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‘Have a ball’ with stamps and coins for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

23 January 2015

New Zealand Post has been working on products for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 that will bowl people for six - a sheet of cricket ball-shaped stamps and New Zealand's first ever curved legal tender commemorative coin.

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NZ Post announces five-year WWI commemorative stamp and coin programme

4 August 2014

New Zealand Post marks the centenary of the First World War (1914-1918) with a five-year stamp programme starting with 1914 - For King and Empire. Read on to find out more...

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Evangeline Lilly ‘stamps’ her mark on Middle-earth.

3 December 2013

Actor Evangeline Lilly says she is delighted to be featured on an official New Zealand Post stamp and coin to help celebrate the upcoming release of the epic fantasy adventure The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM).

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By George! Royal Baby makes New Zealand Post Stamp History

14 August 2013

He’s arguably the world’s most famous newborn, now His Royal Highness, Prince George of Cambridge is making history in New Zealand.

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Celebrating Matariki 2013

5 June 2013

New Zealand Post celebrates Matariki 2013 – with stamps, coins and public celebrations

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Legal tender coins to mark 2013

20 May 2013

New Zealand Post has released the 2013 edition in its ongoing series of currency coin sets – with each denomination of legal tender coin being produced annually.

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2013 New Zealand Annual Coin: Short-tailed Bat

14 May 2013

Collectors will go batty for these coins..

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Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II - through the years

7 May 2013

The 60th anniversary of the Coronation is being commemorated with a special stamp and coin issue showing the changing portrayals of Queen Elizabeth II on New Zealand coins. Read on to find out more!

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World Exclusive: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

5 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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