Single 40c 'Church of the Good Shepherd' gummed stamp.
Built on the shores of Lake Tekapo in 1935, the Church of the Good Shepherd is an iconic New Zealand location. This interdenominational church is a popular tourist destination, with people travelling from all over New Zealand and abroad to see the stunning views from within the church and to get married against the idyllic backdrop.
|Date of issue:||18 May 2016|
|Number of stamps:||Six gummed and two self-adhesive stamps|
|Denominations and designs:||Gummed: 40c, 80c, $2.20, $2.70 $3.30, $3.80; Self-adhesive: $2.00, $2.70|
|Designer:||Richard Payne, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print Ltd, by offset lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Paper type:||Gummed: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper; Booklets: Tullus Russell 210gsm red phosphor PSA stamp paper|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 25mm (horizontal)|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||100 (40c stamp sheet); 50 (80c, $2.20, $2.70 $3.30 & $3.80 stamp sheets)|
|Perforation gauge:||Gummed: 13.33 x 13.60; Self-adhesive: die cut|
|Period of sale:||Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until further notice. The first day cover will remain on sale until 17 July 2016.|