Kōrero: Southland region

Takahē stamp, 1956 (3 o 3)

Takahē stamp, 1956

When Southland celebrated the centenary of organised settlement in 1956, the eightpenny stamp depicted the takahē. The twopenny and threepenny stamps featured whaling and farming respectively.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1956 Southland Centennial stamp issue
Artwork by M. R. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Southland region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/20092/takahe-stamp-1956 (accessed 3 December 2023)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 1 May 2015