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Generic Series

ANI - Animals Series

CAD - Cats and Dogs Series

XMA - Christmas Series

ROS - Roses Series

NGE - North Island Generic Series

SGE - South Island Generic Series

ZGE - New Zealand Generic Series

Regional Series

NLD - Northland Series

AKL - Auckland Series

HOW - Howick Village Series

FRC - Franklin Country Series

HUN - Huntly Series

WKT - Waikato Series

HAM - Hamilton Series

CAM - Cambridge Series

OTO - Otorohanga Series

WTO - Waitomo Series

NPL - New Plymouth Series

HAW - Hawera Series

COR - Coromandel Series

BOP - Bay of Plenty Series

ROT - Rotorua Series

TAU - Taupo Series

WRA - Wairoa Series

HAB - Hawkes Bay Series

EKE - Eketahuna Series

TAR - Tararua Country Series

HUV - Hutt Valley Series

WLG - Wellington Series

NEL - Nelson Series

PIC - Picton Series

BUL - Buller Series

WLD - Westland Series

HAS - Hanmer Springs Series

KAI - Kaikoura Series

CHC - Christchurch Series

ASH - Ashburton District Series

GER - Geraldine Series

CSI - Central South Island Series

WNK - Wanaka Series

AWT - Arrowtown Series

QTN - Queenstown Series

QAW - Queenstown, Arrowtown and Wanaka Combined Series

COT - Central Otago Series

DUN - Dunedin Series

GOR - Gore Series

SLD - Southland Series

Advertising Series

BCH - Beach Hop Series

FSA - Food Safety Series

MAM - Maritime Museum Series

QLT - Quilting Series

RES - Resene Series

Buller Series

This series shows scenes of the Buller area: Westport, Reefton, Karamea, etc., produced by the Westport Visitor and Information Centre

45c stamps

BUL120 BUL121
BUL120 BUL121
Street scene, Reefton Old timer, Reefton
BUL122 BUL123 BUL124
BUL122 BUL123 BUL124
Pancake Rocks, Punakaiki Kahurangi National Park, Karamea Church at night, Westport
BUL125 BUL126
BUL125 BUL126
Jet skiing, Westport Aerial view of Westport township
BUL127 BUL128 BUL129
BUL127 BUL128 BUL129
New Zealand Fur Seal, Westport White water rafting, Westport Caves, Westport
Series Month Notes BUL B12 BUL120 BUL121 BUL122 BUL123 BUL124 BUL125 BUL126 BUL127 BUL128 BUL129
b  06/06  Earliest known printing at 45c rate  NZM 0084   1194   1195   1196   1197   1198   1199   1200   1201   1202   1203 
      BUL B13   BUL122
(1)
BUL122
(2)
             
d  11/06  BUL121 replaced with duplicate of BUL122
See Appendix 1 for differences
 NZM 0084   1194   1196   1196   1197   1198   1199   1200   1201   1202   1203 

Appendix 1

The two examples of the Punakaiki design can be differentiated by the placement of the lettering of "PUNAKAIKI".

BUL122d(1) BUL122d(2)
BUL122d(1) BUL122d(2)
(Enlargement)
Cloud over first "A" of "PUNAKAIKI"
(Enlargement)
No cloud over first "A" of "PUNAKAIKI"

50c stamps

BUL140 BUL142 BUL143
BUL140 BUL142 BUL143
Street scene, Reefton Pancake Rocks, Punakaiki Kahurangi National Park, Karamea
BUL144 BUL145 BUL146
BUL144 BUL145 BUL146
Church at night, Westport Jet skiing, Westport Aerial view of Westport township
BUL147 BUL148 BUL149
BUL147 BUL148 BUL149
New Zealand Fur Seal, Westport White water rafting, Westport Caves, Westport
Series Month Notes BUL B14 BUL140 BUL142
(1)
BUL142
(2)
BUL143 BUL144 BUL145 BUL146 BUL147 BUL148 BUL149
b  03/07  Earliest known printing at 50c rate  NZM 0123   1194   1196   1196   1197   1198   1199   1200   1201   1202   1203 
c  04/07     NZM 0123   1194   1196   1196   1197   1198   1199   1200   1201   1202   1203 
g  02/08     NZM 0123   1194   1196   1196   1197   1198   1199   1200   1201   1202   1203 
j  06/08     NZM 0123   1194   1196   1196   1197   1198   1199   1200   1201   1202   1203 
m  03/09     NZM 0123   1194   1196   1196   1197   1198   1199   1200   1201   1202   1203 

Appendix 2

The two examples of the Punakaiki design can be differentiated by the placement of the lettering of "PUNAKAIKI". These particular enlargments are of booklet BUL B14c, but the design differences appear to be constant.

BUL142c(1) BUL142c(2)
BUL142c(1) BUL142c(2)
(Enlargement)
Cloud over first "A" of "PUNAKAIKI"
(Enlargement)
No cloud over first "A" of "PUNAKAIKI"

Undenominated stamps

These stamps, inscribed "Kiwi", are permanently valid for the basic internal postal rate within New Zealand. This rate was 50c when the stamps were first issued, rising to 60c on 1st October, 2010.

BUL150 BUL152 BUL153
BUL150 BUL152 BUL153
Street scene, Reefton Pancake Rocks, Punakaiki Kahurangi National Park, Karamea
BUL154 BUL155 BUL156
BUL154 BUL155 BUL156
Church at night, Westport Jet skiing, Westport Aerial view of Westport township
BUL157 BUL158 BUL159
BUL157 BUL158 BUL159
New Zealand Fur Seal, Westport White water rafting, Westport Caves, Westport
Series Month Notes BUL B15 BUL150 BUL152
(1)
BUL152
(2)
BUL153 BUL154 BUL155 BUL156 BUL157 BUL158 BUL159
a  04/10  Earliest known undenominated printing  NZM 0225   1890   1891   1892   1893   1894   1895   1896   1897   1898   1899