Explore the history of New Zealand’s Navy. Meet the luckiest ship and find out how she survived three battles. Uncover the story of HMNZS Leander, hit by a torpedo in World War Two. Try on a naval uniform or two and have a go at creating a Morse code message.
Relax by the sea at the Torpedo Bay Cafè
Enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee and cake with beautiful harbour views, while the children safely play on our Navy themed playground. Children’s menu and highchairs available. Read more and view our menu.
Standing Apart, Together As One
A candid selection of the work of NZDF Photographers
This photographic exhibition is the work of eight NZDF Photographers.
Each photographer has selected their favourite images, from their body of work for 2020, to share with the public. Imagery depicts day to day life, cremonial events, training and operations in the New Zealand armed forces: Navy, Army and Airforce.
Coming soon in the Temporary Gallery.