the back of the stamp sheet reads:
Bay of Islands
One of the best maritime parks in New Zealand. 144 islands and Bays.
Population 1.4 million. Main gateway to New Zealand. Great city beaches, Hauraki Gulf and a beautiful harbour.
Heartland of New Zealand. Host to some of the world's most incredible Earth forces. Spiritual home of the Maori.
Central North Island of New Zealand. Created by the largest volcanic eruption of the past 5,000 years. Some of the best trout fishing on the globe.
Capital city of New Zealand. Home to the filming of Lord of the Rings and King Kong. Hosts the parliament buildings and the Beehive.