Welcome to the King George VI New Zealand website.

The New Zealand King George VI Period commenced December 11, 1936 following by a day the abdication of King Edward VIII and is considered to have ended February 28, 1954, the date preceeding the general issue of the first Queen Elizabeth II definitive postage stamps.

The purpose of the King George VI New Zealand website is to expand and make more widely available the body of philatelic knowledge and postal history relating to the postage stamps and postal stationery issued by New Zealand during the King George VI Period.

Articles and discussion papers relating to New Zealand philately during the George VI Period can be accessed via the link to the Topics & Research page.

A link is also provided to the Bibliography of King George VI New Zealand Philatelic References which features a listing of published articles and references pertaining to the George VI Period.

Philatelists who may wish to contribute items of interest relating to the George VI Period of New Zealand philately are encouraged to contact the Webmaster or send us a message through the links provided on the Contacts & Links page.