Location and local amenities

Home Accommodation Location and local amenities

The houses are situated directly across the road from Christchurch Hospital, and are on the corner of Cambridge Terrace and Cashel Street. They are near many amenities including the museum, botanical gardens, Antigua Boatsheds cafe and punting on the park and city centre.

ATM Machine

The closest ATM cashflow machine is across the road on the ground floor of Christchurch Hospital.

Doctors Surgery (for family not under hospital care)

Doctors on Cashel  (DOC) Medical Centre 7 Cashel Street - across the road from Ranui House.
Phone 366-2578  Hours 8am - 6pm, Monday - Friday


Parkside Pharmacy is located by the main entrance on the ground floor of Christchurch Hospital across the road from Ranui House.
Phone 374-9516  Hours 8am - 6pm Monday - Friday.

Emergency Pharmacy

Urgent Pharmacy (Chch) Ltd  Phone 366-4439      cnr Bealey Ave & Colombo Street.
Hours 6.00pm  - 11.00pm Monday - Friday,
            9.00am - 11.00pm Saturday Sunday & Public Holidays

After Hours & Emergency Surgery

Pegasus Health 24 Hour Surgery     cnr Bealey Ave & Colombo Street. 
Phone 365-7777.

Primary Schools

There are several options for schooling within close proximity of Ranui House and the Hospital.
St Michaels School and Cathedral Grammar are both within walking distance of Ranui House.
This can be arranged through your hospital social worker.  Phone 3640-420.


New World Supermarket situated in the South City Shopping Centre access is off Durham or Colombo Streets.
Pak 'N' Save, 297 Moorhouse Avenue, central city.  Phone 377-1000
Pak 'N' Save, Westfield Shopping Centre, 129 Riccarton Road, Riccarton.  Phone 348-9727

Countdown, 347 Moorhouse Ave.  Phone 365 0276

Post Service

Post Boxes are located in the ground floor of Christchurch Hospital.
The central NZ Post Office is on Cashel Street within five minutes walk of Ranui.
The South City Shopping Centre has a NZ Post outlet.
Mail is delivered to Ranui on a daily basis.


The Great Escape Cafe is located on the first floor of Christchurch Hospital.
The Boatshed Cafe across the road has meals, milk, newspaper, ice creams, sandwichs, muffins etc.
YMCA Cafe within 100 metres of Ranui on Rolleston Avenue.
Pegasus Arms Bistro 5 minutes walk across the footbridge on Oxford Terrace.

The Museum 

This is within 100 metres from Ranui House on Rolleston Avenue.


Hoyts is at Westfield Riccarton and Northlands and Readings Theatre at the Palms.


Rehua Marae, 79 Springfield Road, Christchurch  Phone:355-5615


Blue Star Taxis    Phone 379-9799 or 0800 3799 799
First Direct Taxis Phone 377-5555
Gold Band Taxis  Phone 3795-795 or 0800 3795 795

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