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Commemorating the Anzac spirit 100 years on

27 February 2015

New Zealand Post is marking the centennial of the Gallipoli landings with the second instalment of its five-year stamp and coin programme, titled ‘1915 The Spirit of Anzac’.

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New coloured Anzac 50c coin available online to the public today

24 February 2015

New Zealand’s first ever coloured coin, officially launched earlier this month to mark 100 years since the Gallipoli landings, is available to the public for pre-order today. 

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NZ’s first ever circulating coloured coin to mark Anzac Centenary

17 February 2015

A coloured legal tender 50 cent coin will be on sale to the public from next month to commemorate the centenary, on 25 April 1915, of the Anzac landings on the Gallipoli Peninsula.

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‘Have a ball’ with stamps and coins for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

23 January 2015

New Zealand Post has been working on products for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 that will bowl people for six - a sheet of cricket ball-shaped stamps and New Zealand's first ever curved legal tender commemorative coin.

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Commemorating the 175th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi with a special stamp

23 January 2015

6 February 2015 marks the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and to commemorate this momentous occasion in New Zealand history, New Zealand Post is issuing a special commemorative stamp.

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Sheep takes centre stage for Chinese New Year

15 December 2014

In 2015 Chinese New Year will begin on 19 February, and one of New Zealand’s most iconic animals takes the spotlight – the sheep. To commemorate a new year in the Chinese lunar calendar,  New Zealand Post will release its annual ‘lunar’ stamp issue celebrating the Year of the Sheep.

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New stamp issue takes flight

15 December 2014

2015 marks the 75th anniversary of New Zealand’s national airline, and New Zealand Post is proud to work with Air New Zealand on this commemorative stamp issue.

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NZ Post announces five-year WWI commemorative stamp and coin programme

4 August 2014

New Zealand Post marks the centenary of the First World War (1914-1918) with a five-year stamp programme starting with 1914 - For King and Empire. Read on to find out more...

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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).

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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!

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