NZPF Northern Region established 1964


The Society

The Postal History Society was founded in 1964 to promote and encourage the study of postal communication throughout the world but particularly in New Zealand, Australia and throughout the Pacific area and to circulate information to members.
The Society is a member of the NZ Philatelic Federation and the New Zealand Federation of Historical Societies.


Baptist Church Hall, 4 Inverary Avenue, Epsom, Auckland 1st Monday monthly except January. Doors open at 7:30pm for an 8:00 start (close approximately 9:30pm).
Members are encouraged to bring supporting or supplementary material to all meetings as well as new items of interest.
Guests and visitors are always welcome

Chapters meet in Invercargill, Nelson, New Plymouth and Wellington. For details check Contact below.

Calendar of events


Aug 5 – Postal History meeting<br />Sep 2 – Postal History meeting<br />Oct 7 – Postal History meeting<br />Nov 4 – Postal History meeting<br />Dec 2 – Postal History meeting<br />

Club activities and services

Membership benefits

  1. Receipt of the bi-monthly journal The Mail Coach.
  2. Opportunity to purchase publications of the Society.
  3. Access to the Society’s Library.
  4. Opportunity to purchase and sell material through the postal sales and exchange circuits.
  5. Attend meetings of members (as described above).


Nelson Chapter
John Dearing, 109 Eighty Eighty Valley, Wakefield, Nelson 7025.
Invercargill Chapter
R Longman, 23 Wye Street, Invercargill, Phone (03) 216 9827. Meetings in private residences.
Wellington Chapter
L J Armstrong, P O Box 14440, Wellington. Meetings at 1st Floor, Anvil House, 138 Wakefield Street, Wellington.
Christchurch Chapter
Tom O’Carroll, 57 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch.


Annual membership subscription runs from September to August.
New Zealand Members $20.00
Joint NZ Members $25.00
Juniors (under 18 years) $10.00
Associates (no Mail Coach but all other benefits) $5.00
Postal Sales Auctions $8.00

Overseas members
Australia and South Pacific $30.00
Rest of World $33.00[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]