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New Zealand :Matariki 2016 Stamp Issue

Issued to coincide with the dawn of the Māori New Year, the 2016 Matariki stamp issue examines the art form of kete; its origin, development and significance to te ao Māori (the Māori world). The six self-adhesive stamps feature six … Continue reading

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New Zealand:Matariki 2015 Stamp Issue

New Zealand post issued postage stamps on 3rd June 2015  to coincide with the dawn of Maori New Year, the Matariki 2015 stamp issue celebrates the ancient art form ” Kowhaiwhai” in a contemporary setting.Typically featured in the whare whakairo … Continue reading

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