Riccarton Community Hub

What's happening in Riccarton, and where to find it

NZ Alpine Garden Society

67 Mandeville Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011
Meeting Times: 1st Thursday, 8pm

Contact: Sonja Nissen, Membership Secretary
Phone: 328-8771


NZ Society of Genealogists, Riccarton branch

71 Main South Rd, Upper Riccarton,, Christchurch 8042
Meeting Times: 2nd Wednesday

Contact: Mrs Judith Pay, secretary
Phone: 322-6367 / 021-115-7504


Oak Development Trust

The Oak Development Trust has been set up with the purpose of improving the quality of life for those in the Riccarton area and further afield through providing leadership and resources to help meet their social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs.

Contact: Carol Renouf
Phone: 960 6878


Older Person's Gatherings

Free afternoon social events for older people in the Riccarton area, organised by Oak Development Trust. Five events are held across the year, at Riccarton Baptist Church.

Contact: Velda, ph. 348 4350, or
Carol Renouf
Oak Development Trust
Phone 027 282 0693
or phone the Riccarton Baptist Church office (03) 960 6878

Parks & Playgrounds

Hansons Reserve
Entrances off Hansons Lane, Haynes Ave 
Auburn Reserve
Entrances off Auburn Ave, Riccarton Rd 
Middleton Park
Entrances off Middleton Rd, Lochee Rd, Colligan St
Shand Crescent Reserve
Entrances off Riccarton Rd, Shand Cres
Paeroa Reserve
Entrances off Paeroa St, Piko Cres, Tara St, Shand Cres
Harrington Park
Entrances off Peverel St, Piko Cres
Picton Reserve
Entrances off Picton Ave, Dilworth St

Peace Foundation Disarmament & Security Centre

Contact: Kate Dewes

Phone: 348-1353


Petersgate Counselling Centre

Petersgate Trust provides affordable professional counselling to the community. We respect and look after the needs of everyone, regardless of creed, culture or socio-economic background.

Please refer to — https://www.petersgate.org.nz/

Philippines Culture & Sports

Chairperson: Delia Sipaco Richards

Phone: 981-9683
Mobile: 021-064-1868

Plunket Society, Lower Riccarton

26A Piko Crescent,
Christchurch 8041

Hotline: 0800-933-922 (24 hours)
Phone: 348-1794
Contact Sarah on 03 348 1794 to make an appointment


Proactive Martial Arts (Riccarton)

240A Annex Road, Middleton, Christchurch 8024

Contact: Mrs Anna Stupples, Manager / Owner
Phone: 339-6660 / 027-555-4881


RCC Craft Group

A craft group that meets at Riccarton Community Church, 44 Elizabeth St, Riccarton.
Every Wednesday during school term, 10am-11.30am. Creche available.

Contact: Nicki
Phone 021 056 9315


Dedicated to providing life changing experiences for youth with disabilities. We offer holiday programmes, adventure camps and weekends, weekend getaways and social evenings in the city.

28 Acheron Drive, Riccarton, Christchurch 8041

Contact: Esthie de Wet, Programme Coordinator
Phone: 021-871-787