New zealand – Stamp news
January 20th, 2005
Faulty stamp embarrasses New ZealandNew Zealanders are feeling sheepish over a new postage stamp that shows an ewe with powerful, curled horns - horns that in real life are found only on a ram. Merino ewes, the type depicted on the stamp, have tiny stumps of horn if any at all, lawmaker Katherine Rich pointed out Tuesday. "The stamp is an absolute impossibility," she grumped. ...
November 27th, 2004
New Zealand unveil new issue: extreme sports featured on stampsNew Zealand Post are to issue a new collection of stamps focusing upon Extreme Sports. Five stamps make up the issue which is released on 1st December. The designs are as follows: 45c - Whitewater rafting90c - Snowsports$1.35 - Skydiving$1.50 - Jet boating$2.00 - Bungy jumping A first day cover will also be made available depicting the rich New Zealand landscape. ...