• Exhibitions
  • Timpex 2009 results
  • 61st Federation AGM
  • Subscriptions from affiliated members
  • NZ Medal of Philatelic Excellence
  • Annual Federation awards
  • Polar class


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.

Palmpex 2010, 12-14 Nov 2010, Palmerston North
CPS 100, 16-21 Nov 2011, Christchurch
Blenpex 2012, 21-23 Sep 2012, Blenheim
Upper Hutt, 2013, Upper Hutt (Specialised National)

Upcoming Overseas Exhibitions

Canberra 2010 (½Nat) 12-14 Mar 2010, Commissioner Len Jury
London 2010 (FIP) 8-15 May 2010, Commissioner Robyn Gwynn
Adelaide 2010 (½Nat) 6-8 Aug 2010, Commissioner Sue Claridge
Bangkok 2010 (FIAP) 4-12 Aug 2010, Commissioner Norman Banfield
Portugal 2010 (FIP) 1-10 Oct 2010, Commissioner Don Richardson
Joburg 2010 (Sth Africa) (FIAP) 27-31 Oct 2010, Commissioner Ross Marshall
Mandurah 2010 (West Aust)(Nat 1-frame and Australasian Challenge), 19-21 Nov 2010, Commissioners Nth Is Bruce Chadderton; Sth Is Mark Jurisich
India 2011 (FIP) 18-28 Feb 2011, Commissioner David Loe
Philanippon 2011 (FIP) 2-7 Aug 2011, Commissioner Jenny Banfield
QATAR (FIP) Oct 2012
Australia 2013 (FIP) 11-20 May 2013
Bangkok (FIP) Aug 2013

TIMPEX 2009 Results

Congratulations to Norman Banfield with his exhibit Russia-Censorship Mail 1878-1920 in winning the Grand Award at this exhibition. James Johnstone with The Cross and Numeral Design of Switzerland and its Usage 1882 to 1906 was a very worthy runner-up. This was a very successful exhibition for Timaru, and the organisers are to be congratulated.

61st AGM of Federation

Len Jury was re-elected as President, Bob Gibson as Secretary, and Terry Isaac was re-appointed as Treasurer.

Subscriptions from affiliated clubs

The Federation subscription has been increased for the first time in many years to $3 per member for clubs with more than 15 members, reducible to $2.50 if paid before 31 March 2010. Smaller clubs pay a flat rate of $45, reducible to $37.50 if paid by 31 March. Affiliated clubs should already have received their subscription notice.

NZ Medal of Philatelic Excellence

Jeff Long, the sixth recipient of the top Federation award, received his medal at the TIMPEX Palmares.

Annual Federation Awards

Award of Merit – Patrick Brownsey (Wellington), Colin Larsen (Manawatu), Geoff Tyson (Christchurch)

Philatelist of the Year – Stephen Chivers (Hutt Valley)

Deserving Philatelists – Alan Morgan (Hastings), Charles Lilley (New Plymouth), John Kilpatrick (New Plymouth), Nic Hendy (Auckland), Paul Wales (Christchurch)

Polar Class

This has now been removed as a national exhibiting class from the NZ list, as it seems more sensible for exhibitors to enter the Open class, from where they can exhibit overseas.

Upcoming Federation Meetings

If you have any matters you would like discussed at future Federation meeting scheduled for 27 March please contact:

Southern Region: George Stewart, D.John Wilson
Central Region: Norman Banfield, Terry Isaac
Northern Region: Tim Beach, Monica Comrie

or the Federation Secretary Bob Gibson at [email protected] or at PO Box 58139, Whitby, Porirua 5245,

or President Len Jury.

Contact Details

If you have any comments, helpful ideas or want further information, contact the editor, Jeff Long, at [email protected] or the Secretary, Bob Gibson, at PO Box 58139, Whitby, Porirua 5245 or at [email protected]

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