Have you tried Badminton yet? It is great fun and good for agility and fitness.

Tuesday nights at the Community Centre, Western Valley Road.

All equipment is supplied. Even some friendly tutors willing to share their skills. Beginners welcome. Kids 6.45-7.15pm, Adults 7.30-9.00pm, Tuition available 7.15-7.30pm.

$5 casual fee or $60 season fee (Winter and Summer seasons)

First time is free.  

Hall Hire and Meeting Rooms

Little River Community Centre,Western Valley Road, by the Fire Brigade

Banks Peninsula Rugby Club Rooms (Awa-iti Domain)

Okuti Valley Hall -Okuti Valley Road

Te One Tini 0274254312 

Sheryl Stanbury 3251-139

Kareena email

Little River Service Centre Meeting Room –  (Main Road, Little River)

Te Whare Tapere O Te Mata Hapuku – Birdlings Flat Community Centre


CCC 3251 103


Kaituna Red Cross

Contact Karen de Pass


JennysoBendy Dance BEAUTIFUL DANCERS! 

Littlies ballet, freestyle/jazz, contemporary & ballet

Little River Reserves Committee

A group who maintain the Awa Iti Domain in Little River.


Dean White ph 027 222 5005 

Little River School Office 

Call School Office for details.

Phone 3290 090

Wairewa Marae

Phone 3251 919 

Little River Book Discussion Group

Meets first Monday of the Month at 2.00 p.m. for 1 to 2 hours.

The Little River Book Club is part of the Book Discussion Scheme. The BDS provide a catalogue each year containing a huge variety of books from which the book club members select titles they would like to read. Each month the BDS supplies us with one of our choices. We all read the same book and then discuss it at the next meeting. We are a small friendly group, the discussion is light hearted and we often stray off the subject. We would love to have a few more members and anyone interested is quite welcome to come along to a meeting before deciding whether to join.

Contact Janet Reeves Text 0273064270 or email

Little River CCC Library

Located in the Little River Service Centre open Monday to Friday 8.30am-12.30pm 1.30-4.30pm. Saturday 10 to 12noon.

Little River Foodbank

Need a bit of help?? For a Food Box Phone Pam Baird 3251 917 or Fiona Waghorn 329 0171. Absolutely confidentiality assured.

If you would like to help by dropping something into the food bank collection box (in the foyer of the Service Center) it would be gratefully received thank you…. Dry pasta/spaghetti, tinned beans, spaghetti, flour, sugar, cereal, tea, coffee, jam and spreads, biscuits, tinned soup, salt, pepper, baking powder, baking soda, rice, tinned tuna and salmon, tinned tomatoes, tinned fruit. Tooth paste, soap, loo paper, dish washing liquid, washing powder.

Little River Information Station

Historic Railway Station Building 4235a Main Road, Little River

Little River Play Centre

Meet Mon/Wed 9am to 1pm and Fri 9am til 12pm. We are located in the School Grounds, 46 Western Valley Road, Little River.

New Mums this is for you! join the play group for you and your under 6 year old!

Phone 03 377 2540.

All enquiries welcome.


Little River Pumpkin Festival

The Pumpkin Festival is the Little River School major fundraiser and attracts thousands of people each year to enjoy pumpkin soup, competitions and entertainment. For stall space contact: Serena email

For more info check out

Facebook Page

Instagram Page

Little River Railway Station Trust

A group of Railway Enthusiasts who meet and hold working bees to maintain the Historic Railway Station buildings and display.

Chairman Warren Brixton 3251 386

Secretary – Jody Tuckwell Phone – 3251 970


Website is

Little River Support Group for People with Cancer

We have a small fund which is available to provide some financial support for people who have cancer or are undergoing cancer treatment by way of donations for petrol, meals and other. We are a group of volunteers that generate funds locally for residents who may have cancer from Kaituna, Birdlings Flat area, Little River up to the Hilltop.

Enquiries to Fiona Waghorn 3290171 or Mondays at Wairewa Heart 3251313.

Please note we are not part of the

Cancer Society their helpline is:

0800 226 237.

Little River Toy Library

Open fortnightly Saturday mornings 3.15 to 4pm on Fridays commencing 22 December You will find us behind the Little River Service which is on the Main Road, Little River.

For more information contact Roriana Tini

Little River Wairewa Commuity Trust

Chairperson – Anthony Rimmel

Sarah Marsh LRWCT Secretary/Coordinator email

Living Streams Community Nursery

Open Wednesdays 9am – 3pm and Saturdays 10am to 2pm – Behind the Little River Service Centre We supply locally sourced native trees, grasses and herbaceous plants. Orders Taken. New Volunteers Welcome.

Living Streams Community Nursery is run by volunteers, non-profit.

The e-mail address is

Mt Herbert Anglican Parrish – St Andrews

on Upper Church Road We invite you to join us as we meet every Sunday at 5pm.

Various local home groups meet during the week

See our website

Local contact Paul Williams 021 0821 1328

or email

New Brighton Power Boat Club.

Clubrooms and Club Days at Lake Forsyth. Rob Knoef, Secretary/ Treasurer, P.O box 4321 Christchurch. (CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR EVENTS)

Okuti Valley Sport and Recreation Club

Hall available for Hire Membership enquiries welcome.

Contact: Kareena email

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

Mass Services are at 5pm on the first Saturday of the Month in the Meeting Room at the Little River Service Centre. St Kentigerns Church

Kaituna Valley Road, Kaituna. Services 3rd Sunday in the month at 9am. Weddings, Funerals, baptisms by arrangement.

Contact Father Shannahan.

Phone 304 7083.

Contact Jeanene Marchand

Phone 3290 834 

Wairewa Marae

Phone 3251 919 Henrietta

Wairewa Runanga Incorporated Society

Office 03 377 1513 

Little River Emergency Services Cadets

Open to children aged 10 – 15. All welcome.


Contact Matt Ledgerwood on 0299826572

Little River Volunteer Fire Brigade Musters

Musters on Tuesdays at 7:30pm at the fire station. Feel free to turn up if you are interested in joining.
For Emergency calls please call 111.

CFO John Genefaas 0274176102  Secretary Jenn Sands 0273146391 

Treasurer Matt Ledgerwood 0299826572 


Yoga Classes in Little River

With Arielle

Evening & morning classess for all.

Tuesdays 7- 8.15pm, and Wednesdays 10 – 11.15am, @ One Spirit studio 72 Western Valley Rd. 5 week courses.

Each class includes breathing, stretches, meditation and relaxation. Classes are suitable for everyone no experience necessary. Space are limited so enrolment is essential.

For more info and to enrol contact Arielle on 0272321610 

Cost for the 5 weeks is $95 Arielle is an experienced Yoga Teacher,

Healer and Facilitator.

MetService Marine
Magnet Bay

Little River Wairewa Community Trust
Sarah Marsh, Trust Manager

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