Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

New Zealand issued a set of four stamps on 100th Anniversary of National Parks on 17 Jun 1987.

70c – Urewera  – Established 1954, forested along the east coast of NZ’s North Island.

80c – Mt Cook National Park – Established 1953, Mt Cook lies in this park.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987-NATIONAL PARKS

85c – Fiordland National Park  – Established in 1952, it is the largest national park.

$ 1.30 – Tongariro National Park – It is the oldest national park in New Zealand. It has been acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site of mixed culture and natural values. There are three active volcanoes in the park.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987 -NATIONAL PARKS

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