NZPF Central Region established 1922


Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North 1st Wednesday monthly at 7:30pm. Visitors are always welcome. Please bring items of interest for display to each meeting

Calendar of events

May 2018

May 2 – Bruce Graves 'Philately and computers'; Pim Cup 16-page competition'; 1-page 'media'

June 2018

Jun 6 – Tony Charleston 'Early Great Britain social history'; 1-page 'History - a past event'

July 2018

Jul 4 – Manawatu Society meeting

August 2018

Aug 1 – Manawatu Society meeting

September 2018

Sep 5 – Manawatu Society meeting

October 2018

Oct 3 – Manawatu Society meeting

November 2018

Nov 7 – Manawatu Society meeting

December 2018

Dec 5 – Manawatu Society meeting

Club activities and services

EXPO (Convention) 2018

The 56th Annual Convention is to take place at the Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North on 14 April.


Members have access to New Zealand’s third largest philatelic library. Housed in the Manawatu Science Centre and Museum. All members are issued with library cards which must be worn whenever they wish to use the library.

National Philatelic Literature Exhibition Library Holding

Members of New Zealand philatelic societies have access to the material exhibited in the biennial literature exhibits held in Palmerston North until 2013. These publications are held as part of the Manawatu Philatelic Society’s library and information on who and how material can be borrowed should be addressed to the Librarian at the Society’s address.
Details of these holdings for each exhibition can be accessed at:


Annual Subscriptions are as follows:
Town members (24 km radius from city centre) $30.00
Country members $20.00
Reduced by $5 for those receiving newsletters electronically.