NZPF Northern Region established 1957
Riverbank Centre, Reyburn House Lane, Town Basin, Whangarei 2nd Wednesday each month at 1:30pm from February to December.
All meetings have a session of items of interest provided by members and also a one page display on a set subject or letter of the alphabet which is not judged.
We also have a sales table which is available before the meeting and at intervals during the meeting.
Door charges: $2.00 if there is no speaker or it is a club speaker; $5.00 if there is an invited speaker.
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 8 – Gerard Carlin; 1-page letter "E", "F" or 'indigenous people
Jun 18 – Northland Combined Meeting
Jul 13 – Postcards; 1-page letter "G" or 'winter'
Aug 10 – Michael Hill; 1-page letter "H" or 'gemstones'
Aug 20 – Whangarei Stamp Fair
Sep 14 – Bruce Tapp; 1-page letters "I", "J" or 'aquatics'
Oct 12 – Whangarei AGM; Earle Howe; 1-page letters "K, "L" or 'food'
Nov 9 – Ambury Shield displays; 1-page letter "M" or 'Xmas'
Dec 14 – Whangarei Christmas party
Club activities and services
Stamp fairs are held on two Saturdays each year.
These are held in combination with the Kaitaia Stamp Club and Kerikeri Stamp Club as a combined meeting for all members of the Association of Northern Philatelic Societies.
|10:00am||Welcome and First Talk Jenny Banfield “Anthropomorphic Cats”|
|11:15am||Second Talk Jenny Banfield “Revenues – Taxed from Cradle to Grave”|
|12:15pm||Lunch: Sales Tables dealer (Earl & Ruth Howe) visits, etc.|
|1:15pm||Third talk Norman Banfield “DFDS: Passengers Ships” (one frame postcard)|
|2:00pm||Afternoon Tea, Raffles drawn; farewell|
Meal that night 6pm for 6:30.
The Society runs a number of competitions throughout the year. Members compete for the following trophies:
- Kotahi Cup: traditional competition for experienced competitors up to 16-pages. Entries due in May.
- Miller Cup: traditional competition for novice entrants up to 16-pages. Entries due in May.
- Postal History, Thematic (prize provided by NZ Post) and Social: up to 16-pages. Entries due in November for presentation at the Christmas meeting.
The Society’s library contains many excellent reference books which are readily available for your use.
Subscriptions for the year October to September are as follows:
Town Members $25.00 per annum
Town Family Members $35.00 per annum
Country Members $20.00 per annum
Country Family Members $27.50 per annum
Members joining from 1 March only 50% of subscription is payable.