About us

At a Special General Meeting of our Association held on Sunday 21 February 2016 held at Robbies in Clarence Street the decision was made to set up a Steering Group in place of a committee.

Our Steering Group currently has 9 members and any member of our Association is welcome to join the Steering Group if you have a project or ideas which will be of benefit to residents in our area and which you want to follow through on. Please contact riccartonresidents@outlook.com for more information.

A prominent New Zealand media personality recently wrote that a committee mentality does nothing but delay and stall and water down or workshop an idea to a standstill. Our own committee had become unrepresentative of the changing nature of our community particularly since 2013, hence the decision to have a Steering Group instead. The input of all members of our Association is welcomed and encouraged.

Email:  riccartonresidents@outlook.com
Address:  Secretary, Central Riccarton Residents’ Assn Inc
C/O Riccarton Service Centre, PO Box 73022, Riccarton, Christchurch.


For those of you who wish to make a contribution to the Central Riccarton Residents’ Association Inc, you can make a deposit at any branch of the ANZ Bank.

The Riccarton branch is on the corner of Clarence Street and Riccarton Road

Account Number: 01-0819-0207843-00. Account Name: Central Riccarton Residents’ Association Incorporated.

Christchurch City Council Riccarton Service Centre:
199 Clarence Street (incorporated in the Community Certre).

We support the work of the Service Centre.   Two staff provide the opportunity and convenience for residents to make a wide range of payments including  city council rates, dog registration and parking infringements. The staff are particularly good at assisting people with making rates rebate applications. They are able to witness signatures as officers of Council and can give information related to building or city housing applications, drainage plan and property file requests and arrange replacement wheelie bins.

They deal with requests for service such as repairing potholes or street lights. Also at the Centre there is a wide range of brochures and booklets available on current promotions and events within the city, leisure facilities and school holiday programmes. They provide important information on making submissions to Council or ECAN and the forms on which to make those submissions. There is also available a photocopying service. The staff at the Service Centre are there to help and they try to make your dealings with Council stress-free. So call in to the Centre between 9am and 5pm (Monday to Friday).