Category Archives: Lighthouses

2022 New Zealand Lighthouse

On 1 June 2022 New Zealand issued a set of stamps and a mini sheet marking the 100th anniversary of Te Kura, formerly known as The Correspondence School. This is a distance learning program and in the pre-internet days was closely affiliated with the New Zealand postal service.

One of the stamps shows a section of  New Zealand’s oldest lighhtouse, Tiritiri Matangi L/H which is located on a small island northeast of the city of Auckland. 

Tiritiri Matangi L/H | 1 Jun 2022 Tiritiri Matangi L/H | 1 Jun 2022

 

Tiritiri Matangi L/H | 1 Jun 2022 Tiritiri Matangi L/H | 1 Jun 2022

 

Thanks to Mike DePaz for bring this issue to our attention.

See more lighthouse stamps from New Zealand here

2022 Canada Lighthouse Stamp

On 9 Jun 2022 Canada released a set of 5 stamps commemorating vintage travel posters. One of the stamps shows an image of the original Cape Forchu L/H that was demolished and replaced in 1961. This lighthouse was located near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The stamps are available in booklets and two souvenir sheets, one of which is overprinted with the CAPEX 2022 logo.

Original Cape Forchu L/H | 9 Jun 2022 Original Cape Forchu L/H | 9 Jun 2022

 

Original Cape Forchu L/H | 9 Jun 2022 Original Cape Forchu L/H | 9 Jun 2022

 

Original Cape Forchu L/H | 9 Jun 2022 Original Cape Forchu L/H | 9 Jun 2022

 

Thanks to Mike DePaz for information about this issue.

See more lighthouse stamps from Canada here