Royal New Zealand Navy

Royal New Zealand Navy facts and figures as at 30 June 2022.

 Total Navy personnel by employment status

Regular Force 2,219  78.4%
Reserve Force 611  21.6%
Total 2,830  

 Navy gender breakdown

Male 1,618 72.9%
Female 601 27.1%

Force Elements (based at Devonport Naval Base)

Naval Combat Force

  • HMNZS TE KAHA (Frigate FFH)

  • HMNZS TE MANA (Frigate FFH)

Naval Patrol Forces

  • HMNZS OTAGO (Offshore Patrol Vessel)

  • HMNZS WELLINGTON (Offshore Patrol Vessel)

  • HMNZS HAWEA (Inshore Patrol Vessel)

  • HMNZS TAUPO (Inshore Patrol Vessel)

Naval Support Force

  • HMNZS AOTEAROA (Fleet Replenishment Vessel)

  • HMNZS CANTERBURY (Landing Ship Logistics)

Littoral Warfare Support Force

  • HMNZS MANAWNUI (Dive Hydrographic Vessel)

  • Maritime Survey Team

  • Operational Dive Team

  • Mine Counter Measures Team

Other

  • Four Reserve Units

  • One Reserve Sub Unit