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Navy Motels and Amenities

Navy amenities

The RNZN Welfare Fund and Motel Fund provide amenities such as hire equipment and holiday accommodation for use by personnel.

Navy Amenities operate a hire centre on behalf of the PHILOMEL Welfare Fund for serving RNZN personnel and their immediate dependents. All profits are returned to the Welfare Fund for the benefit of Navy personnel.

The RNZN Motel Fund manages two modern holiday lodges for use by RNZN personnel.  The three bedroom units located in Mount Maunganui and Taupo in the North Island. 



If you have some holidays to clear, prefer the home comforts and want to head out of Auckland, then check out our wonderful motel facilities.


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The RNZN Motel Fund manages two holiday lodges for use by serving RNZN personnel and RNZNVR (min 5 years Service), Ex RNZN personnel (min 5 years Service) and other NZDF personnel/NZ Police.

Mount Maunganui


For availability and booking enquiries please telephone Navy Motels and Amenities on (09) 4455131, use our contact form or visit our office situated behind the Naval Supply Depot.

We accept EFTPOS and Credit cards* for your convenience. (*Navy motels only).

Bookings (maximum of 3) can be accepted up to 12 months in advance for Category 1 personnel, and up to one month in advance for all other Categories. A ballot system is operated for all school holidays including Easter/Christmas/New Year periods. The ballots are usually drawn 6-8 weeks prior to the holiday period.


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OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT - We have a large range of equipment for hire: waterblasters, weedeater, lawnmower, chainsaw and even a log splitter. For DIY'ers - check out our power tools, sanders, posthole borer, concrete mixers and wallpaper stripper.

NURSERY EQUIPMENT - We have an affordable range of baby equipment for hire including baby capsules, car restraints, bassinet, high chair, and portacot. These are available for hire on six month hire terms or to cater for short term visitors. These items are very popular so it is wise to book well in advance.

RECREATIONAL - Make use of our corporate cards at Snowplanet and Waiwera Thermal Spa Resort. For on the water we have a 5.5M Surtees boat or single/double kayaks.  If you like camping there is a fully equipped Camp trailer including a fridge!

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