Riccarton is a suburb of . It is due west of the city centre, separated from it by Hagley Park. Upper Riccarton is to the west of Riccarton. Catherine Chu is the Councillor for the Riccarton ward.

Landmarks in the Area

Shopping mall
Westfield Riccarton, is a large retail complex located in the , suburb of . Photo: Smoth 007, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Christchurch Boys' High School, often referred to as CBHS, is a single sex state secondary school in , New Zealand. Photo: Schwede66, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Al Noor Mosque is a Sunni mosque in the suburb of in New Zealand. Photo: Podzemnik, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Strowan is an affluent suburb of , , located approximately 5km north-west of Christchurch's central business district. is situated 2½ km north of Riccarton. Photo: Schwede66, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Edgeware is a suburb of , New Zealand, to the north of the central city. is situated 4½ km northeast of Riccarton. Photo: Podzemnik, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Wigram is a suburb of , . Technically called Wigram Park, the second half of its name is never used. is situated 5 km southwest of Riccarton.


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