Where to find stamps

Finding stamps is the first step to creating your own stamp collection. Take a look at the ideas below to get you started!

  • The easiest way to get stamps is in the mail. You need to wait until the letters have been opened and read first though!
  • You can also try stamp clubs or swapping with your friends. There are lots of stamp clubs all around the country. Click here to find the stamp club closest to you.
  • You can buy stamps from your local New Zealand Post Shop, or online through the stamps website.
  • Stamp dealers sell stamps from all around the world, and will usually be able to hunt out that special stamp you’re looking for. Most towns and cities have stamp dealers and they can be found by looking in the telephone book.
  • The Collectables and Solutions Centre is also a great place to buy stamps that might no longer be on sale at your local PostShop. You can visit or phone them to purchase stamps between 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. Their contact details are: