2018 Scenic Definitives

New Zealand – Our 2018 Scenic Definitives stamp issue highlights a selection of New Zealand’s unique lakes, mountains, beaches and stunning natural structures New Zealand is well known for its We showcase the ever-popular holiday destination Mount Maunganui, Lake TeRead More

2018 Reconnecting New Zealand

New Zealand – On 14 November 2016, a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck 15km north-east of Culverden, North Canterbury. The event’s impact on road and rail infrastructure was instant and devastating. The South Island itself moved, thousands of landslides came down, andRead More

2018 Manuka Honey Silver Proof Coin

New Zealand – About 2018 Manuka Honey Silver Proof Coin The dense evergreen plant was used by M?ori for a wide variety of purposes. Its hard red wood was used to make paddles and spears and in the construction ofRead More

2018 Wahine 50 Anniversary

New Zealand – When the Wahine departed Lyttelton Harbour at 8.40pm on 9 April 1968, there were 734 passengers and crew on board. The overnight voyage to Wellington was nothing new to Captain HG Robertson: the often-turbulent Cook Strait wasRead More

Sperm Whale Silver 1 OZ Proof Coin 2018

New Zealand Coins – During the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) were popular game for whalers. These giant carnivores could reach up to 18 metres in length and weigh as much as 55 tonnes. The spermacetiRead More

2018 Year of the Dog

Intro Chinese New Year celebrations begin 16 February 2018, and according to the traditional Chinese lunar calendar is the Year of the Dog. New Zealand Post has created a special stamp, gold-sheet and medallion issue to celebrate. Issue Information TheRead More

2017 Platinum Wedding Anniversary

New Zealand Post has created this special commemorative stamp issue to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s platinum wedding anniversary. Over their 70 years of marriage, they have achieved many remarkable milestones, of which family featureRead More

Christmas 2017

New Zealand – Christmas is the one time of year that friends and family come together to celebrate with lots of food, colourful presents and decoration laden trees. Issue Information Some of the first items used to decorate Christmas treesRead More

2017 Historic Huts of the Ross Dependency

New Zealand Post has teamed up with the Antarctic Heritage Trust and artist Sean Garwood to produce some stunning stamps. They feature Sean’s paintings and celebrate the historic huts of Antarctica and the incredible men who built them. Captain RobertRead More

New Zealand Joins WOPA+ !

New Zealand Post is the latest Postal Administration to join WOPA+ They are the official issuing authority of New Zealand commemorative stamps and legal tender commemorative coins. Their stamps and coins celebrate their culture, heritage, arts, stories and people. TheRead More