NZPF Central Region established 1921


Second Tuesday of each month (except January) at 7:30pm at Art Society Rooms, Trafalgar Place (off Ridgway Street), Wanganui. [Through iron gates and the second building on the left.]
The society has a varied programme and also go on visits to different venues.
Visitors are always welcome. Please make yourselves known.

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.


Feb 14 – John Burface 'Captain Cook'; Ellott Trophy
Mar 14 – Members' philatelic book reviews; Foote Cup; Ellott Trophy
Apr 11 – Stephen Gray 'Early New Zealand'; Ellott trophy
May 9 – Murray Woodhouse 'Early Canada'; AGM, Award of Mitchell Cup; Ellott Trophy
Jun 13 – Other hobbies night; Ellott Trophy
Jul 11 – Visit to Manawatu Philatelic Society
Jul 11 – Meeting at local restaurant; Ellott Trophy

Club activities and services

A newsletter is sent to members every two months.
The society has a library.

Club Competitions
Throughout the year there are a range of 1-page, 4-page and 8-page competitions for club trophies.

  • Ellott Trophy – 1-page from members’ collections.  Competed for at each club meeting.  Points toward the Mitchell Cup are awarded with 1st 3 points, 2nd 2 points, 3rd 1 point with members present voting for their favourite/s.
  • Mitchell Cup – for the member who has consistently shown the most favoured results during the Ellott trophy competition over the year.  Presented at the AGM.
  • Foote Cup – 4-pages competed for in March.
  • Parnell Cup – 8-pages competed for in September.
  • Pim Cup – 16 pages (1-frame) competed for in December.


Members $10.00
Couples $15.00
Junior Members No charge.