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New Zealand Classic Travel Posters on New Stamps

Up until the 1960s these iconic travel posters played a key role in enticing tourists to make the lengthy journey to visit Aotearoa, and encouraging ‘Kiwis’ to see more of their own countryside.  The Classic Travel Posters stamp issue features a selection … Continue reading

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Stamps Released on 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Mail To mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen\’s Coronation, Royal Mail has created an extraordinary collection featuring some of the finest portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The portraits are the following (in chronological order): 1953 Terence … Continue reading

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New Zealand :Matariki 2013 – Koru Stamp Issue

Matariki is a significant event for Māori, and is widely acknowledged to signal a change of seasons. In traditional Māori society, Matariki was believed to foretell whether the year ahead would be plentiful. It was also a time of festivity, when communities would come … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Queen Elizabeth II

Isle of Man Heralded as the dawn of a new Elizabeth era, the Queen’s Coronation was held on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey in London. Representatives of the peers, the Commons and all the great public interests in Britain, the … Continue reading

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Newzealnd will Issue Stamps on Margaret Mahy

The five stamps in the issue celebrate five of Margaret’s popular books, which were selected with the help of her family.Stamps will be released on 13th March 2013 and designed by Tim Garman. Children around the world have grown up with … Continue reading

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New Zealand will Release Stamps on Flightless Birds

New Zealand Post will release stamps on endangered birds on 6th July 2011. New Zealand Post is proud to lend a hand once again with the 2011 Children’s Health stamp issue. Te Puna Whaiora – the New Zealand Foundation for Child … Continue reading

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