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
The programme is subject to the impact of Covid on the availability of the speaker/s and attendance will be subject to whatever restrictions the society/club must apply. If you plan visiting, please contact the society/club prior to attending to determine any programme changes and conditions of attendance that might apply.
2022Jun 1 – John Annabell 'GB Machins'; 1-page 'Rocket science'
Jul 6 – John Annabell 'GB Machins'; 1-page 'My favourite shade'
Aug 3 – Bruce Graves 'QV to EVII New Zealand'; 1-page 'Angels and devils'
Sep 7 – Antony Harris 'Observations from NZ Post'; 1-page 'So philatelic'
Oct 5 – Inter-club with Horowhenua PS; 1-page 'Wings and sails'
Oct 15 – Central Districts EXPO
Nov 2 – Paul McTaggart 'NZ Peace Issue'; 1-page 'The mail must go through'
Dec 7 – Members' night 'Our other collections MkII'; 1-page 'My treasure'
2023Jan 4 – Ron Barnes - a social meeting - dinner
Feb 1 – Colin Dyer 'Obsolete states'; 1-page 'Through the centuries'
Club activities and services
EXPO (Convention) 2022
The 58th Annual Convention is to take place at the Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North on 15 October.
For more details check Expo 2022 flyer.
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:
- First Exhibition 1989;
- Second Exhibition 1991;
- Third Exhibition 1993;
- Fourth Exhibition 1995;
- Fifth Exhibition 1997;
- Sixth Exhibition 1999;
- Seventh Exhibition 2001;
- Eighth Exhibition 2003;
- Ninth Exhibition 2005;
- Tenth Exhibition 2007;
- Eleventh Exhibition 2009;
- Twelfth Exhibition 2011;
- Thirteenth Exhibition 2013.
Annual Subscriptions are as follows:
Town members (24 km radius from city centre) $30.00
Country members $20.00
Reduced by $5 for those receiving newsletters electronically.