Discover the island of Niue with this four stamp issue which featured some of this small island's significant landmarks and natural highlights, from an international airport to a conservation park, a marine reserve and a coral reef.
A raised coral atoll affectionately known as the 'Rock', the island of Niue is a unique treasure of the Pacific. Visitors and locals alike delight in its crystal-clear waters, tropical weather and incredible natural structures. The Island of Niue maps out some of the notable features of this small but special island.
First Day Covers
The first day cover placed the stamps in the wider context of the surrounding ocean. The miniature sheet first day cover showed where the tiny island of Niue is located on the globe.
Product Listing for The Island of Niue
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|Date of issue:||5 September 2018|
|Number of stamps:||Four gummed stamps|
|Denominations:||$0.30, $1.40, $2.00 and $4.00|
|Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by:||Hannah Fortune, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer:||Collectables and Solutions Centre, New Zealand Post, Whanganui, New Zealand|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 40mm (vertical)|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||16|
|Special blocks:||Plate and value blocks could be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet.|
|Period of sale:||These stamps remained on sale until 4 September 2019.|