Single $3.60 'Waikato River' self adhesive stamp.
The Waikato River is New Zealand’s longest at 425 kilometres, starting in Mount Ruapehu and emptying into Lake Taupo. The word ‘Waikato’ in Māori translates to ‘flowing water’ and the river is a source of mana (pride) for local iwi (tribes).
|Date of issue:||2 June 2021|
|Number of stamps:||One gummed, two self adhesive|
|Denominations:||$4.10 gummed, $2.80 and $3.60 self adhesive|
|Designed and illustrated by:||NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 25mm (Horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||50 gummed $4.10|
|Perforation gauge:||13.33 x 13.60 gummed, self adhesive diecut|
|Special blocks:||Plate/imprint blocks may be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet. Barcode blocks are available in A and B formats.|
|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 28 July 2021.|