Archive for the ‘New Zealand’ Category

#793 New Zealand 14/05/03

NZ 140503On May 12 I received this very nice cover from New Zealand, thank you Gordon! It was posted in Halswell on May 3, 2014.

The left two stamps are part of the set “ANZAC WWII Poster Art”, which was issued on April 2, 2014. The right stamp is part of a mini-sheet that commemorates different architectural styles of New Zealand. The sheet was issued on March 5, 2014.

 

#634 Ross Dependency 13/02/18

Ross Dep 130218Jean Pierre sent me this wonderful cover from the Ross Dependency, thanks a lot!

It was posted in Christchurch on February 18 and arrived on February 25, 2013. The three stamps on the left are part of the definitives set, which was issued on 21 November 2012. The stamps depict the Mount Erebus, the Beardmore Glacier, and the Lake Vanda.

The right stamp commemorates the explorer Roald Amundsen (1872-1928). The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on 2 November 2011.

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#423 Ross Dependency 10/01/10
#239 Ross Dependency 09/12/02

#423 Ross Dependency 10/01/10

Jean Pierre sent me this beautiful cover from the Ross Dependency, thank you!

It was posted in Christchurch on January 10, 2010.

See also: #239 Ross Dependency 09/12/02

#323 New Zealand 09/11/27

On November 27, 2009, Jean Pierre sent me this beautiful cover from Auckland, New Zealand. Thank you!

The envelope commemorates the KiwiStamp “Unpredictable Weather”, which was issued on Septemper 7, 2009. The attached stamps are part of the “Scenic” set (issued on March 6, 2000) and depict Rangitoto Island, the Taiaroa Head lighthouse, the Kaikoura Coast, and Lake Camp in South Canterbury. More info can be found at the NZ post website.

#239 Ross Dependency 09/12/02

Thank you, Jean Pierre, for this beautiful cover from the New Zealand Antarctic territory, the Ross Dependency! The cover has the postmark of Christchurch, December 2, 2009.

The stamps and cover, which were issued on November 25, 2009, commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty on December 1, 1959. The stamp inscriptions are based on the treaty’s articles:

  • Antarctica Shall be Used for Peaceful Purposes Only
  • Freedom of Scientific Investigation in Antarctica
  • International Co-operation in Scientific Investigation in Antarctica

More info on this beautiful stamp issue can be found here.

#226 New Zealand 09/11/27

This beautiful cover from New Zealand was sent to me by Jean Pierre, thank you!

It was posted in Auckland on November 27, 2009. The cover and the stamps were issued on October 7, 2009. They are the 2009 Christmas issue of New Zealand.

#165 New Zealand 09/07/??

0907xx New ZealandMy first cover from New Zealand was sent ot me by Pat, thank you!

It was posted in Auckland in July 2009. Unfortunately the postmark is too blurred to read well. The left stamp depicts Tolaga Bay with New Zealands longest wharf, the middle stamp commemorates Formula One champion Bruce McLaren (1937-1970), and the right stamps commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

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