Inside is a person - here is a little bit about the person and how / why has been created. is borne out of passion and a desire to provide information and inspiration.

At an early age the author of emigrated with parents to Australia in 1967.

Over a number of years moving between Australia and New Zealand.

The original emigration meant, as a young child, being separated from relatives.

During the years in Australia and New Zealand grandparents sent a package every now-and-again of used postage stamps of the United Kingdom.

This inspired what would become an interest that would span many, many years - with a focus on the postage stamps and philatelic history of New Zealand.

This to be shared with you.

Over the coming weeks and months there will be a greater selection of images and articles, including Pre-decimal, Errors and Flaws, Fiscals, Officials, Stamp Duty, Arms, and New Zealand Dependencies (including: Niue, Ross Dependency, Tokelau).

If you have any feedback, or feel you have something to share or contribute - please get in touch.