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2018 Round Kiwi $3.60 Stamp

$3.60
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NZ8L36SS

$3.60 Rowi gummed stamp.

Rowi are the rarest of the five species of kiwi. There is only one natural population of about 550 rowi, which reside in Ōkārito forest and surrounds in South Westland. They can also be found on three predator-free islands near Cook Strait. Unlike some other kiwi species, male and female rowi take turns incubating their eggs. Rowi juveniles often stay with their family group for years.

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.