Area councils, branches and groups

Area Councils

Our members nominate area council members, who can then be appointed to the National Council, who elect our National Board.

Each area council has a minimum of three and maximum of seven elected members.

Auckland Area Council
Bay of Plenty Area Council
East Coast Area Council
Manawatu/Wanganui Area Council
Mid South Canterbury Area Council
North Canterbury Area Council
Northland Area Council
Otago Area Council
Southland Area Council
Taranaki Area Council
Tasman and Marlborough Area Council
Waikato Area Council
Wairarapa Area Council
Wellington Area Council
West Coast Area Council

Branches and groups

Branches and groups are made up of members.  We have over 90 active branches and groups throughout the country.

Branches are formal and manage their own accounts by electing members to act as president, secretary, treasurer, etc. 

Our groups are informal, with funds managed through Red Cross service centres. 

Branches

Alexandra branch

Mailing address:
31 York Place
Dunedin, 9016

Amberley branch

Mailing address:
39 Seadown Crescent
Amberley, 8152

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Anglican Parish Hall
Church Street
Amberley

Meeting time:
2pm, Wednesdays. Monthly.

Balclutha branch

Mailing address:
62 Frances Street
Balclutha, 9230

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Balclutha Red Cross Op Shop
16 Crown Street
Balclutha, 9230

Meeting time:
2pm, first Monday of the month

Bishopsdale branch

Mailing address:
16 Camden Street
Redwood
Christchurch, 8051

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Redwood Community Centre
Manse Place Redwood

Meeting time:
1.30pm, 2nd Thursday of the month

Buller branch

Mailing address:
107 Keoghan Road
Sergeants Hill
Westport, 7601

Cambridge branch

Mailing address:
10 Donald Lane
Cambridge, 3434

Central Hawke's Bay branch

Mailing address:
Waipukurau, 4200

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Waipukurau Club
Russell Street
Waipukurau

Meeting time:
9:30am, 4th Tuesday of each month

Charing Cross branch

Mailing address:
591 Ridgens Road
Charing Cross RD1
Christchurch, 8021

Dannevirke branch

Mailing address:
6A Stairs Street
Dannevirke, 4930

Meeting details

Meeting address:
2 McPhee Street
Dannevirke

Darfield branch

Mailing address:
Telegraph Road
Charing Cross
Darfield, 8172

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Darfield Baptist Church Hall

Meeting time:
4th Monday bi-monthly, 2pm

Dunedin branch

Mailing address:
31 York Place
Dunedin, 9016

East Coast Bays branch

Mailing address:
13A Toroa St
Torbay
Auckland, 0630

Meeting details

Meeting address:
5 Wilk Lane
Browns Bay
Auckland, 0630

Geraldine branch

Mailing address:
7A McKenzie Street
Geraldine, 8751

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Rooms

Meeting time:
1.30pm, 1st Monday of each month

Glenfield branch

Mailing address:
P.O.Box 40-084
Glenfield
Auckland, 0747

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Glenfield Red Cross Opportunity Shop
450 Glenfield Road
Auckland, 0629

Meeting time:
10.30am, third Monday monthly

Gore branch

Mailing address:
RD3
Gore, 9773

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Ashton Street
Gore

Meeting time:
RSA rooms

Hastings branch

Mailing address:
823 Heretaunga Street West
Saint Leonards
Hastings, 4120

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Hastings Service Centre
823 Heretaunga Street West
Hastings

Meeting time:
9.30am, 2nd Monday of each month

Hawarden Waikari Branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 14
Hawarden
North Canterbury, 7348

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Presbyterian Hall
Hawarden

Meeting time:
1.30pm, fourth Monday of the month, bimonthly

Hawera branch

Mailing address:
297 South Road
Hawera, 4610

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Methodist Church Hall

Meeting time:
1:30pm, 3rd Tuesday of the month

Hibiscus Coast branch

Mailing address:
44 Blue Heron Rise
Stanmore Bay
Whangaparaoa, 0932

Hilcrest branch

Mailing address:
19 Berkley Avenue
Silverdale
Hamilton, 3216

Hokitika branch

Mailing address:
34 Alpine View
Hokitika, 7810

Meeting details

Meeting address:
St Andrews Church lounge
Fitzherbert Street
Hokitika

Meeting time:
5.30pm, third Wednesday of the month (subject to c

Huntly branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 135
Huntly, 3740

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Huntly Red Cross Hall
Hakanoa St
Huntly

Meeting time:
3rd Tuesday of Month 10 am

Inglewood branch

Mailing address:
10 Koromiko Street
Inglewood, 4330

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Rooms
Inglewood

Meeting time:
1:30pm, 3rd Wednesday of the month

Kaiapoi branch

Mailing address:
3 Peak Crescent
Silverstream
Kaiapoi, 7630

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Kaiapoi Club
Raven Quay
Kaiapoi, 7630

Meeting time:
1.30pm, 1st Monday of the month

Kaikoura branch

Mailing address:
47A Churchill Street
Kaikoura, 8002

Kaitaia branch

Mailing address:
6 Farrimond Place
Kaitaia, 0410

Kaiwaka branch

Mailing address:
13 Norwich Crescent
Tamatea
Napier, 4112

Kamo branch

Mailing address:
28/B Heretaunga St
Tikipunga
Whangarei, 0112

Kapiti Coast branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 290
Paraparaumu, 5254

Karori Branch

Mailing address:
7 Beauchamp Street
Karori
Wellington, 6012

Katikati branch

Mailing address:
186 Park Road
Katikati, 3129

Kerikeri branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 384
Kerikeri, 0245

Levin branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 161
Levin, 5540

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Hall
524 Queen Street East
Levin

Loburn/Rangiora branch

Mailing address:
54 South Belt
South Belt
Rangiora, 7400

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Members' homes

Meeting time:
2pm, third Wednesday of each month

Lower Hutt branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 31059
Lower Hutt, 5040

Marlborough branch

Mailing address:
33 Redwood Street
Blenheim, 7201

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Rooms
33 Redwood Street
Blenheim

Methven branch

Mailing address:
45 Spaxton Street
Methven, 8353

Morrinsville branch

Mailing address:
20 Linsdale Road
Morrinsville, 3300

Mosgiel branch

Mailing address:
31 York Place
Dunedin, 9016

Mossburn Branch
Motueka branch

Mailing address:
62 Greenwood Street
Motueka, 7120

Mount Somers branch

Mailing address:
Hoods Rd
Mount Somers, 8354

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Mt Somers Hall

Meeting time:
When required

Mt Eden branch

Mailing address:
175 Khyber Pass Road
Grafton
Auckland, 1023

Napier branch

Mailing address:
35 Cadbury Road
Onekawa
Napier, 4110

Meeting details

Meeting address:
35 Cadbury Road
Onekawa
Napier, 4110

Meeting time:
9.30pm, third Monday of each month

Nelson branch

Mailing address:
59 Parkers Road
Tahunanui
Nelson, 7010

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Rooms
59 Parkers Road
Nelson

New Plymouth branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 1002
Taranaki Mail Centre
New Plymouth, 4340

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Taranaki Red Cross Service Centre
116 Gill Street
New Plymouth

Meeting time:
5:30pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month

Otorohanga branch

Mailing address:
35 Harpers Ave
Otorohanga, 3900

Oxford branch

Mailing address:
Burnett Street
Oxford, 7430

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Union Church

Meeting time:
10am, 2nd Monday of the month

Paihia branch

Mailing address:
3 Kennedy Street
Opua
Bay of Islands, 0200

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Paihia Baptist Church 10am

Meeting time:
Second Tuesday of every month

Palmerston North branch

Mailing address:
245 Main Street
Palmerston North, 4410

Papakura and districts branch

Mailing address:
14 Goodwin Drive
Rosehill
Papakura, 2113

Peel Forest Branch

Mailing address:
Postal Centre
Peel Forest
Sth. Canterbury, 7990

Pleasant Point branch

Mailing address:
13 Burgess Street
Pleasant Point, 7903

Putaruru branch

Mailing address:
Deihl Rd
Rd 2
Putaruru, 3482

Rakaia branch

Mailing address:
272 Hardys Road
RD 14
Rakaia, 8355

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Fire Brigade Rooms
Rakaia

Meeting time:
Bimonthly, 3rd Monday of the month at 1.30pm

Rangitikei Branch

Mailing address:
39c Johnson Street, Bulls 4818
Bulls, 4818

Stratford branch

Mailing address:
181 Climie Road
RD 21
Stratford, 4391

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Hall
Reagan Street
Stratford

Meeting time:
1:30pm, 1st Wednesday of each month

Tai Tapu Branch

Mailing address:
Aspen Grange
Ladbrooks RD 2
Christchurch, 8120

Taupō branch

Mailing address:
3/137 Heu Heu Street
Taupō, 3330

Meeting details

Meeting address:
39 AC Baths Ave
Taupō, 3330

Meeting time:
10.30am, first Monday bi-monthly

Tauranga branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 3064
Tauranga, 3142

Tawera branch

Mailing address:
Tramway Road
Springfield, 8170

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Springfield Hall or Sheffield Church Hall

Meeting time:
4th Tuesday of each month, 2.00pm

Te Aroha branch

Mailing address:
57 Rata Street
Te Aroha, 3320

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Future Te Aroha

Meeting time:
1.30pm, 1st Friday every month

Te Kuiti branch

Mailing address:
2 Wesley Avenue
Te Kuiti, 3910

Te Puke branch

Mailing address:
19 Randall Place
Te Puke, 3119

Timaru Area branch

Mailing address:
1 Lisava Avenue
Timaru, 8601

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Hall
Bank Street
Timaru, 8601

Meeting time:
Monthly, 2nd Monday at 2pm

Upper Hutt Branch

Mailing address:
18 Princes Street
Upper Hutt

Meeting details

Meeting address:
18 Princes Street
Upper Hutt

Meeting time:
2nd Tuesday of month at 1.30 pm

Waiheke branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 514
Waiheke Island, 1840

Waiheke Branch
Waikaia branch

Mailing address:
Glengarry Road
Waikaia, 9778

Waimate branch

Mailing address:
2 Pitman Place
Waimate, 8791

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Members' homes

Meeting time:
Monthly, Saturday at 1.30pm

Wairarapa Branch
Waitahuna branch

Mailing address:
36 York Place
Dunedin, 9016

Waitara branch

Mailing address:
1 Makere Street
Waitara, 4320

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Red Cross Rooms
Waitara

Meeting time:
1:30pm, 2nd Thursday each month

Waitoa branch

Mailing address:
104 Russell Road
Huntly, 3700

Wanganui branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 7069
Wanganui, 4541

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Wanganui Branch and Service Centre
110 Guyton Street
Wanganui

Warkworth branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 66
Warkworth, 0941

Wellington Branch

Mailing address:
69 Molesworth St
Wellington, 6144

Whangarei branch

Mailing address:
PO Box 1298
Whangarei, 0140

Groups

Akaroa Group
Amberley Group
Auckland University group

Mailing address:
34c Kewa Rd
Albany
AUCKLAND

Carterton Group
Chartwell group

Mailing address:
11 Millbrook Place
Chedworth
HAMILTON 3210

Cheviot Parnassus Group
Dargaville group

Mailing address:
48 Victoria Street
Dargaville, 0310

East Harbour group

Mailing address:
17 Waitohu Road
York Bay, Eastbourne
Lower Hutt 5013

Ellesmere group

Mailing address:
Brookside
RD 2
Leeston 8151

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Combined Church Hall
High St
Leeston

Meeting time:
2nd Monday Bi- monthly 2pm

Featherston Group
Gisborne group

Mailing address:
PO Box 665
Gisborne 4040

Greytown Group
Halkett group

Mailing address:
Halkett
RD 1
Christchurch 8021

Hamilton knitters group

Mailing address:
Unit 2 Wesley Court
Bettina Road, Fairfield
HAMILTON 3214

Hamilton meals on wheels group

Mailing address:
92 Wellington St
HAMILTON 3216

Hikurangi group

Mailing address:
43 King St
Hikurangi 0114

Martinborough group

Mailing address:
42 Cambridge Street
Martinborough, 5711

Masterton Group
Matamata hospital transport group

Mailing address:
PO Box 9014
Hamilton 3240

Mayfield Group
Milton group

Mailing address:
33 York Place
Dunedin

North Dunedin Group
Northcote group

Mailing address:
160 Green Rd
Dairy Flat R D 2
ALBANY 0792

Oamaru Group

Mailing address:
31 York Place
Dunedin, 9016

Omihi/Scargill-Montunau Group

Mailing address:
87 Burrows Road
RD 3 Omihi
Amberley, 8251

Meeting details

Meeting address:
Local cafes and wineries

Meeting time:
4 times a year at 11am

Papanui Knitting Group
Picton group

Mailing address:
PO Box 82
PICTON 7250

Plimmerton group

Mailing address:
42 Moana Road
Plimmerton
Porirua 5026

Dunedin
Canterbury
Remuera group

Mailing address:
38 Elsmore Crescent
Pakuranga Park Retirement Village
Manukau 2010

Reporoa Shop Group

Mailing address:
214 Plateau Rd
RD1
Reporoa, 3081

Reporoa shop group

Mailing address:
Broadlands Rd
Reporoa Village
Waikato

Richmond group

Mailing address:
44 Kihilla Road
Richmond
Nelson 7020

Rolleston Group
Rotorua group

Mailing address:
PO Box 69
Rotorua 3040

Shakthi seniors group

Mailing address:
5 Banshira Close
Howick
Auckland

Te Awamutu group

Mailing address:
974/1 Bank Street
Te Awamutu 3800

Tokoroa meals on wheels group

Mailing address:
PO Box 59
TOKOROA 3444

Turangi group

Mailing address:
25 Omori Rd
RD 1
Turangi, 2751

(University of Canterbury)
Whangarei hospital support group

Mailing address:
c/- Whangarei Service Centre
PO Box 1298
WHANGAREI 0140

Whangarei refugee knitters group

Mailing address:
Unit 1
4 Carr Street
KAMO 0112

Whangarei shop group

Mailing address:
PO Box 1298
WHANGAREI 0140