NZDF

Holiday Accommodation

 

You can plan a family friendly holiday staying at the Army, Navy, or Air Force Welfare holiday houses at locations throughout NZ. These are available to NZDF employees and their dependants at low cost. The houses are in great locations and are fully self-contained.

Navy

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Motel Fund manages two modern holiday lodges in Mt Maunganui and Taupo. Units are available for use by service personnel and their families as well as Civilian employees and members of associated service organisations such as the Army, Air Force, and NZ Police Force.

For more information about the Navy's lodges, click on the link 'Navy Leave Centre enquiry'

Army

Army Leave Centres (ALC) provide holiday units at popular holiday destinations throughout New Zealand. ALC have 30 units located throughout New Zealand. The Leave Centre units are the most widely used Welfare facility, providing members and other eligible users access to quality holiday accommodation at a moderate cost. Units are available for use by service personnel and their families as well as Civilian employees and members of associated service organisations such as the Navy, Air Force, Fire Service, NZ Police Force and Returned Services Association (excludes Associate RSA Members).

For more information about the Army units, click on the link 'Army Leave Centre enquiry'

Air Force

Air Force Welfare manages a number of units around New Zealand. Units are available for use by service personnel and their families as well as Civilian employees and Members of associated service organisations such as the Army, Navy, NZ Police Force and ex-RNZAF.

For more information about the Air Force units, click on the link 'Air Force Leave Centre enquiry'

Bookings

Booking requests must be made by the NZDF employee via the Defence Intranet site. These Welfare holiday houses are balloted during holiday periods to make sure all our families have an equal chance of enjoying their benefits. Each service has different criteria for ballot periods and entry eligibility. Your NZDF member can check this on the Defence Leave Centres site.

Please contact the accommodation centres direct for information or queries:


Navy
Email us by selecting 'Navy Leave Centre enquiry' from the list of enquiry types on this form.
Phone: 09 445 5131 or 09 445 5135


Army
Email us by selecting 'Army Leave Centre enquiry' from the list of enquiry types on this form.
Phone: 0800 111 823


Air Force
Email us by selecting 'Air Force Leave Centre enquiry' from the list of enquiry types on this form.
Phone: 06 3515127

International Holiday Accommodation

The NZDF has links with some overseas organisations who provide  low cost holiday accommodation. Bookings need to be made by the NZDF member directly to the overseas organisation. Some information about these is available on the Defence Leave Centres site.

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This page was last reviewed on 19 April 2016, and is current.