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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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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.

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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! 

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Honey Bees

2 July 2013

Praise bee - industrious insects get the stamp of approval

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Celebrating Matariki 2013

5 June 2013

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

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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!

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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. 

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