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New Stamps Released on Year of Dog:New Zealand

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New Zealand Issued Scenic Definitive Stamps

The stamps in this collection showcase some the most beautiful attractions that New Zealand has to offer, including the stunning Awaroa Bay that made headlines in January for a successful crowd funding campaign. Included in this issue are six gummed … Continue reading

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New Zealand – Australia Joint Issue

This stamp commemorates the relationship New Zealand and Australia share under the banner of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC). This special connection between New Zealand and Australia is reflected in the design of the stamps. The 80c … Continue reading

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New Zealand: The Spirit of ANZAC Stamps

In 1915 New Zealand’s role in the First World War reached a new level. In near-impossible conditions, the New Zealand Expeditionary Force took part in the Gallipoli campaign alongside our Australian neighbours. The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) … Continue reading

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New Zealand: Stamp on Fish and Game Habitat work

The new Game Bird Habitat Stamp highlights the outstanding habitat conservation work being undertaken by hunters.The stamp was painted by Jeanette Blackburn and features the Pukeko with Marlborough’s Para Wetland as the background. Funds from the stamp programme come from … Continue reading

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New Zealand: Special Stamps for Royal Baby

For the first time in its 170-year history, New Zealand Post is issuing stamps to celebrate a royal birth.The stamps feature photos of Prince George, along with his parents Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, taken outside St … Continue reading

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Sir Edmund Hillary:A Philatelic Retrospective

By Kevin Morgan Sir Edmund Hillary, Mountaineer, Explorer, Statesman, Philanthropist died on 11th January 2008 aged 88. This New Zealand mint pair of stamps was issued in 2003 for the 50th anniversary of the Conquest of Everest. Beginnings Edmund Hillary … Continue reading

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