Key: 1890  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 14
Issued: 921 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 259 sq.km; Population - 2,110;
A Dependency of NEW ZEALAND, one of the Cook Islands, northeast of New Zealand,
also known as Savage Island.
A former British protectorate, dependency of New Zealand since 1901. For a short
while administered by COOK ISLANDS, whose stamps were also valid.
Internal self government since 1974.
First stamps issued in 1902. Face value on the first stamps was overprinted in
the native language. Indirect UPU membership from October 1st 1891 under
Australia, direct since October 1st, 1907 as New Zealand. Annual output
about 20.
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Inscriptions
NIUE overprinted on stamps of New Zealand
NIUE
NIUE COOK ISLANDS

Index
NIUE
      New Zealand Dependency 1901-1974
      Self Government 1974-
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Cents = 1 Dollar (1967)
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Related Countries

NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand

COOK ISLANDS
Cook Islands