NZPF Central Region established 1936


New Plymouth Bowling Club, corner Brooklands Road and Upjohn Street, New Plymouth 1st Monday monthly except January at 7:30pm. Visitors and new members always welcome.
The programme includes:

  • general business;
  • items of interest – members bring along items they feel will be of interest to all;
  • guest speaker (sometimes from outside Taranaki); and
  • a two-page competition with the topic differing each month.

Calendar of events

March 2018

Mar 5 – Bruce Graves 'Keeping Stamp Collecting Interesting'

April 2018

Apr 2 – Members 'Bring and Buy/Sell'; Ambury exhibitors with exhibits

May 2018

May 7 – Club dinner meeting: Stephen Chivers 'subject TBA'

June 2018

Jun 4 – AGM; club activity to follow

July 2018

Jul 2 – Tim Beach 'Stamp Designer and Engraver James Berry'

August 2018

Aug 6 – Club activities night TBA
Aug 11 – Taranaki Philatelic Society Fair

September 2018

Sep 3 – Brian Ducker 'The Great White Fleet - US Navy in Auckland 1908'

October 2018

Oct 1 – Peter Jones 'It's not just about stamps'

November 2018

Nov 14 – Trip to Wanganui for joint meeting

Club activities and services

Circuit Books

Circuit books are on the go regularly. Contact the Exchange Superintendent for more information.

Sales Table

A sales table is held each meeting.

Society Stamp Fair and Sale by Tender (Auction)

Is held annually (see above for date).


Town members $15.00  Joint city members $20.00
Country members $12.00 Associate members   $8.00
Overseas members $20.00