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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Recovery of Native Birds

New Zealand’s native birds have a unique history in terms of how and why they adapted into the mostly flightless species we are so well acquainted with today. A predominant lack of mammalian predators in the early days of their … Continue reading

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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Victory of America’s Cup

It’s been a long time but the Auld Mug is finally coming back to the southern hemisphere. In recognition, New Zealand Post has produced a special commemorative stamp issue to celebrate Emirates Team New Zealand’s success. The America’s Cup, affectionately … Continue reading

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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 100 Years of  HMHS Marama visited Timaru

Two stamps depicting the HMHS Marama have been produced in recognition of 100 years passing since it visited Timaru.The hospital ship brought injured World War I soldiers back to New Zealand, stopping at Auckland, Wellington, Lyttelton and Port Chalmers.It stopped at … 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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