15 September 2011

The New Zealand Experience..




Date of Issue : 5 October 2011

Visit New Zealand  !!

New Zealand is a small country but it has a whole lot to offer – from breathtaking scenery to adrenalin-pumping activities and a cultural experience like no other.Every year, millions of tourists explore New Zealand’s diverse landscape by foot, boat or even hanging from a bungy cord! Here are new stamps to be issued by New Zealand Post on 5 October 20111 Giving a glimpse  of this beautiful country  through their eyes with The New Zealand Experience stamp issue.


The details of each  stamp in this issue are as follows:
60c - The Great Outdoors

New Zealand is home to 14 national parks and an assortment of stunning walking tracks. From the golden shorelines of Abel Tasman to the mountainous terrain of Aoraki Mount Cook, there’s something to suit everyone from the casual walker to the serious tramper.

60c - Water Sports

Living in a country surrounded by water, it’s no surprise that Kiwis love water sports. Whether they're jet skiing on Lake Taupo, windsurfing off one of the many beaches or relaxing on a luxurious launch, New Zealanders are always keen to get their feet wet!

$1.20 - Fishing

New Zealand is abundant with lakes, rivers and streams, making it perfect for a spot of fishing. Try big game fishing up north, trout fishing, or even whitebaiting. Even if you don’t catch anything, you’re sure to have had a relaxing experience on the water in the meantime.

$1.90 - Culture

Māori culture is an essential part of New Zealand’s identity and history. As tourists trek around the country they’ll come across traditional Māori arts, the power of kapa haka performance and marae, and possibly even pick up some Te Reo Māori (the Māori language).

$2.40 - On the Slopes

New Zealand’s world-class ski-fields attract snow bunnies and adrenalin junkies to the slopes every winter. From the Southern Alps and The Remarkables in the south to Mounts Ruapehu and Taranaki in the north, there are plenty of options to satisfy all types of snow-seeker.

$2.90 - Extreme Sports

Ever since the world-famous bungy jump was invented in New Zealand, Kiwis have been known throughout the world as adrenalin junkies. Whether it’s white-water rafting, sky-diving or even zorbing, there’s sure to be something to get your heart racing!


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