Oraka Aparima facilities

COVID-19 update

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. 

Riverton Area Office

0800 732 732
117 Palmerston Street
Riverton 9822
8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Riverton Library

0800 732 542
117 Palmerston Street,
8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed


Colac Bay

Foreshore Road Playground
Corner Foreshore Road & Wild Court, Colac Bay

Manuka Street Playground
4 Manuka Street, Colac Bay


Palmerston Street Playground
103 Palmerston Street (Corner Palmerston and Princess Streets), Riverton

Taramea Bay Sound Shell Playground
27 Taramea Bay Road, Riverton

Taramea Bay Adventure Playground
40 Towack Street, Riverton

Henderson Park Playground
15 - 17 Moana Street, Riverton


Thornbury Playground
Address:50 Foster Road, Thornbury


Waste and recycling

Riverton Recycling Centre

Havelock Street, Riverton

Opening hours:

  • Monday 3-5pm
  • Wednesday 3-5pm
  • Friday 3-5pm
  • Saturday 11am-1pm, 3-5pm
  • Sunday 3-5pm


Riverton Cemetery

93 Riverton Otautau Road
Administered by: Riverton Area Office

Community centres and halls

Colac Bay

Colac Bay Community Centre

14 Manuka Street, Colac Bay


Thornbury Community Centre

4 Broderick Street, Thornbury


Waianiwa Community Hall

268 Argyle-Otahuti Road, Waianiwa