Kōrero: European exploration

Westland centennial stamps

Westland centennial stamps

These stamps were issued in 1960 to commemorate the centenary of the sale of Westland by Māori to the New Zealand government. The two men shown on the stamps were an explorer and a gold digger. By contrast, the woman on the eightpenny stamp was a pioneer mother and homemaker.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1960 Westland Centennial stamp issue

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'European exploration - Discovery and exploration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/11247/westland-centennial-stamps (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007