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2018 Round Kiwi $3.00 Stamp

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$3.00 Tokoeka gummed stamp.

Tokoeka has four geographically and genetically distinct forms: the critically threatened Haast, the mountain loving northern Fiordland and southern Fiordland, and the Rakiura (Stewart Island) which is unusual among kiwi for being active in daylight. Rakiura offspring also act as 'helpers' with incubation by sitting on the egg for a small part of the day.

Date of issue: 4 July 2018
Number of stamps: Five gummed stamps
Denominations: Two x $1.20, $2.40, $3.00 and $3.60
Stamps and first day cover designed by: Dave Burke, Auckland, New Zealand 
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 33mm diameter (round)
Miniature sheet size and format: 170mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 20
Perforation gauge: 14.48
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 3 September 2018.