Negara, New Zealand, Uncategorized

History of New Zealand Post

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Auckland Post Office (Photo : Internet)

New Zealand Post has a rich history stretching back 170 years. From the early 1830s when whalers, missionaries and traders had to rely on occasional passing ships, to the present as a successful commercial entity competing in local and global markets.

 

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Negara, New Zealand, Postal History

New Zealand Post Postmark

The standard ‘New Zealand Post’ postmark (date stamp) is used for all mail processed across the country, and is an important part of postage.

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Kartu Pos, Negara, New Zealand

New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands

New Zealand - Sub Antartic Islands
Sub Antartic Islands of New Zealand, Postcard by Postcard Pics Australia, Postdated 2015

The New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands consist of five island groups (the Snares, Bounty Islands, Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands and Campbell Island) in the Southern Ocean south-east of New Zealand.

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Kartu Pos, Negara, Ross Dependency

Ross Dependency

Postcard sent from Ross Dependency Agency at Christchurh NZ (20 July 2015).
Postcard sent from Ross Dependency Agency at Christchurh NZ (20 July 2015).

The Ross Dependency is a region of Antarctica defined by a sector originating at the South Pole, passing along longitudes 160° east to 150° west, and terminating at latitude 60° south. It is claimed by New Zealand.

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Kartu Pos, Negara, New Zealand

St Paul Cathedral, Dunedin – NZ

New Zealand - Octagon - Dunedin - St Paul Church
Octagon, Dunedin. Postcard by Design Arrowton, Photo by Michael Hollman, Kiwi Vista Company, stamp date 2015

St Paul’s Cathedral is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin in New Zealand and the seat of the Bishop of Dunedin.The Cathedral Church of St Paul occupies a site in the heart of The Octagon near the Dunedin Town Hall and hence Dunedin. The land for St Paul’s Church was given by the sealer and whaler Johnny Jones of Waikouaiti.

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