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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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New Stamps from New Zealand

Childrens Health This beautifully illustrated stamp issue consists of three stamps that show children in simple, everyday play. Each stamp represents one of the three key areas of exercise that help keep children healthy: aerobic activity, strength building and flexibility. … Continue reading

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New Zealand will Issue Rio 2016 Medal Stamp Sheets

Stamp sheet at conclusion of Olympics offering a special sheet containing one of each of the Rio 2016 medallist stamps once the Olympic Games have concluded. Each official miniature sheet will be available to purchase online atnzpost.co.nz/roadtorio within hours of the … Continue reading

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