The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Meetings 2021

7:30 pm Wednesday February 10
Petone Library Meeting Room

Members' Night - Acquisitions over the Christmas period

7:30 pm Thursday March 4
Zoom Meeting

New Zealand 1946 Peace Commemorative Issue ~ Paul McTaggart

7:30 pm Wednesday April 14
Petone Library Meeting Room

President's Night ~ 8 Frames of King Country Postcards ~ Lindsay Chitty
This is an extension of the 5-frame exhibit which was awarded a gold medal at the Sydney Stamp and Coin Expo 2019. The King Country is an important region in New Zealand which is full of Maori history, It is renowned for its National Parks, The Main Trunk railway, the Whanganui river, tourism including the Waitomo caves, farming and forestry.

7:30 pm Thursday May 6
Zoom Meeting

James Berry Essays: A Selection ~ Tim Beach
Tim Beach is a Fellow of the RPSL and a member of the RPSNZ. He has a special interest in James Berry and an extensive collection of Berry ephemera and essays. Tim's presentation will review some of the essays.

7:30 pm Wednesday June 9
Petone Library Meeting Room

Suez ~ John Paston

John is President of the Hawkes Bay Philatelic Society and has held that position since 2011. He is also the editor of the Gannet, the Societies newsletter. His collecting interests are predominantly of a nautical theme, with exhibits on the Suez Canal, P & O Liners and British Royal Yachts, for example. His book Postcards of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand was put together by "Safari" and was published in 2014. He received the Federation's Deserving Philatelist award in 2005, and the Federation's Award of Merit in 2019.
We look forward to a most interesting and entertaining evening!

7:30 pm Thursday July 1
Zoom Meeting

From CAL to Personalised Stamps (the Journey so far) ~ Tony Ward

7:30 pm Wednesday August 11
Petone Library Meeting Room

7:30 pm Monday August 23
Te Papa Archives

Joint meeting with Wellington Philatelic Society

7:30 pm Wednesday September 1
St Francis Church Hall, 92 Mansel Avenue, Hillcrest, Hamilton

Joint Meeting with the Waikato Philatelic Society
Postal use of the 1931 Arms issue ~ Lindsay Chitty

7:30 pm Thursday September 2
Zoom Meeting

Joint meeting with Southland Stamp Club / Philatelic Society

7:30 AM Sunday September 12
Palmerston North

Royal Breakfast at Royalpex 2021

7:30 pm Thursday November 4
Zoom Meeting

New Zealand First Sidefaces ~ Mark Benvie

7:30 pm Monday November 8

Joint Meeting with the Tauranga Stamp Club
Postal use of the 1931 Arms issue ~ Lindsay Chitty

7:30 pm Wednesday November 10
Petone Library Meeting Room


7:30 pm Wednesday December 8
Petone Library Meeting Room

Christmas Meeting
Members' Night - Interesting Items from My Collection