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1965 Health
Cat. Mint Unhinged Mint Hinged Fine Used
3d Kaka / Parrot 136a $0.55
$0.45
$0.45
4d Piwakawaka / Fantail 136b $0.55
$0.45
$0.45
Set of 2 individual stamps 136c $1.05
$0.85
$0.85
2/- Miniature Sheet with six 3d stamps (Surcharged for health) 136d $24.75
$16.20
$72.00
… Six Stamps : 3d (136a x 6)
2/6 Miniature Sheet with six 4d stamps (Surcharged for health) 136e $24.75
$16.20
$72.00
… Six Stamps : 4d (136b x 6)
First Day Cover - 4 August 1965 136f $4.50
… 3d (136a), 4d (136b)
The 1965 health stamps included the year of issue for the first time since the 1934 Health issue. The bird theme for health stamps continued with the Kaka - a native parrot and the Fantail (Piwakawaka).

The stamps were also issued in two miniature sheets each containing six stamps.


Bibliography
The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume VI
Edited by D. E. G. Naish FRPSNZ and K. J. McNaught FRPSNZ FRPSL
Publsihed 1975 by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated
Pages 227 - 229
The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume VIII
Edited by B. G. Vincent FRPSNZ
Published 1998 by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated (ISSN 0-9597883-1-X)
Page 750
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