NZPF Central Region established 1922



Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North 1st Wednesday monthly February to December at 7:30pm. Visitors are always welcome. Please bring items of interest for display to each meeting

Calendar of events


Apr 3 – AGM; Candice Rawstorn 'Lord of the Rings;; Campbell-Paterson Shield
Apr 20 – Central Districts EXPO
May 1 – Vince Neal 'Pitcairn Island'; Pim Cup 16-pages
Jun 5 – Brian Vincent 'The Himalayas'
Jul 3 – Manawatu meeting TBA
Aug 7 – Manawatu meeting TBA
Sep 4 – Manawatu meeting TBA
Oct 2 – Interclub competition Manawatu v Horowhenua
Oct 2 – Manawatu meeting TBA
Nov 6 – Manawatu meeting TBA


Club activities and services

EXPO and Convention 2024

The 62nd Annual EXPO and Convention is to take place at the Palmerston North Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North on Saturday 20 April 2024
For more details check out EXP0 flyer 2024.


Members have access to New Zealand’s third largest philatelic library. Housed at Te Manawa, 326 Main Street, Palmerston North. All members are issued with library cards which must be shown whenever they wish to use the library.

National Philatelic Literature Exhibition Library Holding

Members of New Zealand philatelic societies have access to the material exhibited in the biennial literature exhibits held in Palmerston North until 2013. These publications are held as part of the Manawatu Philatelic Society’s library and information on who and how material can be borrowed should be addressed to the Librarian at the Society’s address.
Details of these holdings for each exhibition can be accessed at:


Annual Subscriptions are as follows:
Town members (24 km radius from city centre) $30.00
Country members $20.00
Plus an additional $20 for members receiving newsletters by post.