Northern facilities

In response to the Government’s move to alert level four regarding the coronavirus outbreak, Southland District Council offices and the majority of community facilities will temporarily close. 

Please go to the COVID-19 page on this website for further information. 

Lumsden Area Office

0800 732 732
18 Diana Street
Lumsden 9730
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am-5pm

Lumsden Library
0800 732 542
18 Diana Street
Lumsden 9730
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed



Athol Playground

State Highway 6 (28 Athol-Lumsden Highway), Athol


Garston Village Green Playground

State Highway 6 (9 Garston-Athol Highway), Garston


Lumsden Playground

23 Diana Street, Lumsden


Mossburn Adventure Park Playground

Corner Devon Street (SH94) and Holmes Street (Mossburn-Wreys Bush Road), Mossburn

Waste and recycling

Garston Recycling Container

9 Garston-Athol Highway, Garston

Mossburn Recycling Container

Mossburn-Lumsden Highway, Mossburn


Centre Hill Cemetery

20 Cemetery Road (off Wreys Bush-Mossburn Road), Centre Hil
Administered by: Otautau Area Office

Lumsden Cemetery

14 Lumsden Riversdale Highway, Lumsden

Community hall

Athol Hall

28 Athol Five Rivers Highway, Athol

Lumsden Hall

8 Meadow Street, Lumsden

Five Rivers Hall

1898 Mossburn Five Rivers Road