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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Great Kiwi Road trip

With The Great Kiwi Road Trip stamp issue you can experience the quirky things you’ll discover while trekking your way around this great country – from the tip top of the north to the bottom of the world in the south.

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New Stamps from NewZealand

Surf Breaks Each of the five stamps in this issue features one of New Zealand’s prime surfing spots, with dramatic images captured by some of New Zealand’s top surf photographers. The North Island is represented by two of New Zealand’s … Continue reading

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New Zealand will Issue Stamps on British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions rugby Tour was first dreamt up by a couple of English cricketers by the names of Alfred Shaw and Arthur Shrewsbury. The first Tour had the team playing 19 games of Aussie rules football, but … Continue reading

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NewZealand:Darkest Hour Stamp Issue

As the war continued its persistent trudge into 1917, New Zealanders began to grow weary of this Great War that seemed to have no end in sight. Those on the Western Front were living in cold, wet trenches, and would … Continue reading

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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Native Freshwater Fish

$1.00 Lowland Longjaw Galaxias-With its thin, elongated body and small fins, the glittery lowland longjaw is one of the ‘pencil’ galaxias. This shape allows them to burrow into the gravel to lay eggs, feed and to survive during flooding or … Continue reading

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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Southern Lights

Auroras are the result of electrically charged particles from solar winds reacting with gases in the earth’s atmosphere. The excess energy from these reactions creates a stunning light show that can be seen at the North or South poles. In … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Year of Rooster

2017 is the Chinese Year of the rooster and begins on January 28th. The rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac. Korea Issue Date:1 December 2016 Aland Issue Date:11 November 2016 Taiwan NT$3.5 stamp: “The Golden Cock Proclaiming Joy” is … Continue reading

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New Stamps from New Zealand

Colourful Side to Antarctica A bright pink sea star and an orange sea spider are among the strange creatures of the Antarctic sea floor featured on new stamps from New Zealand Post.The Ross Dependency 2016 commemorative stamps, developed with the … Continue reading

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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Hobbit Day

New Zealand is famous around the world as the home of Middle-earth – thanks to The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies. The legacy of these iconic films lives on through New Zealand Post’s commemorative stamps – which are available together for the … Continue reading

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New Zealand:75 Years of Navy Stamp Issue

On 1 October 1941, His Majesty King George VI approved the designation ‘Royal New Zealand Navy’, creating the independent maritime force that is the RNZN today. Since then, many thousands have served with the Navy, playing a crucial role in … Continue reading

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