2014 marks 100 years since the beginning of WWI. In the first year of this special five-year programme, we look at the untold story of New Zealand serviceman and everyman, Melville Mirfin. Mirfin left his family behind and answered the call to go to war, but he not only survived the war, he survived the action from one end of the war to the other.
New Zealand is the undisputed seabird capital of the world, with 86 species of seabirds breeding on our shores – 36 of which breed nowhere else in the world. Learn more with this unique stamp issue that uses thermochromic ink.