Kōrero: Dutch

Commemorating Tasman’s discovery

Commemorating Tasman’s discovery

This stamp, produced to mark New Zealand’s centennial in 1940, shows an unauthenticated portrait of the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, one of his ships, and a chart outlining the route they took in 1642.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1940 Centenary of Proclamation of British Sovereignty stamp issue

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - First arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/1955/commemorating-tasmans-discovery (accessed 20 January 2021)

He kōrero nā Redmer Yska, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 12 May 2016