Free Sausage Sizzle

Calling all Shipmates who wish to carpool or who currently share a ride to work already.

Auckland Transport is hosting another FREE BBQ on Monday 14 February from 1100-1300 hours outside the Philomel Seminar Centre.

Come along to hear more about Carpooling and sign up! $10 cafe vouchers are up for grabs!

Please note: The BBQ is open to all staff that work on Base.

2011 RESETTLEMENT SEMINAR - “We want you!”

Resettlement Career Planning Seminar - 22-24 March 2011

All regular force personnel who are within three years of completing service are invited to attend a Resettlement Career Planning Seminar which will be held at DNB 22-24 March 2011.

Future Lifestyle Planning Seminar - 24 March 2011

All regular force personnel are invited to attend a Future Lifestyle Planning Seminar which will be held at DNB 24 March 2011.

If you are eligible/interested in attending 2011 Resettlement Seminar held at Devonport Naval Base 22-24 March 2011, please contact NIB 0800 682 94357.

Registrations close 4 pm Friday 4 March 2011.

Congratulations NCO Team

For winning the Naval Support Command Customer Service Trophy, it is wonderful to have all your hard work recognised in an official manner. Keep up the great work.

New Discount - Navy Special

Indoor Go-Karting

Auckland Raceway
82 The Concourse, Henderson
Ph: 09 836 5895

10% discount when you produce your Navy ID card. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Suitable for Ages 10 years +. Running up to 50 people at one time. Also suitable for Corporate events, Stag parties, Christmas and Birthday parties.

Open Polytechnic

Available: Nationwide

25% discount off student tuition fees* for staff and immediate family members 25% discount is available only by enrolling on the NZ Defence Force pre-coded 2011 enrolment form.

(Discount applies to Open Polytechnic Government funded courses only)

2011 enrolments - This benefit is available to enrolments made prior to 31 March 2011.

Enrol now using the 2011 pre-coded enrolment form.

Trimester One enrolments close 14 February 2011.

New Zealand Defence Force, in partnership with Open Polytechnic, is pleased to offer staff the opportunity to take up further learning and development opportunities.

Staff choosing to study with Open Polytechnic will receive a 25% discount off student tuition fees. Study may be for personal interest or work related; chosen from the nearly 1300 courses available. Courses range from NZQA approved courses to diploma and degree level programmes. For further information please review How to use our agreement with the Open Polytechnic - Questions and Answers (updated 2011).

Most Open Polytechnic students are 25 or older and balance full or part-time employment with their studies. Study materials are delivered to the door or, for some courses, on the Internet via the Polytechnic’s Online Campus.

Range of courses and study options available

Tutors are easily contactable by freephone and email for guidance and support. The Online Campus helps keep students in touch with tutors and fellow students, and also provides access to the Polytechnic’s library and learning support services.

To request a copy of The Open Polytechnic “Learning for an Open World Prospectus 2011” call on freephone 0508 650 200 or email

Navy Museum

Don’t forget to bring your family and friends to visit our new Navy Museum at Torpedo Bay. Opening hours 10am to 5pm – 7 days a week Admission is free.

Guided Tours

Now available Saturday and Sunday
10:30am and 2:00pm Bookings essential – please call 445 5186


We have a great range of books and unique souvenirs, plus we offer 10% discount to all Navy personnel.

Torpedo Bay Café

Opening hours 8am to 5pm – 7 days a week
10% discount for all Navy personnel
For bookings, please call Jo on 021 0247 9922

This page was last reviewed on 7 February 2011, and is current.