NZPF Southern region established 1998

Canpex was formed in 1997 with the objective of organising national stamp exhibitions and promoting philately within the South Island of New Zealand.

Canpex has staged three very successful exhibitions, Canpex 2000, Kiwipex 2006 and  the Christchurch Philatelic Society centenary exhibition CPS 2012.  It was also actively involved with Timpex 2009.