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Interislander Gets Stamp of Approval from NZ Post

Interislander Gets Stamp of Approval from NZ Post



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Interislander Gets Stamp of Approval from NZ Post
06 August 2008 - DRAFT


Interislander Gets Stamp of Approval from NZ Post


06 August 2008 – Wellington
New Zealand Post has today launched a new collectors stamp edition – the A-Z of iconic Kiwi history and culture. In amongst A is for Aotearoa, H is for Haka and W is for Weta, the high profile alphabet includes ‘I is for Interislander’.

Each of the 26 stamp set has a different design and, according to NZ Post the Interislander stamp is based on the old Government Life Lighthouse Stamp Series.

“We are delighted that Interislander’s standing as an iconic Kiwi experience has been recognised by New Zealand Post,” comments media spokesman Nigel Parry.

The poster that accompanies the NZ Post stamp set includes describing the Interislander as ‘the floating bridge’ and commenting; ‘It is the most beautiful trip on earth’.


ENDS


Note to Editors:

The full A-Z stamp set is;

A is for Aotearoa
B is for Beehive
C is for Cook
D is for Dog
E is for Edmonds
F is for Fantail
G is for Goodnight Kiwi
H is for Haka
I is for Interislander J is for Jelly Tip
K is for Kia Ora
L is for Log o’ Wood
M is for Mudpools
N is for Nuclear Free
O is for O.E.
P is for Pinetree
Q is for Quake
R is for Rutherford S is for Southern Cross
T is for Tiki
U is for Upham
V is for Vote
W is for Weta
X is for X-treme Sports
Y is for Yarn
Z is for Zeeland

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