Kōrero: Spiders and other arachnids

Katipō spider stamp

Katipō spider stamp

Although few people ever see a katipō spider, it is widely known because it is one of the few venomous native animals. It is the only New Zealand spider to feature on a postage stamp, as part of the 1997 Creepy Crawlies series produced by New Zealand Post.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

New Zealand Post
Reference: 1997 Creepy Crawlies stamp issue

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Pollard, 'Spiders and other arachnids - Venomous spiders', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/12722/katipo-spider-stamp (accessed 25 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Simon Pollard, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007