The NZPF believes it is essential for New Zealand to continue to play a part in the world of philately.
To achieve this it:
- has established close links with its counterpart in Australia, the Australian Philatelic Federation (APF) and in relation to exhibiting has formalised this with an accord;
- in 2014 it signed an accord with the Emirates Philatelic Association
- is a member of the Federation of Inter-Asian Philately (FIAP); and
- is a member if the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP).