Single $2.70 'Hockey' gummed stamp.
Hockey is generally dominated by European nations, but at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, the New Zealand men’s hockey team upset Australia to win gold, becoming the first non-Asian/European team ever to clinch the top podium spot.
|Date of issue:||7 October 2020|
|Number of stamps:||Six gummed stamps|
|Denominations:||$1.40 x3, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00|
|Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by:||Hannah Fortune, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Stamp size and format:||25mm x 50mm (4x vertical, 2x horizontal)|
|Miniature sheet size and format:||182mm x 57mm (horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|Perforation gauge:||14.4 x 14|
|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:||Unless stock is exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 6 October 2021. First day covers will remain on sale until 2 December 2020.|