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Matariki 2024 First Day Cover

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First day cover with four gummed stamps affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue.

This stamp issue celebrates Matariki, the Māori New Year, which takes place during winter each year in Aotearoa New Zealand. Click here for more information.

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Date of issue: 3 July 2024
Number of stamps: Four gummed stamps
Denominations: $2.30, $3.60, $4.30 & $4.90
Stamps and first day covers designed by: Nick Jarvie, NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Artwork by: Shane Hansen, TŪTŪKĀKĀ, New Zealand
Printer and process: Brebner Print, Napier by Lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 25mm x 50mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 150mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Arconvert Securpost Premium Gummed 110gsm
Number of stamps per sheet: 20
Perforation gauge: 14 x 14.4
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 July 2025. First day covers will remain on sale until 2 July 2025.
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