new zealand postcard society inc.


postcard auctions

The New Zealand Postcard Society runs several postcard auctions for its members each year. Images are uploaded to this website. 

Participation in New Zealand Postcard Society auctions is restricted to fully paid-up members of the Society.

The auction bid sheet is posted to all members with the relevant Postcard Pillar Journal or can be downloaded from this website. Once filled out, email it back to the Secretary before the auction’s deadline end date.

Auction no.81 now OPEN. Members to submit last bids by Thursday 16th May 2024. Links to the auction…


A range of postcard, postal history and philatelic events to look out for.

Date Event name Description
2024, May 26th
NZ Card Collectors Card Show
To be held at Whirinaki, 836 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt. May 26, 2024 - 10am to 3pm.
2024, September 6th - 7th
NZ Postcard Society annual postcard and collectables fair
The NZ Postcard Society annual postcard & collectables fair for 2024 is being held at the Philatelic Centre, 67 Mandeville St, Riccarton, Christchurch.  It is an opportunity for collectors to share their interests by way of talks and displays and this is followed by the Annual General Meeting on Friday 6th September.

Everyone is welcome, members and non-members.

The postcard & collectables fair includes a number of dealers and collectors who sell picture postcards, stamps, coins and banknotes, trade cards, and ephemera. Some dealers will also be interested in valuing and/or purchasing collections. The fair is on Saturday 7th September.

4th Tuesday in March, May, July, September and November
Christchurch postcard group meetings
Held at the Philatelic Centre, 67 Mandeville Street, Christchurch
Various dates
Local collectables fairs
2024, April 16th - 19th
Upcoming Exhibitions - International
  • EFIRO (FIP) at Bucharest, Romania.
  • Commissioner Norman Banfield
2024, Aug 15th - 19th
Upcoming Exhibitions - International
  • At Seoul, South Korea
  • Commissioner Leigh Gravestock
2024, Nov 21st - 23rd
Stamp and Collectables Exhibition
2025, March 7th - 9th

Barber Hall, Palmerston North tba