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The New Zealand Collection 2014

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The New Zealand Collection 2014 told the fascinating stories of the stamps issued by New Zealand Post in 2014. From commemorations to celebrations, Matariki to movies, 2014 was a fantastic year for stamps in New Zealand.

Issue information

New Zealand Post use stamps as a medium to tell the stories of our young nation, and this annual album ‘took a closer look’ at these special stamp issues from 2014. New Zealand Post stamps celebrated the diversity, creativity, history and wonders of New Zealand, and within this premium publication you found stunning images, further insights and unique takes on the events and themes that featured on the stamps in 2014.

When you ordered your copy of The New Zealand Collection 2014, included within the album was an exclusive collectable not available anywhere else. You received a cancelled imperforate Legendary Landmarks stamp sheet, a must-have for any kiwiana collector.

Take a Closer Look

This annual album was divided into three sections – Aotearoa, Culture and History.

In ‘Aotearoa’ you learned more about Hobbiton™, the movie set created for Sir Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy of films, and the place where the exciting journey through Middle-earth began. Now a permanent tourist attraction, Hobbiton™ attracts countless visitors each year. Alongside this article you found stamps celebrating the final film in The Hobbit trilogy: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

In the ‘Culture’ section, there were articles covering some very exciting events from 2014, including the Year of the Horse, Matariki, the 200th anniversary of the first Christmas service in New Zealand and the whirlwind Royal Visit 2014. These articles provided further insights into the importance of these events to New Zealand alongside stunning imagery and the stamps that celebrated them.

In the ‘History’ section, anniversaries of war took centre stage. We commemorated the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II with Anzac 2014 – WWII Poster Art and the centenary of the commencement of World War I with 1914 For King & Empire. Alongside these commemorations, you found more information about our kiwiana issue Legendary Landmarks and New Zealand architecture with Construction of a Nation.

Product Listing for The New Zealand Collection 2014

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Image Title Description Price
Book Annual album containing all of the New Zealand Post stamps issued in 2014. Also included within this beautifully displayed album were stories behind each of the stamp issues and an exclusive Legendary Landmarks imperforate stamp sheet unavailable anywhere else. $121.00

Technical information

Issue date: 19 November 2014
Stamp issues featured:
  • 2014 Year of the Horse
  • New Zealand Native Seaweeds
  • Construction of a Nation
  • Anzac 2014 – WWII Poster Art
  • Royal Visit 2014
  • Matariki 2014 – Papatüänuku and Ranginui
  • Legendary Landmarks
  • 1914 For King & Empire
  • Endangered Seabirds
  • 2014 Children’s Health – Growing a Healthy Future
  • Christmas 2014
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Period of sale: This book remained on sale until 24 July 2018.