• Federation website
  • Federation membership
  • FIP Medal for Research
  • Federation AGM 2000
  • Exhibition results
  • NZ Post

Federation Website

Societies are urged to ensure details and information on their web pages remain up to date. A number of societies who initially provided information have not provided any updates so information recorded could be incorrect as well as out of date.

Federation Membership

We are pleased to welcome two more societies to membership of Federation. They are: Rangiora District Philatelic Society, Rangiora and Manaia Philatelic Society, Hawera.

FIP Medal for Research

We have considerable pleasure in announcing that Robin Startup has been awarded the FIP Medal for Research. Robin’s research has been carried out over many years and has culminated in articles and books too numerous to list here. Our congratulations to Robin – we can think of a no worthier recipient. Check FIP Award for some more detail.

Federation AGM 2000

The Annual General Meeting of Federation will be hosted this year by the Association of Northern Philatelic Societies at Auckland bridge Club, 273 Remuera Road, Auckland on Saturday 18 November 2000 at 2:00pm.

The fourth quarterly meeting of the executive committee will be held on the afternoon and evening of 17 November and any unfinished business will be completed on the Saturday morning. Observers are welcome to attend.

A Dutch treat dinner is being planned for the Saturday night. A number of venues are under consideration and full details will be provided as soon as they are available.

The Association of Philatelic Judges will be holding a seminar on Sunday 19 November. Check Judging Workshop

Exhibition Results – World Stamp Expo 2000, Annaheim

Our congratulations to Amber Everett of Dunedin who was awarded a Vermeil medal in the youth section with a four-frame exhibit Birds in Art and Culture.

New Zealand Post

All societies should have received a news release from New Zealand Post detailing postmarking services now available for philatelic customers.

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