The 24c map stamp was issued as a result of a change in postage rates.
This stamp depicted a map of New Zealand with longitude and latitude marking the country's position in the South Pacific.
This stamp issue first appeared in New Zealand Post Stamp Bulletin No. 28 in October 1982.
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|Date of Issue:||1 April 1982|
|Designer:||A G Mitchell, Wellington|
|Stamp Size:||42mm x 25mm|
|Sheet Size:||100 stamps per sheet|