Kōrero: Postage stamps

Road-safety stamp

Road-safety stamp

This 1964 stamp depicted a road sweeping through New Zealand and a driver's hand on a steering wheel. It was one of the first stamps to address a specific social issue. While health stamps had existed since 1929, they were more of a charity effort and were not aimed at changing values. This stamp issue was made in support of National Accident Free Day, as part of a road-safety campaign.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1964 Road Safety stamp issue

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Postage stamps - Stamps since the 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/32067/road-safety-stamp (accessed 16 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012