NZPF Northern Region established 1957

Meetings

Riverbank Centre, Reyburn House Lane, Town Basin, Whangarei 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:30pm from October to April except January and 2nd Wednesday at 1:30pm from May to Sepember.
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

March 2018

Mar 13 – Tane McManus; letter B or boats

April 2018

Apr 10 – Chris Keery; letter C or costumes

May 2018

May 9 – Hank Bertholet; letter D or Cinderellas
May 12 – Whangarei Stamp Fair

June 2018

Jun 13 – Enid Honiss; letter E or Easter

July 2018

Jul 11 – Don Williams; letter F or ballsports

August 2018

Aug 8 - Aug 14 – Club meeting; letter G or gardens
Aug 25 – Whangarei Stamp Fair

September 2018

Sep 12 – Bruce Tapp; letter H or architecture

October 2018

Oct 9 – AGM; Earle Howe; letters I or J or journeys

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 2018 meeting is to be held on Saturday 23 June in Whangarei.
There will be three speakers, dealer, sales table, raffles and refreshments.

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