Monday, October 19, 2020

Long Read Philately DHere we show images, and some technical details of New Zealand postage stamps issued in the years 1975 to 1979.

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

1065Catalogue number
Face value
Event
Depiction
Perforation (horizontal x vertical, per 2cm)
Approximate date of stamp issue

New Zealand postage stamp issues released during these years include:

  •  Health
  • Christmas
  • Roses
  • Sailing ships
  • Anniversaries
  • Forest parks
  • Maori artefacts
  • Waterfalls
  • Vintage farm transport
  • Firefighting transport
  • Beaches
  • Education
  • Shells
  • Agriculture
  • Sea resources
  • Small harbours
  • Statesmen
  • Architecture
10651065
3c
Anniversaries And Events
Crippled Children Society
1935 - 1975
Disabled Child
P13½
05 February 1975

10661066
5c
Anniversaries And Events
Women's Division - Federated Farmers
1925 - 1975
Farming Family
P13½
05 February 1975
10671067
10c
Anniversaries And Events
United Nations International Women's Year - 1975
I W Y Symbols
P13½
05 February 1975

10681068
18c
Anniversaries And Events
Centenary Of Otago Medical School - 1975
Medical School Building - University Of Otago
P13½
05 February 1975
10691069
4c
Historic Sailing Ships
Scow
"Lake Erie"
P13½ x 13
02 April 1975
10701070
5c
Historic Sailing Ships
Schooner
"Herald"
P13½ x 13
02 April 1975
10711071
8c
Historic Sailing Ships
Brigantine
"New Zealander"
P13½ x 13
02 April 1975
10721072
10c
Historic Sailing Ships
Topsail Schooner
"Jessie Kelly"
P13½ x 13
02 April 1975
10731073
18c
Historic Sailing Ships
Barque
"Tory"
P13½ x 13
02 April 1975
10741074
23c
Historic Sailing Ships
Full-rigged Clipper
"Rangitiki"
P13½ x 13
02 April 1975
10751075
6c
Forest Park Scenes
Lake Sumner Forest Park
P13
04 June 1975
10761076
8c
Forest Park Scenes
North West Nelson Forest Park
P13
04 June 1975
10771077
18c
Forest Park Scenes
Kaweka Forest Park
P13
04 June 1975
10781078
23c
Forest Park Scenes
Coromandel Forest Park
P13
04 June 1075
10791079
3c Postage + 1c Health
Health
Girl feeding lamb
P13½ x 13
06 August 1975
10801080
4c Postage + 1c Health
Health
Boy with hen and chickens
P13½ x 13
06 August 1975
10811081
5c Postage + 1c Health
Health
Boy pulling a duck in a cart
P13½ x 13
06 August 1975








1082MS1082MS
1975 Health
Miniature sheet
Comprising 10 of: 1080
3c Postage + 1c Health
Boy with hen and chickens
P13½ x 13
06 August 1975
10831083
3c
Christmas
"The Virgin And Child"
Zanobi Machiavelli
P13 x 13½
01 October 1975
10841084
5c
Christmas
"Cross In Landscape"
Stained glass window
Greendale Church
P13½ x 13
01 October 1975






10851085
10c
Christmas
Based on the Carol: "I Saw Three Ships Go Sailing By"
P13½ x 13
01 October 1975




10861086
1c
Garden Roses
"Sterling Silver"
P14½ x 14
26 November 1975
10871087
2c
Garden Roses
"Lilli Marlene"
P14½ x 14
26 November 1975
10881088
3c
Garden Roses
"Queen Elizabeth"
P14½ x 14
26 November 1975
10891089
4c
Garden Roses
"Super Star"
P14½ x 14
26 November 1975
10901090
5c
Garden Roses
"Diamond Jubilee"
P14½ x 14
26 November 1975
10911091
6c
Garden Roses
"Cresset"
P14½
26 November 1975
10921092
7c
Garden Roses
"Michele Meilland"
P14½
26 November 1975
10931093
8c
Garden Roses
"Josephine Bruce"
P14½ x 14
26 November 1975
10941094
9c
Garden Roses
"Iceberg"
P14½ x 14
26 November 1975
11101110
6c
Anniversaries
50th Anniversary of
the League of Mothers
1926 - 1976
P13½ x 14
04 February 1976

11111111
7c
Anniversaries
Change to metric - 1976
(illustrating: weight, temperature, measure and capacity)
P13½ x 14
04 February 1976
11121112
8c
Anniversaries
Centenary of New Plymouth
1876 - 1976
Immigration ship: "William Bryan"
P13½ x 14
04 February 1976

11131113
10c
Anniversaries
50th Anniversary of the YWCA in New Zealand
YWCA = Young Women's Christian Association
1926 - 1976
P13½ x 14
04 February 1976
11141114
24c
Anniversaries
Centenary of the International Telecommunications Network
1876 - 1976
P13 ½ x 14
04 February 1976
11151115
6c
Vintage Farm Transport
Gig
P13½ x 13
07 April 1976


11161116
7c
Vintage Farm Transport
Thornycroft Lorry
P13½ x 13
07 April 1976
11171117
8c
Vintage Farm transport
Scandy Wagon
P13½ x 13
07 April 1976
11181118
9c
Vintage Farm Transport
Traction Engine
13½ x 13
07 April 1976
11191119
10c
Vintage Farm Transport
Wool Wagon
P13½ x 13
07 April 1976
11201120
25c
Vintage Farm Transport
Cart
P13½ x 13
07 April 1976





11211121
10c
Waterfalls
Purakaunui Falls
P11½
02 June 1976
11221122
14c
Waterfalls
Marakopa Waterfall
P11½
02 June 1976
11231123
15c
Waterfalls
Bridal Veil Falls
P11½
02 June 1976
11241124
16c
Waterfalls
Papakorito Falls
P11½
02 June 1976
10181018
15c
Maori Fish Hook
No watermark
P13½ x 13
02 August 1976





11251125
7c Postage + 1c Health
1976 Health issue
"Children and animals" theme
P13 x 13½
04 August 1976
11261126
8c Postage + 1c Health
1976 Health issue
"Children and animals" theme
P13 x 13½
04 August 1976
11271127
10c Postage + 1c Health
1976 Health issue
"Children and animals" theme
P13 x 13½
04 August 1976









1128MS1128MS
Miniature sheet
1976 Health issue

Comprising:

Two of: 1125
7c Postage + 1c Health

Two of: 1126
8c Postage + 1c Health

Two of: 1127
10c Postage + 1c Health

"Children and animals" theme
P13 x 13½
04 August 1976
11291129
7c
Christmas 1976
"Nativity"
P14 x 14½
06 October 1976
11301130
11c
Christmas 1976
"Resurrection"
P14½ x 14
06 October 1976






11311131
18c
Christmas 1976
"Angels"
P14½ x 14
06 October 1976





10951095
11c
Maori artefacts
Wooden knife
Maripi
P11½
24 November 1976
10961096
12c
Maori artefacts
Carved flute
Putorino
P11½
24 November 1976
10971097
13c
Maori artefacts
Hardwood club
Wahaika
P11½
24 November 1976
10981098
14c
Maori artefacts
Ceremonial club
Kotiate
P11½
24 November 1976








1132a1132a
Se-tenant strip of 3
Anniversaries
Each stamp: 8c

Comprising:

One of: 1132
Centenary of Hamilton
1877 - 1977

One of: 1133
Centenary of Gisborne
1877 - 1977

One of:1134
Centenary of  Masterton
1877 - 1977

P13 x 13½
19 January 1977
11321132
8c
Anniversaries
Centenary of Hamilton
1877 - 1977
P13 x 13½
19 January 1977
11331133
8c
Anniversaries
Centenary of Gisborne
1877 - 1977
P13 x 13½
19 January 1977
11341134
8c
Anniversaries
Centennary of Masterton
1877 - 1977
P13 x 13½
19 January 1977








1135a1135a
Se-tenant pair
Anniversaries
Each stamp: 10c

Comprising

One of: 1135
75th Anniversary of the Automobile Association (AA) in New Zealand
1902 - 1977
Showing the AA emblem

One of: 1136
50th Anniversary of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
1927 - 1977
Showing coat-of-arms

P13 x 13½
19 January 1977
11351135
10c
Anniversaries
75th Anniversary of Automobile Association (AA) in New Zealand
Showing AA emblem
1902 - 1977
P13 x 13½
19 January 1977
11361136
10c
Anniversaries
50th Anniversary of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
1927 - 1977
Showing coat-of-arms
P13 x 13½
19 January 1977
1137MS1137MS
Miniature sheet
Comprising five 8c stamps
One of: 1137-1
One of: 1137-2
One of: 1137-3
One of: 1137-4
One of: 1137-5
Silver Jubilee (50 years)
1927 - 1977
Queen Elizabeth II
Issued to commemorate 15 years of reign
P14 x 14½
23 February 1977




1137 11137-1
8c
Silver Jubilee (50 years)
1927 - 1977
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Issued to commemorate 15 years of reign
First stamp of 1137MS
P14 x 14½
23 February 1977
1137 21137-2
8c
Silver Jubilee (50 years)
1927 - 1977
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Issued to commemorate 15 years of reign
Second stamp of 1137MS
P14 x 14½
23 February 1977

1137 31137-3
8c
Silver Jubilee (50 years)
1927 - 1977
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Issued to commemorate 15 years of reign
Third (middle) stamp of 1137MS
P14 x 14½
23 February 1977
1137 41137-4
8c
Silver Jubilee (50 years)
1927 - 1977
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Issued to commemorate 15 years of reign
Fourth stamp of 1137MS
P14 x 14½
23 February 1977
1137 51137-5
8c
Silver Jubilee (50 years)
1927 - 1977
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
Issued to commemorate 15 years of reign
Fifth stamp of 1137MS
P14 x 14½
23 February 1977
1138a1138a
Se-tenant strip of 5 stamps
Comprising
One of: 1138
One of: 1139
One of: 1140
One of: 1141
One of: 1142
8c each stamp
Centenary of Education Act
1877 - 1977
(Left to right . . .)
Physical Education (PE)
Science
Pre-School Education
University
Adult Education
P13 x 13½
06 April 1977
11381138
Centennary of Education Act
1877 - 1977
Physical Education (PE)
P13 x 13½
06 April 1977

11391139
Centennary of Education Act
1877 - 1977
Science
P13 x 13½
06 April 1977
11401140
Centennary of Education Act
1877 - 1977
Pre-School Education
P13 x 13½
06 April 1977
11411141
Centennary of Education Act
1877 - 1977
University
P13 x 13½
06 April 1977
11421142
Centennary of Education Act
1877 - 1977
Adult Education
P13 x 13½
06 April 1977
11431143
7c Overprinted onto 2c
Lichen Moth
(Detunda Egregia)
P13½ x 13
19 April 1977
11441144
8c overprinted onto 4c
Puriri Moth
(Charagia Virescens)
P13½ x 13
21 April 1977
11451145
10c
Seascapes / Beaches
Karatane Beach
P14½
01 June 1977

11461146
16c
Seascapes / Beaches
Ocean Beach
(Mount Maunganui)
P14½
01 June 1977
11471147
18c
Seascapes / Beaches
Piha Beach
P14½
01 June 1977
11481148
30c
Seascapes / Beaches
Kaikoura Coast
P14½
01 June 1977
11491149
7c Postage + 2c Health
Health 1977
Girl with bird
P13 x 13½
03 August 1977
11501150
8c Postage + 2c Health
Health 1977
Boy with frog
P13 x 13½
03 August 1977
11511151
10c Postage + 2c Health
Health 1977
Girl with butterfly
P13 x 13½
03 August 1977







1152MS1152MS
Miniature sheet
Health 1977
Comprising two each, vertically of:

1149
7c Postage + 2c Health

1150
8c Postage + 2c Health

1151
10c Postage + 2c Health

P13 x 13½
03 August 1977
11531153
7c
Christmas 1977
"The Holy Family"
(Antonio Allegri Correggio)
P11½
05 October 1977










11541154
16c
Christmas 1977
Stained glass window
(St Michael's and all Angels Church, Dunedin)
P11½
05 October 1977
11551155
23c
Christmas 1977
"Partridge In A Pear Tree"
P11½
05 October 1977
11561156
10c
Vintage Firefighting Equipment
Merryweather Manual Pump
P14 x 13
05 October 1977









11571157
11c
Vintage Firefighting Equipment
2-wheel hose reel and ladder(1880)
P14 x 13
05 October 1977
11581158
12c
Vintage Firefighting Equipment
Shand Mason Steam Fire Engine (1873)
P14 x 13
05 October 1977
11591159
23c
Vintage Firefighting Equipment
Chemical Fire Engine (1888)
P14 x 13
05 October 1977











11601160
10c
Centenaries / Anniversaries
Centenary of Stratford
1878 - 1978
P14
08 March 1978
1160a1160a
Se-tenant pair
10c per stamp
Centenaries / Anniversaries
Se-tenant Pair comprising:
One of: 1160
One of: 1161
Centenary of Stratford
1878 - 1978
Centenary of Ashburton
1878 - 1978
P14
08 March 1978



11611161
10c
Centenaries / Anniversaries
Centenary of Ashburton
Depicting town clock
1878 - 1978
P14
08 March 1978
11621162
12c
Centenaries / Anniversaries
Centenary of telephgone in New Zealand
1878 - 1978
P14
08 March 1978
11631163
20c
Centenaries / Anniversaries
Centenary of Bay Of Islands
1878 - 1978
P14
08 March 1978











11641164
10c
Agriculture
Centenary of lincoln College of Agriculture
Depicting Ivey Hall and Students
P14½
26 April 1978
11651165
12c
Agriculture
Centenary of lincoln College of Agriculture
Depicting sheep and hills
P14½
26 April 1978
11661166
15c
Agriculture
Fertiliser ground spreading
P14½
26 April 1978
11671167
16c
Agriculture
Agricultural field day
P14½
26 April 1978
11681168
20c
Agriculture
Harvesting grain
P14½
26 April 1978
11691169
30c
Agriculture
Dairy farming
P14½
26 April 1978
11701170
1c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
(Silhouette)
P14 x 13
13 June 1978
11711171
2c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
(Silhouette)
P14 x 13
13 June 1978
11721172
5c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
(Silhouette)
P14 x 13
13 June 1978
11731173
10c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
(Silhouette)
14½ x 14
13 June 1978
11741174
12c
Resources of the sea
Mineral and Fuel - Maui Gas
P13 x 14
07 June 1978
11751175
15c
Resources of the sea
Harvest of the Sea
P13 x 14
07 June 1978
11761176
20c
Resources of the sea
200 Mile Exclusive Economic Zone
P13 x 14
07 June 1978
11771177
23c
Resources of the sea
Conservation of Marine Mammals
P13 x 14
07 June 1978
11781178
35c
Resources of the sea
Species depicted top-to-bottom:
Kingfish
Snapper
Groper
Squid
P13 x 14
07 June 1978
11791179
10c Postage + 2c Health
Health Services
Marking 50th Anniversary of first Health stamp
P13 x 14
02 August 1978



11801180
12c Postage + 2c Health
Health Services
National Heart Foundation
P13 x 14
02 August 1978
1181MS1181MS
1978 Health issue
Miniature Sheet
Comprising:
Three of: 1179 (top row)
10c Postage + 2c Health

Three of: 1180 (bottom row)
12c Postage + 2c Health

P13 x 14
02 August 1978
11821182
7c
Christmas 1978
"The Holy Family"
(El Greco)
P11½
04 October 1978
11831183
16c
Christmas 1978
All Saints Church
Howick
P11½
04 October 1978









11841184
23c
Christmas 1978
Beach scene
Paihia, Bay of Islands
P11½
04 October 1978


10991099
20c
Sea shells
Paua
Haliotis iris
P13
29 November 1978
11001100
30c
Sea shells
Toheroa
Paphies ventricosa
P13
29 November 1978
11011101
40c
Sea shells
Coarse Dosinia
Dosinia anus
P13
29 November 1978
11021102
50c
Sea shells
Spiny Murex
Poirieria zelandica
P13
26 November 1978







1185a1185a
Se-tenant strip of 3
10c Each stamp
Statesmen
Comprising:
One of: 1185
One of: 1186
One of: 1187
10c each stamp
Sir Julius Vogel
(1835 - 1899)
Sir George Grey
(1812 - 1898)
Richard John Seddon
(1845 - 1906)
P13 x 14
07 February 1979
11851185
10c
Statesmen
Sir Julius Vogel
(1835 - 1899)
P13 x 14
07 February 1979
11861186
10c
Statesmen
Sir Gearge Grey
(1812 - 1898)
P13 x 14
07 February 1979
11871187
10c
Statesmen
Richard John Seddon
(1845 - 1906)
P13 x 14
07 February 1979
11881188
10c
Architecture
Riverlands Cottage, Blenheim
P13½ x 13
04 April 1979









11891189
12c
Architecure
Mission House, Waimate North
P13½ x 13
04 April 1979
11901190
15c
Architecture
The Elms, Tauranga
P13½ x 13
04 April 1979
11911191
20c
Architecture
Provincial Council Buildings,
Christchurch
P13½ x 13
04 April 1979


11921192
15c
Small harbours
Whangaroa Harbour
P13
06 June 1979
11931193
20c
Small harbours
Kawau Island
P13
06 June 1979


11941194
23c
Small harbours
Akaroa Harbour
P13
06 June 1979
11951195
35c
Small harbours
Picton Harbour
P13
06 June 1979
11961196
10c
International Year of the Child
1979
P14
06 June 1979





1197a1197a
Se-tenant pair
10c Postage + 2c Health each stamp
Se-tenant pair Comprising:
One of: 1197
One of: 1198
1979 Health - Marine Life
P13 x 13½
25 July 1979
11971197
10c Postage + 1 c Health
1979 Health - Marine Life
Demoiselle fish
(Chromis dispilus)
P13 x 13½
25 July 1979
11981198
10c Postage + 2c Health
1979 Health - Marine Life
Sea urchin
(Diadema palmeri)
P13 x 13½
25 July 1979










11991199
12c Postage + 2c Health
1979 Health - Marine life
Underwater photographer and Red Mullet
P13½ x 13
25 July 1979
1200MS1200MS
1979 Health
Miniature sheet
Comprising two stamps each of:
1197 (P13 x 13½)
10c Postage + 2c Health
1198 (P13 x 13½)
10c Postage + 2c Health
1199 (P13½ x 13)
12c Postage + 2c Health
25 July 1979
12011201
4c Overprinted on 8c
Roses
"Josephine Bruce"
P 14½
24 September 1979
12021202
14c overprinted on 10c
Queen Elizabeth 2nd
P14½
31 August 1979

12031203
17c Overprinted on 6c
Roses
"Creset"
P14½
09 October 1979
12041204
10c
Christmas 1979
"Madonna and Child" Sculpture
Ghiberti (1378-1455)
P11½
03 October 1979
12051205
25c
Christmas 1979
Christ Church, Russell
P11½
03 October 1979

12061206
35c
Christmas 1979
Pohutukawa tree
P11½
03 October 1979
12071207
14c
25th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 1979, Wellington
Chamber of House of Representatives
P13½
26 November 1979
12081208
20c
25th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 1979, Wellington
Black rod and mace
P13½
26 November 1979
12091209
30c
25th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 1979, Wellington
Wall hanging
P13½
26 November 1979
11031103
$1
Sea shells
Scallop
P13
26 November 1979

11041104
$2
Sea shells
Circular Saw Shell
Astraea heliotropium
P13
26 November 1979

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