COMUNICA COMMUNICATIONS LTD

An Auckland based company with links from Mexico specialising in promotional or special event cards.  

1998 SWEETWATERS FESTIVAL

SweetBallet$10.jpg (14111 bytes)

$10 Auckland Ballet

SweetCowboys$10.jpg (16295 bytes)

$10 Cowboy Junkies

SweetFarr$10.jpg (12057 bytes)

$10 Gareth Farr

Sweet$10Mika.jpg (13740 bytes)

$10 Mika

SweetBlack.jpg (13175 bytes)

$10 Black Grace

 

 

Sweet$10ManicOpera.jpg (12333 bytes)

$10 Manic Opera

 

SweetBluehouse.jpg (14067 bytes)

$10 Bluehouse

SweetDonovan.jpg (14682 bytes)

$10 Donovan

SweetDead.jpg (16094 bytes)

$10 Dead Flowers

SweetShihad.jpg (13803 bytes)

$10 Shihad

ComunicaSweetFinn$10.jpg (11168 bytes)

$10 Neil Finn

SweetRioi.jpg (11316 bytes)

$10 Riqi Harawira

There were 12 cards in this series featuring performers at the festival.  Only 11 of the 12 were actually issued as the 12th design failed to get a copyright release from Neil Finn, the artist concerned. There were 1,000 copies of each card produced but because of the failure of the Festival very few were sold there and those that have appeared on the collector market are from subsequent sales.

1999 BUDGET CALLING CARDS

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( ? ) value Logo design

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( $50 ) value Plasma UFO design

ComunicaBudget1.jpg (15912 bytes)

( $5 or $50 ) value numbers

CommunicaBudget.jpg (14679 bytes)

( $5 or $20 ) value Symbol

ComunicaBudget2.jpg (10789 bytes)

( $10 ) value wired Globe

Note: The above cards were sold in packets which indicated the face value of the card on the outside of the packet. Some cards were printed with both plastic and cardboard folder versions

1999 BUDGET CALLING CARD CHILDREN'S PAINTINGS

ComBudget.jpg (16389 bytes)

($? value)

ComBudgeta.jpg (15816 bytes)

($5 or $50 value)

ComBudgetb.jpg (15863 bytes)

($10 value)

ComInkBud6.jpg (13476 bytes)

($? value)

 

ComBudgete.jpg (17650 bytes)

($? value)

 

CommunicaBugPainta.jpg (18121 bytes)

($? value)

ComBudgetf.jpg (15601 bytes)

($? value)

1999 BUDGET CALLING CARD CHILDREN'S PAINTINGS 11

(Note this series has Comunica in non italics text)

Comunicapaint115.jpg (14619 bytes)

($5 value)

ComunicaInkbudget.jpg (14634 bytes)

($10 value)

Comunicapaint2d.jpg (13069 bytes)

($? value)

ComunicaInkGryls.jpg (15000 bytes)

($50 value)

1999 ISLAND LIFE CALLING CARDS (Provisional)

ComunicaIslandLife$0Prov.jpg (13199 bytes)

($?) Pacific Nations Flags

ComunicaIslandLife$10Prov.jpg (14918 bytes)

$10 Pacific Nations Flags

ComunicaIslandLife$20Prov.jpg (13747 bytes)

$20 Pacific Nations Flags

Note: the above cards have the $ value on a sticker affixed at top right while the following series has the value printed on (vertically).

1999 ISLAND LIFE CALLING CARDS (Permanent)

IslandLife$10.jpg (15366 bytes)

$10 Pacific Nations Flags

ComunicaIslandLife$20.jpg (14532 bytes)

$20 Pacific Nations Flags

1999 NZ DISCOUNT PHONE & EMAIL CENTRE -GATEWAYS

Gate1.jpg (15567 bytes)

( $ ?) value  Warkworth

Gate2.jpg (19216 bytes)

($?  ) value  Cambridge

Note: It was previously thought there were 4 cards in the above series but this is now doubted

1999 SMARTALK - AMERICAN EXPRESS

SmartTalkAmex.jpg (13321 bytes)

( $? ) value prepaid card

Note: The above card is branded on the front as Smartalk but the back of the card indicates that calling time is  supplied by Comunica.

1999 SKY TELEVISION

SkyTollcard.jpg (11443 bytes)

($?   ) Tollcard Rechargeable

ComunicaSkyMob.jpg (12159 bytes)

($?   ) Recharge Mobile

Note: 5,000 of the rechargeable card were printed in October, 1999.

1999 AIR NEW ZEALAND CREW PHONECARD

ComunicaANZCrewCard.jpg (12387 bytes)

( $? ) Crew card

Note: The above card was supplied free to staff members enclosed in the staff magazine for use while away from home overseas.   3,000 cards printed December 1999.

1999 KINGDOM CARD

ComunicaKingdom.jpg (13298 bytes)

$(?) Value card

1999 NESCAFE CHRISTMAS DRAW PRIZECARD

CounicaNescafe$20.jpg (15905 bytes)

$20 Nescafe Coffee

2000 PRE-PAID MOBILE RECHARGE CARDS

CommunicaWhirl$10.jpg (15630 bytes)

$10 Blue Splash

CommunicaWhirl$20.jpg (16332 bytes)

$20 Yellow Splash

CommunicaWhirl$50.jpg (17849 bytes)

$50 Orange Splash

2000 WORLD CALLING  CARD

ComunicaGlobesP$5.jpg (12601 bytes)

$5 Rechargeable

ComunicaWCC$10.jpg (14665 bytes)

$10 Rechargeable

Comunica3Globesrecharge.jpg (11434 bytes)

($5) 3 Globes rechargeable

Comunica12Globes.jpg (14959 bytes)

($50) 12 Globes rechargeable

2000 WORLD MAPS SERIES

ComunicaEuro$20.jpg (15883 bytes)

$20 Europe

ComunicaAsia$20.jpg (14074 bytes)

$20 Asia

ComunicaWorld$20.jpg (13452 bytes)

$20 World

ComunicaAmericaglobe$20.jpg (13473 bytes)

$20 America

ComunicaPacificglobe$20.jpg (12260 bytes)

$20 Australasia

2000 HOWICK BY THE SEA

ComunicaHowick$5d.jpg (13184 bytes)

$5 Howick

ComunicaHowick$10e.jpg (13276 bytes)

$10 Howick

ComunicaHowick$20.jpg (13547 bytes)

$20 Howick

Note: The following quantities were printed in May 2000 ; $5 value 1,250, $10 value 1,250 and $20 value 2,500.   A  $5 card with a similar design was issued under the ephone brand.

2000 EXCURSIONS ROTORUA TOURISM

ComunicaDaytrippab$0.jpg (15376 bytes)

($? ) Day Trippa

ComunicaDaytrippab$10.jpg (15628 bytes)

$10 Day Trippa

ComunicaMtTarawera$20a.jpg (13901 bytes)

$20 Mt Tarawera

1,000 of each of the above cards were printed in June 2000.  A similar series of cards was also issued under the ephone brand

2000 CYBERSHED SERIES

ComunicaCybershed$0.jpg (14994 bytes)

($?) Yellow/Black

ComunicaCybershed$10.jpg (15701 bytes)

$10 Yellow/Black

ComunicaCybershed$20.jpg (15110 bytes)

$20 Yellow/Black

Note: 1,000 copies each of  the $10 and $20 cards and 500 copies of the ($?) were issued in June, 2000

2000 NEW ZEALAND STUDENTS' PHONECARD SERIES

ComunicaStudents$5.jpg (17803 bytes)

$5 Building

ComunicaStudents$10.jpg (17002 bytes)

$10 Building

ComunicaStudents$20.jpg (15745 bytes)

$20 Building

2,000 of the $5 and $10 cards and 1,000 of the $20 cards were printed in June 2000.  Note: The above cards although branded Comunica were sold sold by Takanashi Global Connexions

2000 QUEENSTOWN CARD - CARDRONA SKIFIELD SERIES

ComunicaQCardrona.jpg (16452 bytes)

$(?) Value Skier

ComunicaQCardrona$5.jpg (16632 bytes)

$5  Skier

ComunicaQCardrona$10.jpg (16887 bytes)

$10 Skier

ComunicaQCardrona$20.jpg (16238 bytes)

$20  Skier

Note:  1,000 copies of the $10 value and 2,000 copies of the other 3 values were printed in June 2000.

2000 THE MIGRANT CARD SERIES

ComunicaOneTreeMigrant.jpg (11308 bytes)

$(?) One Tree Hill

ComunicaOneTreeMigrant$10.jpg (11944 bytes)

$10 One Tree Hill

ComunicaOneTreeMigrant$20.jpg (11377 bytes)

$20 One Tree Hill

ComunicaOneTreeMigrant$50.jpg (11622 bytes)

$50 One Tree Hill

Note: There were 4,000 copies of each of the $10 and $20 card and 500 copies only of both the $50 and ($?) cards printed in June 2000. This series had services provided in conjunction with Takanashi Global Connexions


COMUNICA LOYALTY AND PROMOTIONAL CARDS

1999 PAUL DIXON PHONE CARD PROMOTIONS CARD

ComunicaDixonpromo.jpg (14472 bytes)

($0) New York Skyline

Note: the above card was one of 500 Comunica branded cards issued in January 1999 advertising the services of D & B International to design and promote phone cards. It uses a 0800 dial system for calls to the promoter only.

2000 COMMUNITY LOYALTY and PHONECARD SERIES

ComunicaCommunityLoyalty.jpg (13126 bytes)

($?) with swipe type back

ComunicaHelensvilleLoyalty.jpg (16008 bytes)

($?) Helensville Heritage

Note: these two cards are joint Loyalty and phonecards. They  have a users name printed on the face of the card and a signature on the reverse and could be used for a variety of community based schemes.


It is understood that after June 2000 Comunica Communications Ltd were either taken over by Brocker Online Communications or renamed and restyled themselves as Brocker Online Communications. Similar cards to some of the above started to appear after June 2000 with  Brocker Online Communications branding.


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