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
2021May 12 – Members' night; letter 'P' or 'fruit'
May 22 – Whangarei Stamp Fair
Jun 9 – David Bell 'Steel Wheels on Steel Rails'; letters 'Q' and 'R' or 'transport'
Jun 12 – Northland Combined Meeting
Jul 14 – Postcard display; letter 'S' or 'famous people'
Aug 11 – Gerard Carlin; letter 'T' or 'vegetation'
Aug 21 – Whangarei Stamp Fair
Sep 8 – Bruce Tapp 'NZ Duck Stamps' & 'Bison & Buffalo'; letters 'U' & 'V' or 'wild animals'
Oct 13 – Whangarei AGM; letter 'W' or 'water sports'
Nov 10 – Ambury Shield entries; letters 'X', 'Y' & 'Z' or 'aspects of Xmas'
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.
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.