Tokelau Language Week

Tokelau Language Week will run from 29 October – 4 November 2014. 

Issue information

Tokelau Language Week will run from 29 October – 4 November 2014. This special week aims to highlight and promote the use of Tokelau language, as well as displaying the rich culture and heritage of Tokelau. The stamps in this issue include common Tokelauan phrases as well the English translation.

Technical information

Date of issue: 15 October 2014
Number of stamps: Set of four gummed stamps
Denominations: 45c, $1.40, $2.00 and $3.00 
Stamps and first day covers designed by:  New Zealand Post Limited, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer: Collectables and Solutions Centre, New Zealand Post, Whanganui, New Zealand.
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 40mm x 30mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 16
Perforation gauge: 13.33
Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 14 October 2015