Media releases

View the latest news from New Zealand Post Stamps and Collectables.

Evangeline Lilly ‘stamps’ her mark on Middle-earth.

3 December 2013

Actor Evangeline Lilly says she is delighted to be featured on an official New Zealand Post stamp and coin to help celebrate the upcoming release of the epic fantasy adventure The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM).

Find out more

Prince George of Cambridge begins New Zealand tour

11 September 2013

Prince George’s arrival is the first ever royal birth to be celebrated on a New Zealand stamp, read on to find out more!

Find out more

By George! Royal Baby makes New Zealand Post Stamp History

14 August 2013

He’s arguably the world’s most famous newborn, now His Royal Highness, Prince George of Cambridge is making history in New Zealand.

Find out more

Stamps evoke an era of classic travel

7 August 2013

Fancy a trip to ‘Timaru by the Sea’? Popping over to ‘Tauranga for Winter Sunshine’? These are just a couple of the suggestions featured on New Zealand’s classic travel posters. Read on to find out more! 

Find out more

Honey Bees

2 July 2013

Praise bee - industrious insects get the stamp of approval

Find out more

Celebrating Matariki 2013

5 June 2013

New Zealand Post celebrates Matariki 2013 – with stamps, coins and public celebrations

Find out more

Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II - through the years

7 May 2013

The 60th anniversary of the Coronation is being commemorated with a special stamp and coin issue showing the changing portrayals of Queen Elizabeth II on New Zealand coins. Read on to find out more!

Find out more

Stamps to commemorate ANZAC Day 2013

23 April 2013

New Zealand Post is paying tribute to all New Zealanders who have served abroad as part of this year’s Anzac Day commemorations. Read on to find out more. 

Find out more

Margaret Mahy's books feature in latest stamp issue

12 March 2013

New Zealand Post is celebrating the writing of the late Margaret Mahy ONZ with its latest stamp issue. 

Find out more

Snakes slither their way onto our stamps

17 January 2013

The stars of New Zealand’s newest postage stamps would send Indiana Jones running for cover... but will have Slytherin fans rejoicing!

Find out more