Gummed set of stamp sheets.
$1.50 Sophie Pascoe New Zealand’s most decorated Paralympian, below-the-knee amputee Sophie is a nine-time Paralympic gold medalist and multiple world champion.
$2.80 Cameron Leslie - Para swimmer and Wheelchair Rugby player Cameron Leslie was born with a quadruple limb deficiency. He is the world record holder and three-time Paralympic gold medalist in the Men’s 150m Individual Medley SM4.
$3.60 Emma Foy & Hannah van Kampen - Dargaville-born Emma Foy, who is visually impaired, snared a bronze medal at the 2013 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships. She was ranked #1 in the world in the Elite Women’s Tandem track standings along with her sighted pilot Hannah van Kampen.
$4.10 Spirit of Gold - Spirit of Gold is a term to describe the dual purpose of Paralympics New Zealand: ‘gold’ to recognise its high-performance credentials and ‘spirit’ to represent caring for and inspiring communities. It is also a way of describing a Paralympian: the unique mix of talent, determination and heart that drives success and provides inspiration to the next generation.
|Date of issue:||4 August 2021|
|Number of stamps:||Four gummed|
|Denominations:||$1.50, $2.80, $3.60 & $4.10|
|Designed and illustrated by:||John Morris, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours and metallic gold|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 40mm (vertical) (vertical)|
|Miniature sheet size and format:||150mm x 90mm|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|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 stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 3 August 2022. First day covers will remain on sale until 3 October 2021.|