New Zealand 2014 Matariki 2014 (Maori New Year)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 4th June 2014
  • six self-adhesive values, and a gummed miniature sheet (6 values)
  • Designed by: Rangi Kipa (artworks by artists named)
  • Printed by: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format stamp format height 40mm x width 30mm (vert designs) or height 30mm x width 40mm (horiz designs)
  • miniature sheet format height 90mm x width 150mm
  • Perforations: die-cut perf 10.1 x 9.7 (self-adhesives), or perf mixture of 13.5 and 13.2 (miniature sheet)

Matariki 2014 (Māori New Year). The Creation Narrative

artworks by prominent New Zealand artists on how Te Ao Mārama (the world of light) came in to being
80c ~ Te wehenga o Rangi rāua ko Papa (Tane thrusting apart his parents to let in light) painting by Cliff Whiting
80c ~ Rangi and Papa, painting by Phil Mokaraka Berry
$1.40 ~ Te whakamamae o te wehenga, painting by Kura Te Waru Rewiri
$2.00 ~ The separation of Rangi and Papa, painting by Fred Graham
$2.50 ~ The children of Rangi and Papa, painting by Pauline Kahurangi Yearbury
$3.00 ~ The Ranginui Doorway (moving doorway which alters light / shade), by Robert Jahnke, in Museum of New Zealand

self-adhesive stamps

  • issued in a flat panel of six different designs

self-adhesive panel of six stamps

First Day Cover (self-adhesive stamps)

First Day Cover

Miniature Sheet

gummed miniature sheet
Design Information
information (reverse of FDC)