2020 28 Feb
The Sinking of the Essex
 


In August 1819 the 238 ton whaleship Essex sailed from Nantucket, Massachusetts beginning a planned two-and-a-half year voyage to the rich “whaling grounds” of the South Pacific . . .
2019 04 Dec
Angels over Pitcairn
 


The theme for the 2019 Christmas stamp issue is “Angels over Pitcairn”. Derived from the Latin meaning “messenger”, they are often defined in art as having extraordinary beauty and are often identified with wings, halos and light . . .

23 Oct
Echinoderms
 


Echinoderms include starfish, brittle stars, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, sand dollars and crinoids. They are one of the most diverse groups of marine invertebrates and play important ecological roles from the shore environment to the deeper seas . . .

04 Sep
Dark Sky Mata ki te Rangi
 


With exceptionally stunning dark skies free from all light pollution, the Pitcairn Islands has been named the only island group in the world to be a designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary . . .

19 Jul
Moon Landing
 

50th Anniversary - Man Landing on the Moon

“That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" announced Commander Neil Armstrong as he stepped onto the lunar surface and became the first person to achieve this feat . . .

14 Jun
Reed Warbler
 


The Pitcairn Islands’ Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus vaughani) is a different species to the Henderson island Reed Warbler . . .

30 Apr
Fragrant Flowers
 


The Pitcairn Miscellany described them as the “sweet smells of Summer”. They were describing the flowers of Pitcairn that give a beautiful fragrance, both day and night, all over the Island . . .

27 Feb
Paintings of the Bounty
 


The HMAV Bounty has such an amazing history that it has become a focus for storytellers, nautical devotees, historians and artists among others . . .
2018 12 Dec
Pitcairn from the Air
 


The Pitcairn Islands form the southeasternmost extension of the geological archipelago of the Tuamotus of French Polynesia . . .

11 Nov
Commemorating the End of World War One
 


The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War One between the Allies and Germany . . .
2015 15 Oct
2015 Definitives
 


October 15 2015 is exactly 75 years since the Pitcairn Islands released its first issue of postage stamps . . .

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