NZPF Central Region established 1939


Meets first Monday monthly (except January), Hawkes Bay Coastguard Building, 704 Meeanee Quay, NAPIER at 7:30pm

Calendar of events

February 2018

Feb 5 – Items of interest; What I did in Christmas holidays

March 2018

Mar 5 – Keith Richards 'Napier Postal History'

April 2018

Apr 2 – Alphabet Cup - letter 'O'; Wooden Spoon Quiz

May 2018

May 7 – Roger Mole 'RAF FDC's from WWI to 1960s'

June 2018

Jun 4 – Ladies Night; Sale by tender

July 2018

Jul 2 – Bob Gibson 'Traffic safety'; Bruce Marshall Trophy

August 2018

Aug 6 – Hawkes Bay AGM; Tony Jones 'Napier Postcards'

September 2018

Sep 3 – Lindsay Chitty '1898 Pictorials'; Baker Cup - 2 pages any topic

October 2018

Oct 1 – Jenny Banfield 'From the Cradle to the Grave'

November 2018

Nov 5 – Christmas meeting - joint mini exhibition with Hastings

Club activities and services

Sales Table

Held each month except December. The sales table provides members’ and Club material for sale at fixed prices.

Sale by Tender (Auction)

Held in June provides a selection of material offered for auction.

Mini Exhibition

Our major annual club competition is held each December. This 8-16 page display allows members to display portions of their collections and compete for awards and prizes.

Stamp Circuit

The Stamp Circuit is provided by the Taranaki Philatelic Society which allows members to receive circuit books and the opportunity to offer stamp material for sale.

Maney Cup

A monthly 1- to 4-page competition. Any topic you want with the popular vote deciding the month’s winner. Monthly points accrue until the final at the December meeting.

Baker Cup

A two page competition held annually


A library is provided with a broad range of philatelic publications and catalogues.


A newsletter The Gannet is produced bi-monthly for members.


Ordinary member $25.00
Country member $18.00
Junior member $11.00