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.


Mar 1 – Andrew Spence 'Queen Victoria Long Type Fiscals'; 1-page 'Postage or non-postage'
Apr 5 – Manawatu AGM; 1-page 'Got you covered'; Campbell-Paterson Shield
Apr 15 – Central Districts EXPO
May 3 – Members' Workshop; 1-page 'Dreams of postage stamps'
May 3 – Tony Thackery 'NZ 1st day covers 1935-51'

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:


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.