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Niue Issued Stamps on Butterflyfish

Niue is surrounded by crystal-clear waters and with visibility of up to 100 metres, it is one of the top ranked diving and snorkelling locations in the world. With many caves and caverns to explore, as well as an abundance of … Continue reading

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Niue Issued Stamps on Walkways

Matapa Chasm:Regarded as a relatively easy walk, the final destination of this track has historical significance as a bathing spot once reserved for Niue’s traditional Kings. Avaiki Cave:Historically, this is where the first canoe landed in Niue and later became … Continue reading

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Niue will Issue Stamps on Reptiles

30c Mourning gecko – Lepidodactylus lugubris-Not only has this sociable gecko been known to make a great pet, it has caused great interest in the scientific world due to its ability to reproduce without a male. The females are able to … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Christmas

Niue Date of Release-7 December 2016 Tolekau Date of Release-7 December 2016 Slovakia The theme of the children’s stamp is a drawing by Vaneska Pecekova from the United school in Komarno. She drew a picture of the Three Kings. The … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Language Week

Niue Niue Language Week 2016 runs from 16 to 22 October and the goal of the week is the maintenance, retention and development of Vagahau Niue (Niue language). The Niue Language Week stamp issue features everyday Niuean phrases alongside their … Continue reading

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Niue Issued Stamps on First World War

2015 marks 100 years since a group of Niuean men left Niue to serve in the First World War, thousands of miles away from home. Though their contribution to the war effort was brief, it is a story that is … Continue reading

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Niue Issued Stamps on Traditional Weapons

Niue has issued four stamps on 7th August 2015  that depicts the traditional weapons of the island. Niuean weapons required skill and ingenuity in both creation and use. They were carefully crafted from natural materials found on the island, and … Continue reading

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Niue Released Stamps on Flora

30c – Fou (Hibiscus tiliaceus):The fou is one of the most commonly found trees in Niue, with bright yellow hibiscus flowers that turn red with age. The fou has several useful elements that are utilised in Niue. The bark of … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Niue

A Tour of Niue From the stunning natural beauty of the Tavalu Arches to a relaxing round of golf, these stamps take you all over beautiful Niue in this special scenic definitives stamp issue. Date of Issue 18 October 2014,Denominations … Continue reading

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Niue:New Stamps on Traditional Dresses

Made from natural and synthetic materials, these items of dress represent Niue’s unique way of life – both past and present. These clothing items show just part of the rich history of one of our neighbouring countries. Depicted on these … Continue reading

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