• NZ exhibitions
  • Overseas exhibitions
  • Federation 2006 AGM
  • Federation brochures
  • Exhibiting classes
  • Colour copies of exhibits
  • Federation awards

New Zealand Exhibitions

Upcoming New Zealand exhibitions

There is an interesting programme of exhibitions coming up for those of you who like exhibiting or just looking, or adding to your collections.

NORTHLAND 2007 March 30-April 1st 2007 Whangarei (Traditional, Postal Stationery, Open, One-frame classes)
HUTTPEX 2007 Aug 31-Sept 2 2007 Lower Hutt (Postal History, Thematics, Youth, Revenues, Maximaphily, Aero, Polar, First Day Covers)
10th NZ National Philatelic Literature Exhibition, 30 June 2007 (Central Districts Philatelic Trust)
TARAPEX 2008, 7-9 Nov 2008 (incorporating the Australasian Challenge)
TIMPEX 2009, Sept/Oct 2009m, Timaru

Kiwipex 2006

Kiwipex 2006 is now history – a very successful exhibition, with the grand award being sorted out between two postal stationery exhibits! Ross Towle with Chile Postal Cards & Envelopes 1872-1929 just held out Stephen Schumann with NZ Postal Stationery 1876-1940. Full details are available on the Kiwipex website at www.newzeal.com/kiwipex.htm

Overseas Exhibitions

Espana 06

Espana 06 was held from Oct 7-13 in Malaga, Spain. Robin Gwynn was the NZ Commissioner and also a member of the Jury. The results were as follows:

Barry Scott NZ Air Mail Routes and Rates to 1948, 8 fr, 88, LV

John Wilson NZ King George VI Issue, 5 fr, 82, V

Postal History
Bruce Chadderton Concentration Camp Prisoner Mail, 5 fr, 82, V

Postal Stationery
Harold Waite N Z Queen Victoria Postcards 1876-1901, 5 fr, 80, V

Barry Scott Australian WW I Military Letter Cards & Envelopes 1916-19, 85, V
Jeff Long NZ’s First Kiwi, 78, S
Mark Jurisich Marion Island: The Early Years 1947-1957, 77, S

Dubai 2006

The 19th Asian Stamp Exhibition was held in Dubai from Nov 13-16. Ross Marshall was the Commissioner and Norman Banfield a member of the Jury. The results were as follows:

Tony Jones The Edward VII Postage Stamp of NZ, 5 fr, 86, LV
Colin Larsen The 1898 NZ Pictorial Issue, 5 fr, 83, V
Helen Harris NZ ‘Official” stamps & Related Material, 5 fr, 79, LS

Postal History
Stephen Chivers Burma Postal Markings 1825-1903, 5 fr, 89, LV
Stephen Schimmin Palestine 1948, 5 fr, 84, V

Barry Scott WWI Military Envelopes & Letter Cards of Australia 1916-1919, 92, G
Jeff Long N Z’s First Kiwi, 87, V
Ann Still G V – Official Court Mourning, 84, V
Monica Comrie Australian Naval Mail Markings, 73, S

Belgica 2006

Belgica 2006 was held in Brussels from Nov 16-20 and also had a good number of NZ exhibitors. Jeff Long was the Commissioner. The results were as follows:

Youth Entries
Jürgen Speyer Bürgen and Schlösser, 4 fr, 72, S
Amber Everett Birds in Art & Culture, 4 fr, 66, SB
Morgan Winterburn A Time Journey Through New Zealand, 3 fr, 62, B
Serena Somlyai Our Friend the Horse, 3 fr, 60, B

Open Class
Frank Jans The Way We Were 1900-1967, 8 fr, 90, G
Jeanette Banfield Medicine – Its History & Development, 5 fr, 88, S
(note: awards were made only at Gold,Silver & Bronze levels)

Thematic Class
Graeme Russell Chemistry, 5 fr, 82, V
Bob Gibson Reducing Risks on our Roads, 5 fr, 77, LS

One-frame entries
Barry Scott World War II New Zealand Prisoner of War Air Letter Cards 1941-45, 85, V
Bruce Chadderton Marjan Rowinski – His War Years, 80, V
Norman Banfield Imperial Russia – Censorship of Prison Mail 1884-1916, 80, V
Allan Berry New Zealand Volunteer Militia Mail 1887-1905, 80, V
Mark Jurisich Marion Island – The Early Mails 1947-1957, 80, V
John Paston Catapult Mail Ships: North Atlantic, 77, S
Hank Smits Native Birds of New Zealand, 62, B

Upcoming Overseas Exhibitions

Sydney Stamp Expo 2007, National, 15-17 June 2007, Commissioner/Judge Tony Thackery
St Petersburg 2007, FIP, 19-25 June 2007, Commissioner Norman Banfield
Bangkok 2007, FIAP, 3-12 Aug 2007, Commissioner David Loe
Canberra Stampshow 2008, National, 15-17 Mar 2008, Commissioner/Judge Jenny Banfield
Israel 2008, FIP, 14-22 May 2008, Commissioner Barry Scott
Efiro 2008, FIP, 20-28 June 2008, Commissioner Ross Marshall
Brisbane, National, August 2008
Praga 2008, FIP, 12-14 Sept 2008, Commissioner Don Richardson

Federation 2006 AGM

This was held in Hastings Nov 25 in conjunction with the third quarterly meeting of the Federation. President Jenny Banfield and Secretary Dave Fentress were both re-elected unopposed. Retiring Treasurer Sandra List was replaced by Terry Isaac. The Northern region has appointed Barry Scott to replace Mark Benvie. There were no remits to consider, and the structure of Federation levies was also unchanged.

Federation Brochures

A further brochure on ‘Estate Planning’ has been developed and will be published shortly.

Exhibiting Classes

First Day Covers

A ‘First Day Covers’ class has been added to the list of national philatelic classes, with judging criteria of the Australian experimental FDC class. Details are available from Norman Banfield at [email protected]


A “Development’ class has also been approved. This is for adult exhibitors, and is aimed at encouraging new exhibitors. Entries are open only to NZ entrants, and may be one or two frames, and can be entered only by those who have not previously gained 70 points or more in a national exhibition for either a one frame or multi frame exhibit. Gemstone awards will be made. Judging criteria are currently being developed. If you have any ideas, please send them to Norman Banfield at [email protected]

Colour copies of exhibits

Just a reminder that Federation holds a number of quality colour copies of exhibits which are available for borrowing for club or publicity purposes. Contact the Secretary.

Federation Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the Federation awards for 2006:

John Waller – the Award of Merit
Ann Still – Philatelist of the Year
Rick Oxenham – Deserving Philatelist
Serena Somlyai – Youth Philatelist of the Year

Upcoming Federation Meetings

If you have any matters you would like discussed at a Federation meeting, please contact your local Fedn Executive member.

Southern Region – Geoff Tyson, John Wilson (Timaru)
Central Region – Jan Price, Terry Isaac
Northern Region – Barry Scott, Monica Comrie

or the Federation Secretary Dave Fentress or President Jenny Banfield

The meetings schedule is:
March 24 in Wellington,
July 28 in Wellington,
November 23-24 including the AGM in the Northern region.

Contact Details

If you have any comments, helpful ideas or want further information, contact the editor, Jeff Long, at [email protected] or the Secretary, Dave Fentress, at P O Box 19-119, Hamilton or at [email protected]

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