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2024 Veterans Set of Stamp Sheets

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Set of gummed stamp sheets.

Individual sheets in this set:

$2.00 Rebecca Brierton - Rebecca joined the Royal New Zealand Navy as a midshipman, supply officer in 1994 and was deployed to East Timor, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Afghanistan. She served until 2015 and is currently studying law. 

$2.00 Ben Peckham - Ben served in the New Zealand Territorials before transferring to the Regular Force of the New Zealand Army in 1992. In September 1994 he was deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina as part of the United Nations Protection Force. Ben has completed a graduate diploma in psychosocial studies and is currently studying international humanitarian law. He is a prominent supporter of the veteran community. 

$3.30 Kelley Waite - Kelley joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force in 2000 as a telecommunications operator and technician. In 2010 she was reassigned to become a helicopter crewman. Kelley is now working with Philips Search and Rescue Trust as a helicopter crewman and emergency medical technician. 

$3.30 Vance Leach - Vance joined the Royal New Zealand Navy in 1999 as an ordinary electronics technician. At the completion of his training, he was posted to HMNZS CANTERBURY and then deployed to East Timor. Vance left the Navy in 2009 as a petty officer weapons technician to pursue a law degree at the University of Auckland and now works in employment relations. 

$4.00 Ange Coyle - Ange joined the New Zealand Army in 2006 as a signaller and left in 2014. Ange leads a project at the Department of Corrections that aims to support both staff and prisoners who have served. Having had first-hand experiences of some of the difficulties that some face when transitioning out of service, Ange is passionate about supporting the wellbeing of veteran staff at Corrections and across the public sector, and those entering the criminal justice system. 

$4.60 David Bennett - David joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force in January 2001 as an avionics technician. He served in No.40 Squadron as an aircraft maintainer before training to join the flight engineer trade in 2007 as a C-130 Hercules flight engineer. He took part in operations in East Timor, Solomon Islands and Afghanistan. David left the Air Force in July 2012 and is currently a project manager, inspecting and maintaining oil and gas pipelines. 

This stamp issue highlights personal stories from the veteran community in Aotearoa New Zealand.  Click here for more information.

Date of issue: 3 April 2024
Number of stamps: Six gummed stamps
Denominations: $2.00 x 2, $3.30 x 2, $4.00 & $4.60
Designed and illustrated by: Helen Perkins and John Ward, NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Brebner Print, Napier by lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours plus silver foil
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 150mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Red phosphor gummed 106gsm
Number of stamps per sheet: 20
Perforation gauge: 13.33 x 13.60
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: Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 2 April 2025. First day covers will remain on sale until 2 April 2025.
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