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Environment Booklet

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New Zealanders are fortunate to live in such a unique and captivating land, and this stamp issue depicted the importance of caring for our environment.

Issue information

New Zealanders are fortunate to live in such a unique and captivating land. There are plant and animal species that are found nowhere else on the planet, but live here in a land that is both clean and beautiful. Every person can make small contributions towards maintaining the beauty and richness that surrounds them. The importance of caring for our environment is depicted in this Environment stamp issue.

The ten-stamp set depicts the messages of: Protect native fauna and flora, Control animal pests; Plant native trees and shrubs, Eliminate noxious plants; Protect marine mammals, Return undersized catches; Conserve power and water, Control air and water quality; Enjoy your natural environment; and Dispose of rubbish properly.

Product listing for Environment Booklet

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Image Title Description Price
Booklet Booklet of 10 x 45c gummed stamps. $4.50
First Day Cover First day cover with stamps affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $4.75

Technical information

Date of issue: 22 March 1995
Designer: Niki Hill, Whakatane, New Zealand
Printer: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand
Stamp size: 30mm x 25mm
Sheet size: Booklets of 10 stamps
Process: Lithography
Perforation gauge: 12
Paper type: Harrison and Sons, red phosphor coated, unwatermarked
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 22 March 1996.