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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. 

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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!

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World's tallest Dwarves take up residence on NZ Post HQ

30 October 2012

Thirteen of the world's tallest Dwarves - plus a distinctly larger-than-life Hobbit - have taken up residence on one of the most prominent buildings on Wellington's waterfront. 

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World exclusive "The Hobbit" coins unveiled for first time

8 October 2012

Ian McKellen - The Hobbit Trilogy's Gandalf - sings praises of world exclusive coins celebrating the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

11 September 2012

New Zealand Post set to feature hobbits, elves, dwarves of Middle-earth

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50 Years of NZ-Samoa Friendship Celebrated

26 July 2012

New Zealand Post is honouring the 50 year anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship between New Zealand and Samoa with a special stamp and commemorative coin issue by artist Michel Tuffery MNZM.

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Stamps take a Tiki Tour of NZ

4 July 2012

New Zealand Post is heading off on a classic Kiwi road trip with its latest Kiwiana stamp issue. 

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Rock art stamps its mark on Matariki

31 May 2012

Early rock drawings are the inspiration for New Zealand Post's 2012 Matariki stamp issue. The stamps are part of the annual series that celebrate the Māori New Year.

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Queen's NZ visits shine on Diamond Jubilee stamps

2 May 2012

New Zealand Post has unveiled a special commemorative stamp issue honouring the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Warriors of the Sky saluted after 75 years in action

14 March 2012

New Zealand Post is honouring the 75th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Air Force with a special stamp issue and a commemorative legal tender coin.

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