaped as parallelograms to represent movement – reflecting the active lifestyles of New Zealand’s Olympic athletes.Date of Issue:6 July 2016.

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