Stamps of New Zealand

1200 AD Maori people arrive in New Zealand from eastern Polynesia

1642 - Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sights the south island and charts some of the country's west coast. It subsequently appears on Dutch maps as Nieuw Zeeland, named after the Dutch province of Zeeland.

1769 - British captain James Cook explores coastline, also in 1773 and 1777.

1815 - First British missionaries arrive.

1840 - Treaty of Waitangi between British and several Maori tribes pledges protection of Maori land and establishes British law in New Zealand.

1845-72 - The New Zealand Wars as Maori put up resistance to British colonial rule. 

1855 - First stamps issued

1893 - New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

1907 - New Zealand becomes dominion within British Empire.

1914 - Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

1939-45 - Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

1947 - New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.



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New Zealand, QV, One Penny, 1890 used
New Zealand, QV, One Penny, 1890 used
£0.01
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New Zealand, Trains, Steam Locomotive, 1973 VF
New Zealand, Trains, Steam Locomotive, 1973 VF
£2.00
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New Zealand, Railways & Trains, Centenary 1963 sheet of 2 stamps
New Zealand, Railways & Trains, Centenary 1963 sheet of 2 stamps
£2.00
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New Zealand, Map, 1923, One Penny, used
New Zealand, Map, 1923, One Penny, used
£2.00
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New Zealand, Birds, Kotuku,, Health Stamp, 1 d, 1961 used
New Zealand, Birds, Kotuku,, Health Stamp, 1 d, 1961 used
£2.00
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New Zealand, Health Stamps, child  1/2 d  1945 unused
New Zealand, Health Stamps, child 1/2 d 1945 unused
£2.00
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New Zealand, Christmas, Maddona and Child, 3 c, 1971  used
New Zealand, Christmas, Maddona and Child, 3 c, 1971 used
£2.50
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New Zealand, Birds, Fantail, 1965 used
New Zealand, Birds, Fantail, 1965 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, King George, 1/2 d, Green, 1915 used
New Zealand, King George, 1/2 d, Green, 1915 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, Graham's Town Steam Tram, a 30 cent stamp, issued on 6 March 1985
New Zealand, Graham's Town Steam Tram, a 30 cent stamp, issued on 6 March 1985
£3.00
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New Zealand, Maori Rock Drawings, 2 Shillings, 1960 used
New Zealand, Maori Rock Drawings, 2 Shillings, 1960 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, Aviation History, 3 d ca 1950 used
New Zealand, Aviation History, 3 d ca 1950 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, Birds, Falco novaeseelandiae, 1961 used
New Zealand, Birds, Falco novaeseelandiae, 1961 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, Wild Life, Penguin, Eudyptula minor, Korora, 3 d, 1964
New Zealand, Wild Life, Penguin, Eudyptula minor, Korora, 3 d, 1964
£3.00
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New Zealand, Timaru, 100th Anniversary of the Canterbury Provincial District , 1 Sh, 1950 used
New Zealand, Timaru, 100th Anniversary of the Canterbury Provincial District , 1 Sh, 1950 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, Butter Making, 2'6 Shilling, 1961 used
New Zealand, Butter Making, 2'6 Shilling, 1961 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, Aviation, 1955 used
New Zealand, Aviation, 1955 used
£3.00
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New Zealand, Birds, Fintail, 1/2 d, 1937,
New Zealand, Birds, Fintail, 1/2 d, 1937,
£3.00
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New Zealand, Millennium Series - Discoverers of New Zealand  and Tasmania, Abel Tasman, $ 1.80, 1997
New Zealand, Millennium Series - Discoverers of New Zealand and Tasmania, Abel Tasman, $ 1.80, 1997
£3.00
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New Zealand, Trains & Railway, Steam Locomotive 1973 used VF
New Zealand, Trains & Railway, Steam Locomotive 1973 used VF
£3.00
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New Zealand, One Penny, Penny restoration, Map, 1923 used fine
New Zealand, One Penny, Penny restoration, Map, 1923 used fine
£3.00
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