Welcome to the home of organised philately in New Zealand.

Members of the New Zealand Philatelic Federation (Federation) are stamp and postcard societies and clubs from around New Zealand and includes a society based in Great Britain. Federation represents its members and their hobby to others:

    • Nationally to the NZ Stamp Dealers Association, New Zealand Post, etc.
    • Internationally to similar bodies overseas such as the Australian Philatelic Federation and as a member of the Federation of Inter-Asian Philately (FIAP) and the International Philatelic Federation (FIP).
        This website has a wealth of information about the hobby in the sections briefly described below:


– the latest philatelic news from around NZ and copies of the current and previous Federation newsletters.

About us

– details of Federation’s history and administration and how and who to contact.


– which provides meeting dates and times, contacts, details of services offered, etc. for each of our member societies.


– for collectors and guidance for clubs


– details of future and past exhibitions (with results), organisation of exhibitions including judging.

What’s on

– dates, times and location of society meetings, fairs, exhibitions, etc.