Kōrero: Child and youth health

Children's health camps stamps and envelopes (2 o 3)

Children's health camps stamps and envelopes

Souvenir stamps and envelopes were sold by the New Zealand Post Office and the proceeds were donated to the children's health camps. Scroll down to see some examples. The stamps on the first envelope show princesses Margaret and Elizabeth (the future Queen Elizabeth II). They were issued in 1944. The second envelope has a lovely (though somewhat idealised) drawing of two healthy children playing ball. The stamps show a member of the armed forces who has returned home from war – these were issued in 1946. The third envelope has stamps depicting girl guides and boy scouts. These were issued in 1953.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1944 Health stamp issue; 1946 Health stamp issue; 1953 Health stamp issue

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Primary health initiatives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/30337/childrens-health-camps-stamps-and-envelopes (accessed 19 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018