The NZPF is keen to encourage exhibiting and it realises there are a number of collecting disciplines not covered by FIP rules nor provisions for beginning exhibitors.  Consequently it has developed a range of rules and guidelines to provide for these.  In a number of cases they have been based on, developed in parallel with, or amended subsequently to provide a generally close degree of compatibility with similar national rules of the Australian Philatelic Federation.

The classes of exhibiting recognised by the NZPF in addition to those recognised by the FIP are as follows:

The rules and guidelines provided on this site are those approved by Federation.  In the event of any doubt the rules published on this website prevail.