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Pōhutukawa gives Christmas a Kiwi touch

Pōhutukawa gives Christmas a Kiwi touch


13 November 2012

New Zealand Post is once again marking the festive season with a series of Christmas stamps, this year featuring traditional nativity scenes with a touch of Pōhutukawa - widely regarded as New Zealand’s Christmas tree.

The five stamps feature Mary and Joseph with baby Jesus, shepherds tending their flocks nearby, the angel sharing news of the birth of Jesus and the three wise men.

2012 - New Zealand
Post is once again marking the festive season with a series
of Christmas stamps, this year featuring traditional
nativity scenes with a touch of Pōhutukawa - widely
regarded as New Zealand’s Christmas
tree.
Click for big version.

The stamps are available in PostShops in various denominations for international and domestic mailing.

Christmas mailing dates

Whether you’re sending parcels overseas or down the road, mark these dates in your calendar to ensure you post them in time.

Service AustraliaSouth Pacific, East Asia, North America, UK & Europe Rest of the world
International Economy3 December26 November23 November
International Air10 December3 December30 November
International Economy Courier14 December10 DecemberN/A
International Express Courier17 December14 December12 December

Domestic
Standard Post

ParcelPost

ParcelPost Tracked

19 December
FastPost

ParcelPost Fast

ParcelPost PO Box Priority

CourierPost

21 December


More information about these deadlines can be found at www.nzpost.co.nz/christmas


If you’re sending from Kapiti or Marlborough trial locations, Christmas mailing dates can be found at http://www.nzpost.co.nz/about-us/media-centre/sending-from-marlborough/kapiti-marlborough-christmas-mailing-dates


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