NET TEL

This Auckland based company offers both international and local phone services.  They issue cards in $5, $10, $20, $30 and $50 values.

1998 ORIGINAL ISSUE

NetTel $5.jpg (6006 bytes)

$5 Original Issue

NetTel $10.jpg (6138 bytes)

$10 Original Issue

netelFirst$20.jpg (10171 bytes)

$20 Original Issue

NetTelFirst$50.jpg (10932 bytes)

$50 Original Issue

These cards have the value in white lettering on a otherwise clear sticker which can be faintly seen at top left of each card. Sometimes examples are found without a value but it is likely these are cards with the value stickers removed. This series has black coloured backs

1998 AUCKLAND ROYAL EASTER SHOW & METRO CARDS

NetTel Easter.jpg (12677 bytes)

($ ? ) Auckland Royal Easter Show

NetTelmetro.jpg (17184 bytes)

( $ ?    ) Metro card

NetTelMetroprepaidRangitoto$5.jpg (17372 bytes)

$5 Metro card

NB: These cards did not have an inscribed value.  They could only be used in the Auckland local calling area. They have black coloured backs. The card at right has the value indicated by a stick on label.

1998 "MORE FM"   AUCKLAND RADIO STATION SERIES

MoreFM$5.jpg (13514 bytes)

$5 More FM Radio

NetTel MoreFM $10.jpg (62124 bytes)

$10 More FM Radio

NetTel moreFM.jpg (62035 bytes)

$20 More FM Radio

NetTelMore$50.jpg (13663 bytes)

$50 More FM Radio

NB: This "More FM" series has blue coloured backs.

1999 NETTEL REGULAR SERIES

NetTel2$5.jpg (16044 bytes)

$5 Lemon

NetTel2$10.jpg (15175 bytes)

$10 Lemon

NetTel2$20.jpg (15540 bytes)

$20 Lemon

NetTel2$50.jpg (16052 bytes)

$50 Lemon

NB: This series has blue coloured backs

Netback1.jpg (16808 bytes)

The above series cards exist in two back versions. The second version shown at right differs from the first in that the cards have a serial number overprinted in black near top right. it reads   for example "S/N:  2262288"

Netback2.jpg (17035 bytes)

1999 BUDGET TRAVEL

BudgetTravel$5.jpg (11821 bytes)

$5 Calling Card

NettelBudgettravel$10z.jpg (12053 bytes)

$10 Calling Card

NettelBudgettravel$20z.jpg (11351 bytes)

$20 Calling Card

1999 NETTEL REVISED DESIGN

NetTelNew$5.jpg (11995 bytes)

$5 Yellow

NetTel3$10.jpg (11956 bytes)

$10 Yellow

NetTel$20Yellow.jpg (12047 bytes)

$20 Yellow

NB: This series has yellow coloured backs. They exist in three versions with text in either vertical  or horizontal format and in 2000 they had a bar code added to their backs.

1999 VADAL INTERNET FONE SERIES

Vadal$5.jpg (11398 bytes)

$5 Vadal

Vadal$10.jpg (13134 bytes)

$10 Vadal

Vadal$20.jpg (12831 bytes)

$20 Vadal

Vadal$50.jpg (11734 bytes)

$50 Vadal

N.B. Vadal Fone Shop is a busy Internet Cafe situated in Cathedral Square Christchurch offering a wide range of communication services to both locals and visitors. These cards have yellow coloured backs.

1999 A.J. HACKETT BUNGY QUEENSTOWN SERIES

Hackett$5.jpg (17250 bytes)

$5 Kawarau Bridge

Hackett$10.jpg (15650 bytes)

$10 The Ledge

Hackett$20.jpg (17960 bytes)

$20 Nevis Highwire

1999 CENTRAL BACKPACKERS, LAKE TAUPO SERIES

NetGGBackpack$5.jpg (14441 bytes)

$5 Go Global

NetGGBackpack$10.jpg (14789 bytes)

$10 Go Global

NetTelBackpackTaupo$20.jpg (14318 bytes)

$20 Go Global

NetTelGoGlobalTaupo$50.jpg (14103 bytes)

$50 Go Global

1999 XPLORE NEW ZEALAND

NetTelXplore$5.jpg (15197 bytes)

$5 Xplore New Zealand

XplorerNZ$10.jpg (15601 bytes)

$10 Xplore New Zealand

NetTelExploreNZ$20.jpg (15426 bytes)

$20 Xplore New Zealand 

1999 XPLORER PHONECARD

Xplorer$5.jpg (9954 bytes)

$5 World Map

NetExplBlue$10.jpg (9498 bytes)

$10 World Map

XplorerMap$20.jpg (10702 bytes)

$20 World Map

NetExplBlue$30.jpg (9177 bytes)

$30 World Map

NetExplBlue$50.jpg (9567 bytes)

$50 World Map

It is not known if these Xplorer Phonecards are related to previous cards or not as they do not have any identification on the reverse.

2000 XPLORER PHONECARD

NetTelXplorerblue$5.jpg (14190 bytes)

$5 World map

NetTelXplorerblue$10.jpg (13823 bytes)

$10 World Map

NettelXplorerBlue$20.jpg (14105 bytes)

$20 World Map

NetTelXplorerNew$30.jpg (14119 bytes)

$30 World Map

NetTelXploroernew$50.jpg (13783 bytes)

$50 World Map

Note: The above series has two versions identifiable from their backs. The first version has the text facing right and 3 cities local calling phone numbers while the second version has the text facing left and has four local calling numbers (Queenstown has been added).

1999 TRAVELLERS CONTACT POINT

NetTravPoint$5.jpg (15157 bytes)

$5 Contact Point

NetTravellers$10a.jpg (15115 bytes)

$10 Contact Point

NetTrav$20.jpg (15784 bytes)

$20 Contact Point

Note: The card shown at right has been issued by NetTel expressly and exclusively for use in Australia. It is non denominated and has only Australian contact numbers and addresses on it but it is clearly related to the above New Zealand set.   We show it here for the record.

NetTelTravAust.jpg (14816 bytes)

1999 TAUPO TANDEM SKYDIVING

NetSkydive$5.jpg (13174 bytes)

$5 Skydive Group

NetSkydive$5a.jpg (12867 bytes)

$5 Single Skydiver

NetTaupoSky$10.jpg (10836 bytes)

$10 Sky Dive

NetSkydive$20.jpg (13373 bytes)

$20 Skydiver

NetTaupoTandem$20.jpg (16850 bytes)

$20 Cartoon

NetSkydive$50.jpg (15431 bytes)

$50 Tandem Skydive

1999 PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESTAURANT AUCKLAND

NetPH$5.jpg (18318 bytes)

$5 People

NetPH$10.jpg (13451 bytes)

$10 Logo

NetPH$20.jpg (15736 bytes)

$20 Woman

NetPH$50.jpg (14540 bytes)

$50 Movie Stars

2000 MAUI CAMPER VANS

NetTelMaui$5.jpg (15019 bytes)

$5 Sydney Harbour

NetMaui$10.jpg (15217 bytes)

$10 Auckland

NetMaui$20.jpg (15504 bytes)

$20 Central Otago


NetMaui$30.jpg (12823 bytes)

$30 Southern Africa

NetMaui$50.jpg (15630 bytes)

$50 Montage

2000 USIT BEYOND TRAVEL COMPANY

usitByond$5Cafe.jpg (16064 bytes)

$5 Cafe

NetUsit$10.jpg (12153 bytes)

$10 usit BEYOND

2000 RIVER VALLEY

NetRiver$5.jpg (11478 bytes)

$5 Skyline Sunset

NetTelRiverValley$10.jpg (15712 bytes)

$10 Old Truck

NetRiver$20.jpg (16301 bytes)

$20 River Rafting

2000 KIWI EXPERIENCE BUS COMPANY

NetKiwiEx$10.jpg (16081 bytes)

$10 Cartoon

NetKiwiEx$20.jpg (16547 bytes)

$20 Cartoon

2000 PAPER PLUS BOOKSELLERS

NetTelPaperPlusQuenstown$2.jpg (15562 bytes)

$2 Queenstown Skilift

NetTerlPaperPlusB$2.jpg (11685 bytes)

$2 Methven Ballooning

2001 ULTRA REGULAR ISSUE

NetTelUltra$5.jpg (10918 bytes)

$5 Ultra

NetTelUltra$10.jpg (10342 bytes)

$10 Ultra

Nettelultra$20.jpg (10894 bytes)

$20 Ultra

2001 CHRISTCHURCH PHONECARD CLUB MEMBERSHIP CARDS

NetTelCPCCoke0001.jpg (15890 bytes)

$5 2000-01 Coke Truck

NetTelCPCTigerMoth0102.jpg (10775 bytes)

$5 2001-02 Tiger Moth

Note: The Christchurch Phonecard club has issued previous annual membership cards under the Telecom brand.

2001 QUEENSTOWN LAKEVIEW HOLIDAY PARK.

NetTelLakeviewHolidayPark$10.jpg (13837 bytes)

$10 Holiday Park

2001 A.J. HACKETT BUNGY QUEENSTOWN SERIES

NetTellogoKawarau$5.jpg (17641 bytes)

$5 Kawarau Bridge

NetTelHackettledgelogo$10.jpg (15123 bytes)

$10 The Ledge

NetTelHackettNevis$20.jpg (16775 bytes)

$20 Nevis Highwire

These card were issued in April, 2001 and have identical designs to the 1999 A.J.Hackett series except that they incorporate the NetTel logo at upper right.

2001 XPLORER PHONECARD

XplorerLogos$5.jpg (12976 bytes)

$5 World Map

XplorernewLogo$10a.jpg (14239 bytes)

$10 World Map

Note: these card has an imprint date of June 2001 on the reverse. As well as the series of advertising Logos at right they also have the new NetTel bi-coloured logo at bottom left. It is expected that other values also exist.

2001 Night'n Day Foodstores

NetTelNightnDay$5.jpg (15010 bytes)

$5 Moon & Sun

NetTelNightDay$10newlogo.jpg (15379 bytes)

$10 Moon & Sun

NetTelNightNDay$20.jpg (15689 bytes)

$20 Moon & Sun

NetTelNightDay$30newlogo.jpg (15518 bytes)

$30 Moon & Sun

Note: Night'n Day is a Christchurch based 24 hour convenience store chain. These cards  first appeared in July 2001. 

2001 w.w.w. maxbuzz.co.nz

Nettelmaxbuzz$10.jpg (16558 bytes)

$10 Tourist Attractions

Nettelmaxbuzz$20.jpg (17520 bytes)

$20 Tourist Attractions

Note: The attractions featured are all Taupo based. We have only sighted dummy cards for this issue and it is uncertain if these cards have actually been put into circulation.


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