Community

Taramea Bay Playground

Community Facilities

Riverton Community House
ADDRESS
37 Napier St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8206
Email: rivchouse@xtra.co.nz
INFO
Eileen Cleaver – Office Manager and Justice of the Peace
Office hours Monday to Thursday 9am-1pm
Who May Use Our Services:
– Individuals
– Families
– Elderly
– Groups
– Youth
Other Services Available:
– Counselling – a qualified Counsellor available.
– Home based support service
– Food Bank
– Budget Advice
– Parenting Courses
– C.V. preparation
– Wide Range of brochures available

Riverton Community Pool
ADDRESS
18 Napier St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8727
Email: rivertonbaths@outlook.com
FACEBOOK
INFO
Pool open October-May
Keys available for sale
Public sessions weekend 2-4pm

Riverton Community Arts Centre
ADDRESS
149 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 028 409 5941 or 03 2349922
Website: www.rivertonarts.org.nz
Email: info@rivertonarts.org.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
Coordinator Anna Cannon
Open Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-4pm during exhibitions only

Riverton Library
ADDRESS
117 Palmerston St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 0800 732 542
INFO

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed

Riverton Toy Library
ADDRESS
Princess St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 027 713 6799
FACEBOOK
INFO
Open Thursdays 11am-1pm
Saturdays 10am-11.00am.
Closed school holidays and Christmas school holidays.

Riverton Medical Centre
ADDRESS
104 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8290
Website
INFO
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: closed
Closed for lunch 1:00PM-2:00PM
After Hours phone: 03 234 8290 to find out who is on-call in Western Southland
STAFF
Dr William (Bill) Grove
Dr Emma MacCallum

Skatepark
ADDRESS
Jetty St, Riverton
Skateboard/Scooter ramps. Undercover shelter
Palmerston St Playground
ADDRESS
Cnr Princess and Palmerston Sts.
Suitable for young children
Taramea Bay Playground
ADDRESS
Taramea Bay Rd, opposite Taramea Bay Store.
Suitable for all ages.
Flying Fox, picnic area, suitable for scooters/skateboards

St John Riverton

Organisations

Coastguard Riverton
ADDRESS
Towack St, Riverton, 9822
POSTAL ADDRESS
PO Box 52, Riverton, 9847
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 027-234-8666 A/H 03-234-8786
Website: www.coastguard.nz
Email: dusty@colacbay.com
FACEBOOK
INFO
President
Ross McKenzie Ph 027 248 5767
mckenzie-mckenzie@xtra.co.nz

Riverton Volunteer Fire Brigade
ADDRESS
6 Jetty St, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8018 (mon nights only) Emergencies 111
Website: www.ufba.org.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
CFO Helen Bull
ph 03 2349172 or 027 4393785

Riverton District Council
ADDRESS
117 Palmerston St, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 0800-732-732
Website: www.southlanddc.govt.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
Open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Southcoast Environment Society
ADDRESS
154 Palmerston St, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234-8717
Website: www.sces.org.nz
Email: info@sces.org.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
The Environment Centre was established to provide a base for and support the Riverton Organic Group, Riverton Organic Food Co-op and Estuary Care Society and promote environmental awareness.
Open Monday to Friday 10am – 4.30pm
Saturday 10.30am – 4.30pm
Sunday 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Riverton netball

Clubs & Groups

Lions Club of Riverton
POSTAL ADDRESS
PO Box 30, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Club Secretary
John Patrick Kortright ph 03-224-6035
INFO
Meeting times Tuesdays 3-6.30pm
Meetings at RSA Club, Palmerston St

Rotary Club of Aparima
POSTAL ADDRESS
2 George St, Riverton 9847
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8765
Website: www.rotary.org
FACEBOOK
INFO
Meeting times Wednesdays 6PM
Meetings at RSA Club, Palmerston St, Riverton

Riverton RSA Memorial Club
ADDRESS
141 Palmerston St, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8737
INFO
Open Mon-Friday 3-8pm
Sat & Sun Closed

Riverton Rugby Club
ADDRESS
45 Leader St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8887
Website: www.sporty.co.nz/rivertonrugby
FACEBOOK
INFO
President
David Cleaver ph 027 456 7913
tandavnicben@xtra.co.nz
School Convenor
Britt Cleaver ph 027 379 3699
cbs.cleaver@xtra.co.nz
Secretary
Melissa Kelly ph 027 436 4012
scotty.melk@gmail.com

Riverton Netball Club
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 027-380-0976
Website: www.sporty.co.nz/centralnetball/
FACEBOOK
INFO
Coordinator Ashley Barker

Riverton Golf Club
ADDRESS
Carrol St, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234-9994
Email: riverton@xtra.co.nz
Website: www.rivertongolf.co.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
Club days Saturdays 9.15am-12.30pm
Twilight Wednesday nights 5.30pm
Ladies Wednesdays 10am
Green fees $15 for 9 or 18 holes.
To find the course turn left (coming from Invercargill) at the garage then turn left again before driving into the sea!

Riverton Athletics Club
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 21 708 526
Website: www.athleticssouthland.co.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
Practice Nights – Wednesday’s 6-7pm (term 4 & 1) at Riverton Rugby Club gounrds
President
Zara Heath ph 021 708 526
butchandzara@ihug.co.nz
Secretary
Kelly Baker ph 027 351 4726
kb.jt@woosh.co.nz
Treasurer and Regos
Shelley Wills ph 027 464 1141
shelleyandy@woosh.co.nz

Riverton Rowing Club
ADDRESS
3 Jetty St, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8357
Website: www.owit.nz/organisations/rivc
FACEBOOK

Riverton Bowling Club
ADDRESS
Napier St, Riverton, 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 027-234-8966
Email: DorothyEWillis@xtra.co.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
President
Peter Stirling ph 03-234-8779
Secretary
Dorothy Willis ph 03-234-8364
Green Superviser
Dave Mavor ph 03-234-9110

Riverton community

Schools / Education

Riverton Primary School
ADDRESS
7 Leader St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234-8663
Website: www.riverton.school.nz
Email: office@riverton.school.nz
FACEBOOK

Aparima College
ADDRESS
33 Leader St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234-8900
Website: www.aparima.school.nz
Email: office@aparima.school.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
Office hours 8am till 4pm Mon to Fri during the school term

Riverton Kindergarten
ADDRESS
12 Havelock St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234-8900
Website: www.ska.co.nz
Email: rivertonkindy@ska.co.nz
INFO
Open: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm
Session times: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 1.30pm
Teachers: Kathy Hollings, Marie Millar
Play Group: Monday 9.30am – 11.30am
Number of children: 20

Thornbury Primary School
ADDRESS
28 Muriel Street, 9883
No 3 RD, Thornbury, Riverton
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-224-6309
Email: office@thornbury.school.nz
FACEBOOK

Riverton Plunket
ADDRESS
25 Napier St, Riverton
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 027 687 7921
INFO
Manager Kelly Turner
Phone for an appointment

Riverton Childcare
ADDRESS
10 Leader St, Riverton North 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8234
Website: rivertonchildcare.co.nz
Email: rivertonchildcare@paradise.net.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
Manager Marina Seager
Open Monday to Friday 7.30am-5.45pm
Vacancies for all day, part time and casual care for children 0-5 years.
The Centre is open all year except 3-4 weeks over the Christmas period.

Riverton church

Churches

Union Church
ADDRESS
126 Palmerston St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8577
Website: www.southernpresbyterians.nz/
Email: rivertonunionchurch@xtra.co.nz
FACEBOOK
SERVICE TIMES
Sundays 10am

St Marys Anglican Church
ADDRESS
173 Palmerston St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-234 8875
Website: www.calledsouth.org.nz/
Email: rn-le-boniface@xtra.co.nz
FACEBOOK
INFO
Warden: Catherine Oakley
Local Priest: Jean Soper
Local Priest: Leah Boniface
Local Priest: Wayne Soper
SERVICE TIMES
10am Sundays

Hope Centre Church
ADDRESS
157 Palmerston St, Riverton 9822
CONTACT DETAILS
Ph 03-224 6233
SERVICE TIMES
Sundays 10am