Monday, October 19, 2020

Long Read Philately DHere we show images, and some technical details of New Zealand postage stamps issued in the years 1970 to 1974.

If you notice any incorrect details - please feel free to let us know.

Note: Images are not to scale relative to each other.

Below, we show an example image with what information we place beneath each stamp

913Catalogue number
Face value
Event
Depiction
Perforation (horizontal x vertical, per 2cm)
Approximate date of stamp issue

The New Zealand stamp issues that occurred during these years include:

  •  Health
  • Christmas
  • Chatham Islands
  • Pictorials
  • United Nations
  • Antarctic
  • UNICEF
  • Centenaries
  • Rose Convention
  • Lake Scenes
  • Alpine Flowers
  • Vintage Cars
  • Mountain Scenes
  • Locomotives
  • Frances Hodgkins Paintings
  • Offshore Islands
  • Air Transport
  • Commonwealth Games
913913
10c
"Cardigan Bay"
Champion Trotter
P11½
28 January 1970
925925
10c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd and Coat
of Arms
P14½ x 14
12 March 1970
925var missing ribbon925var
10c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd and Coat
of Arms
Variety: missing red ribbon
P14½ x 14

925var missing ribbon arrowed925var
10c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd and Coat of Arms
Variety: Missing red of ribbon - arrowed
P14½ x 14
935935
7c
Expo '70 (1970)
Geyser Restaurant
P13
08 April 1970
936936
8c
Expo '70 (1970)
N Z Pavilion
P13
08 April 1970
937937
18c
Expo '70 (1970)
Bush Walk
P13
08 April 1970










938938
3c
25th Anniversary United Nations
P13½
24 June 1970
939939
10c
25thAnniversary United Nations
P13½
24 June 1970
940940
2½c Postage + 1c Health
Netball
P13½
05 August 1970
941941
3c Postage + 1c Health
Football
P13½
05 August 1970








942aMS942aMS
2½c + 1c Health
Netball
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 940
P13½
05 August 1970
942bMS942bMS
3c Postage + 1c Health
Football
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 941
P13½
05 August 1970

914914
½c
Glade Copper Butterfly
P13½ x 13
02 September 1970
915915
1c
Red Admiral Butterfly
P13½ x 13
02 September 1970
916916
2c
Tussock Butterfly
P13½ x 13
02 September 1970
917917
2½c
Magpie Moth
P13½ x 13
02 September 1970
918918
3c
Lichen Moth
P13½ x 13
02 September 1970
919919
4c
Puriri Moth
P13½ x 13
02 September 1970






943943
3c
Christmas 1970
Adoration of the Child - Correggio
P12½
01 October 1970
944944
3c
Christmas 1970
The Holy Family
(Stained glass window)
First Prebytarian church, Invercargill
P12½
01 October 1970
945945
10c
Christmas 1970
Tower of Roman Catholic church, Christchurch
P12½
01 October 1970












920920
5c
Scarlet Parrot Fish
P13½ x 13
04 November 1970
921921
6c
Sea Horses
P13½ x 13
04 November 1970
922922
7c
Leather Jacket
P13½ x 13
04 November 1970
923923
7½c
Garfish
P13½ x 13
04 November 1970
924924
8c
John Dory
P13½ x 13
04 November 1970
946946
1c
Chatham Islands
Chatham Islands Lilly
Myosotidium Hortensia
02 December 1970





947947
2c
Chatham Islands
Chatham Islands Mollymawke
Diomedea Cauta Eremita
Also known as: Chatham Islands Albatross
02 December 1970
926926
15c
Maori Fish Hook
P13½
20 January 1971



927927
18c
Maori Club
P13 x 13½
20 January 1971
928928
20c
Maori Tattoo Pattern
P13½ x 13
20 January 1971










948948
4c
1921 - 1971
50th Anniversary New Zealand Women's Institutes
10 February 1971
949949
10c
1921 - 1971
50th Anniversary Rotary International in New Zealand
10 February 1971
950950
5c
One Ton Cup Racing
1971
P13½ x 13
03 March 1971
951951
9c
One Ton Cup Racing Trophy
1971
P13½ x 13
03 March 1971
933933
$1
Geothermal Power
P11½
14 April 1971
934934
$2
Agricultural Technology
P11½
14 April 1971
952952
3c
City Centenaries
Palmerston North Centenary
1871 - 1971P13
12 May 1971
953953
4c
City Centenaries
Auckland Centenary
1871 - 1971P13
12 May 1971
954954
5c
City Centenaries
Invercargill Centenary
1871 - 1971P13
12 May 1971
955955
6c
1961 - 1971
Tenth Anniversary of Antarctic
Treaty
P13
09 June 1971
956956
7c
25th Anniversary of UNICEF
1946 - 1971
P13
09 June 1971
957957
4c Overprinted on 2½c
Photogravure overprint
Magpie Moth
23 June 1971






958958
8c
1971
Opening of Satellite Earth Station
P11½
14 July 1971
959959
10c
1971
Opening of Satellite Earth Station
P11½
14 July 1971
960960
3c Postage + 1c Health
1971
Girls Hockey
P13½ x 13
04 August 1971
961961
4c Postage + 1c Health
1971
Boys Hockey
P13½ x 13
04 August 1971
962962
5c Postage + 1c Health
1971
Dental Health
Golden Jubilee Of The School Dental Service
P13½ x 13
04 August 1971


963aMS963aMS
3c Postage + 1c Health
1971
Girls Hockey
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 960
P13½ x 13
04 August 1971
963bMS963bMS
4c Postage + 1c Health
1971
Boys Hockey
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 961
P13½ x 13
04 August 1971
932932
50c
Abel Tasman National Park
P13½ x 12½
01 September 1971





932var apple green omitted932var
50c
Abel Tasman National Park
Variation: apple green omitted
P13½ x 12½
01 September 1971

932var apple green omitted arrowed932var
50c
Abel Tasman National Park
Variation: apple green omitted - arrowed
P13½ x 12½
01 September 1971
930930
25c
Hauraki Gulf Maritime Park
P13 x 13½
01September 1971
931931
30c
Mount Cook National Park
P13 x 13½
01 September 1971
964964
3c
Christmas 1971
"The Holy Night" by Maratta
P13 x 13½
06 October 1971









965965
4c
Christmas 1971
"The Annunciation" stained glass window
P13 x 13½
06 October 1971
966966
10c
Christmas 1971
"The Three Kings"
P13 x 13½
06 October 1971

 
967967
2c
1971
First World Rose Convention
Hamilton
Tiffany Rose
P11½
03 November 1971
968968
5c
1971
First World Rose Convention
Hamilton
Peace Rose
P11½
03 November 1971
969969
8c
1971
First World Rose Convention
Hamilton
Chrysler Imperial Rose
P11½
03 November 1971
970970
1c
Lord Rutherford
1871 - 1937
P13½ x 13
01 December 1971
971971
7c
Lord Rutherford
1871 - 1937
P13½ x 13
01 December 1971
929929
23c
Egmont National Park
P13½ x 12½
01December 1971



972972
3c
13th International Vintage Car Rally
1895 Benz
P14
02 February 1972
973973
4c
13th International Vintage Car Rally
1904 Oldsmobile
P14
02 February 1972
974974
5c
13th International Vintage Car Rally
1914 Model T Ford
P14
02 February 1972
975975
6c
13th International Vintage Car Rally
1915 Cadillac Service Car
P14
02 February 1972
976976
8c
13th International Vintage Car Rally
1924 Chrysler
P14
02 February 1972
977977
10c
13th International Vintage Car Rally
1923 Austin 7
P14
02 February 1972







978978
3c
100th Anniversary of Council Government, Wanganui
P13 x 13½
05 April 1972
979979
4c
1971
10th Anniversary of Asian-Oceanic Postal Union
P13½ x 13
05 April 1972











980980
5c
25th Anniversary of National Airways Corporation
Depicting: De Havilland D.H.89 Dragon Rapide and Boeing 737
P13 x 13½
05 April 1972
981981
8c
200th Anniversary of the Landing by Marion Du Fresne
In the Bay Of Islands
Depicting: French Frigate and Maori Palisade
P13 x 13½
05 April 1972
982982
10c
150th Anniversary of the Methodist Church of New Zealand
Depicting: Stone cairne
P13½ x 13
05 April 1972











983983
4c
Alpine Plants
Black Sea Cotula
Cotula atrata
P13½
07 June 1972
984984
6c
Alpine Plants
The North Island Edelweiss
Leucogenes Leontopodium
P13½
07 June 1972
985985
8c
Alpine Plants
Haast's Buttercup
Ranunculus Haastii
P13½
07 June 1972
986986
10c
Alpine Plants
The Brown Mountain Daisy
Celmisia Traversii
P13½
07 June 1972
957a957a
4c overprinted on 2½c
Thick bars
Typographic overprint
Magpie Moth
13 July 1972



987987
3c Postage + 1c Health
Boys Tennis
P13 x 13½
02 August 1972
988988
4c Postage + 1c Health
Girls Tennis
P13 x 13½
02 August 1972
989aMS989aMS
3c Postage + 1c health
Boys Tennis
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 987
P13 x 13½
02 August 1972

989bMS989bMS
4c Postage + 1c health
Girls Tennis
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 988
P13 x 13½
02 August 1972




990990
3c
Christmas 1972
"Madonna And Child"
Painting by Bartolomé Esteban MURILLO
P11½
04 October 1972
991991
5c
Christmas 1972
"The Last Supper"
Stained Glass Window
P11½
04 October 1972
992992
10c
Christmas 1972
Pohutukawa Flower
P11½
04 October 1972

993993
6c
Lake Scenes
Lake Waikaremoana
P11½
06 December 1972
994994
8c
Lake Scenes
Lake Hayes
P11½
06 December 1972
995995
18c
Lake Scenes
Lake Wakatipu
P11½
06 December 1972
996996
23c
Lake Scenes
Lake Rotomahana
P11½
06 December 1972
997997
3c
Thames Borough Centennial
1873 - 1973
Old Pollen Street with hills
P13½
07 February 1973
998998
4c
Westport Borough Centennial
1873 - 1973
Coal mining and pastures
P13½
07 February 1973
999999
5c
University of Canterbury Centennial
1873 - 1973
Cloisters
P13½
07 February 1973
10001000
6c
50th Anniversary
Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society
Forest, Birds and Lake
P13½
07 February 1973
10011001
8c
Success of NZ Olympic Rowers In 1972 Olympics
P13½
07 February 1973



10021002
10c
25th Anniversary
Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
(ECAFE)
Graph and People
P13½
07 February 1973
10031003
3c
New Zealand Steam Locomotives
"W" Class Tank Locomotive
First Steam Engine Built 1889
P14 x 14½
04 April 1973
10041004
4c
New Zealand Steam Locomotives
"X" Class Locomotive
First Four Cylinder Compound
P14 x 14½
04 April 1973
10051005
5c
New Zealand Steam Locomotives
"Ab" Class Locomotive
"Passchendale"
P14 x 14½
04 April 1973
10061006
10c
New Zealand Steam Locomotives
"Ja" Class Locomotive
Last Steam Engine Built
P14 x 14½
04 April 1973
10091009
2c
Tussock Butterfly
No watermark
P13½ x 13
June 1973
957var missing bars957var
4c overprinted on 2½c
Variety: Missing bars
Magpie Moth
18 June 1973

957b957b
4c overprinted on 2½c
Thin bars
Typographic overprint
Magpie Moth
13 July 1973 (?)
10111011
4c
Puriri Moth
No watermark
P13½ x 13
07 September 1973
10121012
5c
Scarlet Parrot Fish
No watermark
P13½ x 13
1973
10131013
6c
Sea Horses
No watermark
P13½ x 13
07 September 1973
10141014
7c
Leather Jacket
No watermark
P13½ x 13
1974
10151015
8c
John Dory
No watermark
P13½ x 13
1974
10171017
10c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Coat of Arms
No watermark
P13½ x 13
June 1973









10191019
18c
Maori Club
No watermark
P13½ x 13
1974
10201020
20c
Maori Tattoo Pattern
No watermark
P13½ x 13
1974








10271027
5c
Paintings by Frances HODGKINS
Maori Woman And Child
P11½
06 June 1973
10281028
8c
Paintings by Frances HODGKINS
"The Hilltop"
P11½
06 June 1973
10291029
10c
Paintings by Frances HODGKINS
"Barn In Picardy"
P11½
06 June 1973
10301030
18c
Paintings by Frances HODGKINS
Self Portrait / Still Life
P11½
06 June 1973

10311031
3c Postage + 1c Health
Prince Edward
P13 x 13½
01 August 1973
10321032
4c Postage + 1c Health
Prince Edward
P13 x 13½
01 August 1973
1033aMS1033aMS
3c Postage + 1c Health
Prince Edward
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 1031
P13 x 13½
01 August 1973


1033bMS1033bMS
4c Postage + 1c Health
Prince Edward
Miniature Sheet
Comprising six of: 1032
P13 x 13½
01 August 1973


10341034
3c
Christmas 1973
"Tempi Madonna" by Raphael
P12½ x 13½
03 October 1973
10351035
5c
Christmas 1973
"Three Kings"
Stained Glass Window
P12½ x 13½
03 October 1973

10361036
10c
Christmas 1973
Symbolic Summer Scene
(Christmas in New Zealand is in summer)
P12½ x 13½
03 October 1973
10371037
6c
Mountain Scenery
Mitre peak
P13 x 13½
05 December 1973
10381038
8c
Mountain Scenery
Mount Ngauruhoe
P13 x 13½
05 December 1973
10391039
18c
Mountain Scenery
Mount Sefton
P13½ x 13
05 December 1973
10401040
23c
Mountain Scenery
Burnett Range
P13½ x 13
05 December 1973
10101010
3c
Lichen Moth
No watermark
P13½ x 13
1974






10411041
4c
10th British Commonwealth Games
Christchurch
Hurdles
P13 x 14
09 January 1974
10421042
5c
10th British Commonwealth Paraplegic Games
Christchurch
Men's Basketball
P13 x 14
09 January 1974
10431043
10c
10th British Commonwealth Games
Christchurch
Cycling
P13 x 14
09 January 1974
10441044
18c
10th British Commonwealth Games
Christchurch
Riffle Shooting
P13 x 14
09 January 1974
10451045
23c
10th British Commonwealth Games
Christchurch
Men's Lawn Bowls
P13 x 14
09 January 1974
1046MS1046MS
New Zealand Day
Miniature Sheet
Containing: 5 x 4c Stamps
Treaty House, Waitangi
Signing the Treaty of Waitangi
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Parliament Buildings + the Beehive
Maori and Pakeha Children
P13
05 February 1974
1046MS TL(1046MS TL)
4c
New Zealand Day, 1974
Top left stamp of 1046MS
P13
04 February 1974






1046MS BL(1046MS BL)
4c
New Zealand Day 1974
Signing the Treaty of Waitangi
Bottom left stamp of 1046MS
P13
05 February 1974














1046MS MID(1046MS MID)
4c
New Zealand Day 1974
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Centre (vertical) stamp of 1046MS
P13
05 February 1974
1046MS TR(1046MS TR)
4c
New Zealand Day 1974
Parliament Buildings + the Beehive
Top right stampo of 1046MS
P13
05 February 1974
1046MS BR(1046MS BR)
4c
New Zealand Day 1974
Maori and Pakeha children
Bottom right stazmp od 1046MS
P13
05 February 1974
10471047
4c
Centenary of Napier
1874 - 1974
P11½
03 April 1974


10481048
5c
Centenary of UPU
(Universal Postal Union)
1874 - 1974
Clock Tower - Berne
P11½
03 April 1974
10491049
8c
Centenary of UPU
(Universal Postal Union)
1874 - 1974
UPU Monument - Berne
P11½
03 April 1974
10501050
3c
History Of New Zealand Airmail Transport
Boeing Seaplane
(1919)
P14 x 13
05 June 1974









10511051
4c
History Of New Zealand Airmail Transport
Lockheed 10 Electra "Kauha", (1937)
P14 x 13
05 June 1974
10521052
5c
History Of New Zealand Airmail Transport
Bristol type 170 Freighter Mk 31 (1958)
P14 x 13
05 June 1974
10531053
23c
History Of New Zealand Airmail Transport
Short S.30 modified "G" class flying boat, "Aotearoa" (1940)
P14 x 13
05 June 1974







10541054
3c Postage + 1c Health
Health
Children with dog and cat
P13 x 13½
07 August 1974
10551055
4c Postage + 1c Health
Health
Child with dogs and cat
P13 x 13½
07 August 1974
10561056
5c Postage + 1c Health
Health
Children with dogs
P13 x 13½
07 August 1974
1057MS1057MS
4c Postage + 1c Health
Health
Miniature Sheet
Comprising ten of: 1055
P13 x 13½
07 August 1974

10581058
3c
Christmas
"The Adoration of the Magi"
L'Adoration Des Mages (Konrad Witz)
P11½
02 October 1974
10591059
5c
Christmas
"The Angel Window"
Stained glass window
Old St. Pauls Church, Wellington
P11½
02 October 1974
10591060
10c
Christmas
Christmas Lily
Lilium Candidum
P11½
02 October 1974


10611061
6c
Off-Shore Islands
Great Barrier Island
P13½ x 13
04 December 1974
10621062
8c
Off-Shore Islands
Stewart Island
P13½ x 13
04 December 1974
10631063
18c
Off-Shore Islands
White Island
P13½ x 13
04 December 1974
10641064
23c
Off-Shore Islands
The Brothers
P13½ x 13
04 December 1974

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