XIVth Commonwealth Games  Auckland 1990– Stamps of New Zealand 1989

XIVth Commonwealth Games  Auckland 1990– Stamps of New Zealand 1989

The Commonwealth Games is a multi-discipline sporting event involving athletes from Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years since then except 1942 & 1946 when they were cancelled due to World War II.

The last games were held in Gold Coast, Australia in 2018. The Games were known as

British Empire Games from 1930-1950,

British Empire & Commonwealth Games from 1954-1966,

British Commonwealth Games from 1970-1974

Commonwealth Games from 1978 onwards.

Auckland has hosted the Games Twice ( 1950 & 1990). A set of eight stamps were issued by New Zealand on 08 Nov 1989 to Commemorate the XIVth Commonwealth Games held in Auckland.

65c – Swimming                                                   80c- Cycling

NZ 1990 CWG 3
NEW ZEALAND 1989- XIV TH COMMONWEALTH GAMES AUCKLAND

$1.00 – Lawn Bowling                $1.80 – Hurdling

NZ 1990 CWG 4
NEW ZEALAND 1989- XIV TH COMMONWEALTH GAMES AUCKLAND

Stamps on Heritage The Sea  – New Zealand 1989.

Stamps on Heritage The Sea  – New Zealand 1989.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on the theme New Zealand Heritage -the Sea on 11 Oct 1989.

40c- Windsurfing            80c -The Sea           $1.00 -Coastal Scene.

NZ 1990 TOURISM
NEW ZEALAND 1989- HERITAGE -THE SEA

Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1989- Star of Bethlehem

Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1989- Star of Bethlehem

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Christmas on 13 Sep 1989.

35c- Star of Bethlehem & Bedroom Window  65c -Shepherd & Dog, Mountain Landscape & Star of Bethlehem.

NZ 1990 XMAS1
NEW ZEALAND 1989- CHRISMAS -STAR OF BETHLEHEM.

80c – Star & Harbour          $1.0 -Star & Globe.

NZ 1990 XMAS2
NEW ZEALAND 1989- CHRISMAS -STAR OF BETHLEHEM.

Stamps on Military History  – New Zealand 1984.

Stamps on Military History  – New Zealand 1984.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Military History on 07 Dec 1984.

24c – South Africa 1901        40c – France 1917.

NZ ARMY 1
NEW ZEALAND 1984 -MILITARY HISTORY.

58c -North Africa 1942.Three New Zealanders of 2nd New Zealand Divison were awarded  Victoria Cross.

70c -Korea and Southeast Asia 1952-70

NZ ARMY 2
NEW ZEALAND 1984 -MILITARY HISTORY.

Stamps on Queen Elizabeth II  – New Zealand 1985.

Stamps on Queen Elizabeth II  – New Zealand 1985.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Queen Elizabeth II on 01 Jul 1985.

NZ QE 2
NEW ZEALAND 1985 -QE II.

Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1985.

Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1985.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Christmas on 18 Sep 1985.

18c- Holy Family   40c -Shepherds    50c -Angels

NZ XMAS 89
NEW ZEALAND 1985 -CHRISTMAS