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Matariki 2022

Matariki 2022

Posted by Lynette Townsend on 20th Jun 2022

On 24 June, Aotearoa New Zealand celebrates its first Matariki public holiday. For some, Matariki will be a relatively new event in their annual calendar, but for others it’s a well-established tra … read more
Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak!

Posted by Ellie Stewart on 3rd May 2022

Artists Muhammad and Sameera Waqas share a love for the unique beauty of Arabic calligraphy. Meaning ‘Eid Blessings’, Eid Mubarak is the first stamp issue from NZ Post to recognise New Zealand’s Musli … read more
Anzac Poppy 100

Anzac Poppy 100

Posted by Lynette Townsend on 22nd Apr 2022

For many centuries flowers have been used to celebrate, commemorate and mourn our most significant events. As early as 2500 BCE Egyptians were creating elaborate floral displays for burials and proces … read more
New milestones for New Zealand's national orchestra

New milestones for New Zealand's national orchestra

Posted by Ellie Stewart on 9th Mar 2022

In 2022 the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa (NZSO) marks 75 years of bringing the timeless joys of classical music to audiences in Aotearoa and around the world. One of the wor … read more
History in Stamps

History in Stamps

Posted by Lynette Townsend on 4th Feb 2022

In 2019 the New Zealand Government announced that there was to be more New Zealand history taught in schools. This came after growing calls from New Zealanders, particularly young people, who were lit … read more