Riccarton Community Hub

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

Free or low-cost activities starting again in Riccarton

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Free or low-cost activities happening in Riccarton during school term time. 

Come along at the given time and place, or contact the person listed for more details.


Funtime Playgroup: Tuesdays 10-11:30am at 48 Elizabeth St; Julia - 027 943 5737. Starts 4th February.
Mainly Music: Wednesdays: 9:30am at 80 Rattray St; Carol – 027 282 0693. Starts 5th February.
Supling Filipino Playgroup: Tuesdays 10am. Starts 4th February.

Places for you to connect with other parents, have fun with your children


Unleashed Kids Club: Junior: Thursdays 3:30-5pm at 48 Elizabeth St; Melanie – 022 410 7667. Starts 13th February.
Senior: Thursdays 5-7pm at 48 Elizabeth St; Lizzy - 021 072 0108. Starts 13th February.

Places to hang out, make new friends, do fun activities and think about life values.


Agape Youth Group: Wednesdays: 7-8:30pm at 80 Rattray St; Tash –  Ph 021 0299 6305. Starts 12th February.
Riccarton Youth Community: Fridays: 7-9pm at 48 Elizabeth St; Matt – Ph 027 329 9051. Starts 31st January.


Common Ground Café: 1st & 3rd Fridays monthly, 1-3pm at 80 Rattray St; Nicki – Ph 021 056 9315. Starts 7 February.
Meet old and new friends for a drink and food, enjoy fun activities, practise English.
Community Boot Camp: Tuesdays 1-2pm and every second Saturday 9.30-10.30am, at NZ Institute of Sport. 66b Wharenui Rd; Ph. (03) 961 3046. Exercise for all ages and most abilities.
English Classes: Fridays 10am-12pm at 80 Rattray St; Chang Hun – Ph 021 155 8062. Starts 7th February. Especially for migrants who can’t study full time.
Food Together Riccarton: Wednesdays 7:30-11:30am at 48 Elizabeth St; Helen – 021 255 5200. Starts 12 February. Fresh fruit & vegetables from the market that day. Pre-order one week in advance.
MyTime @ 10 Craft Group: Wednesdays 10-11:30am at 48 Elizabeth St; Nicki – Ph 021 056 9315. Starts 13th February. Join in the activity of the day, bring your own project or just come and talk.
Neighbourhood Support Group: 1st Wednesday monthly 6pm at 80 Rattray St; Tiffany – 021 0285 4313. Starts 5th February. Meet local people, have fun, know what’s going on locally and get involved.
Sizzling Seniors: Mondays 10am-12pm at 48 Elizabeth St; Kay – 027 277 5749. Starts 10th February. Fun and stimulating social group for older community members.

Please note this is not everything happening in Riccarton.There are many more activities that we can’t list here. For more groups, visit https://riccarton.org.nz/directory, or if you would prefer a personal visit to talk about things please contact the Oak Development Trust Community Development Worker, Nicki Aitken on 021 056 9315.