Website terms of use

In these terms of use Museum or Navy Museum, we or us refers to the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. 


Material including imagery on this site may be subject to copyright. That copyright may be held by the Navy Museum, or by a third party, which has given permission for the material to be reproduced on this website.

Unless clearly stated otherwise, permission to reproduce any material on this website for any purpose must be obtained from the copyright holder concerned. To discuss obtaining permission to use imagery on this site please contact our Photo Archivist.


You may browse this website without providing any personal information. Where you voluntarily provide personal information the Navy Museum will only use that information for the specific purpose stated. In providing this personal information you are agreeing to the its collection and our use of that information for the purpose stated at the time of its collection. The Museum will keep any such information secure and will not disclose your information to any third parties.

Collection and sharing of your information

All personal information you share with the Navy Museum will be held by the Museum, and dealt with according to the Privacy Act 1993. Your information will be held securely at all times.

Your personal information will not be shared with any other agencies unless the Museum is required by law to do so.

Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to ask to see all the information the Museum holds about you and to ask us to correct that information.

Email newsletters

If you sign up on our website to receive our quarterly email newsletter Te Waka we will store your email address only for the purpose of sending you Te Waka. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose by the Navy Museum, or provided to a third party. You may unsubscribe to Te Waka at any time using the unsubscribe link within each newsletter sent by us, or email to request to be removed from the mailing list.

Giving your consent

When submitting a form, or making a payment, I agree to my details being used by the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. The information will only be accessed by Navy Museum staff. I understand that my data will be held securely and will not be distributed to other parties, except as required by law. I have a right to change or access my information at any time.


The website has been designed to automatically issue a cookie to visitors.. This is used to provide information to enable us to analyse overall visitor activities on the website and to continue to improve the website to better suit the needs and interests of our visitors.

Links to external websites

Links from the website to other web locations are provided for the convenience of users and do not constitute any endorsement or authorisation by the Navy Museum. The Museum is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.

Use of The National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy logo

The Navy Museum logo must not be placed on an external website, or otherwise used by any external party, without the express approval of the Navy Museum. Please contact us if you would like more information about use of the Navy Museum logo.


The Museum disclaims and excludes all liability for any claim, loss demand or damages of any kind whatsoever (including for negligence) arising out of or in connection with the use of either this website or the information, content or materials included on this site or on any website to which it is linked.

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