NZPF Northern Region established 1957

Meetings

Riverbank Centre, Reyburn House Lane, Town Basin, Whangarei 2nd Tuesday each month except January and December and, for a trial period in 2016 in June, July and August (where a daytime meeting starting at 1:30pm) will be held. For the regular meetings the doors open from 7:30pm.
All meetings have a session of items of interest provided by members and also a one page display on a set subject or letter of the alphabet which is not judged.
We also have a sales table which is available before the meeting and at intervals during the meeting.

Door charges: $2.00 if there is no speaker or it is a club speaker; $5.00 if there is an invited speaker.

Calendar of events

September 2017

Sep 12 – Whangarei PS meeting

October 2017

Oct 10 – Whangarei PS meeting

November 2017

Nov 14 – Whangarei PS meeting

December 2017

Dec 12 – Whangarei PS meeting

Club activities and services

Stamp Fairs

Stamp fairs are to be held 14 May and 13 August.

Combined Meetings

These are held in combination with the Kaitaia Stamp Club and Kerikeri Stamp Club as a combined meeting for all members of the Association of Northern Philatelic Societies.
The 2016 meeting is to be held on Saturday 18 June in Whangarei.
There will be three speakers, dealer, sales table, raffles and refreshments.

Programme
9:30-10:00 Morning tea and general welcome
10:00 Tim Beach
11:15 Simon Alison, NZ Post stamps and Coins
12:15-1:00 Lunch, viewing of sales table, auction material, etc.
1:00 John Watt
2:15 Auction, raffle results, etc
3:00 Afternoon tea

Club Trophies

The Society runs a number of competitions throughout the year. Members compete for the following trophies:

  • Kotahi Cup: traditional competiton for experienced competitors up to 16-pages. Entries due in May.
  • Miller Cup: traditional competition for novice entrants up to 16-pages. Entries due in May.
  • Postal History, Thematic (prize provided by NZ Post) and Social: up to 16-pages. Entries due in November for presentation at the Christmas meeting.

Library

The Society’s library contains many excellent reference books which are readily available for your use.

Subscriptions

Subscriptions for the year October to September are as follows:
Town Members $25.00 per annum
Town Family Members $35.00 per annum
Country Members $20.00 per annum
Country Family Members $27.50 per annum
Members joining from 1 March only 50% of subscription is payable.