Op Shops


SPCA Canterbury OpShops

*New as of 11/13*

Location: 656 Ferry Road, Woolston

Hours: Open Mon to Sat, 10am to 4pm

Location: 25-33 Shands Road, Hornby

Hours: Open Mon to Fri, 10am to 4pm and Sun, 10am – 2pm

Website (& Phone info): http://www.spcacanterbury.org.nz/what-we-do/opshops/

Both stores offer fantastic deals on quality second hand items including; clothing & shoes (adults/children/babies), toys, books, DVD’s, glassware, bedding/linen, towels, bric-a-brac and much more. No furniture or electrical goods. ALL proceeds go towards SPCA Canterbury – helping rescue, rehabilitate and rehome animals in need.


Salvation Army

Complete store list: http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/centres/nz/canterbury/

Some of my favorite locations, though…

Salvation Army: 300  Lincoln Road, Addington Mall, Addington
Phone: (03) 338 5155

Salvation Army Furniture Store: 62 Poulson Street, Addington
Phone: (03) 338 5154

Salvation Army: 250 Colombo Street, Christchurch
Phone: (03) 337 2843

  • Opening Hours
    Mon – Thurs: 10am – 3pm
    Fri: 10am – 5.30pm
    Sat: 10.00am – 3.00pm

Salvation Army: 177 Linwood Ave, Linwood
They are currently set up in their garage and are in process of establishing a temporary container shop at that same site. They are currently open 9:30-3:30 Monday to Friday. A very dedicated bunch!


The City Mission

Find locations, phone numbers and hours online: http://www.citymission.org.nz/contact-details/clothing-furniture-stores/

The shop on Clyde Road sells 4 items of children’s clothing for $1 (under 10 yrs) and 4 items for $2 for above 10 yrs.

The Eco Shop

Location: 191 Blenheim Road, Riccarton, Christchurch

Phone: 03 381 6495

Hours: EcoShop is open 7 days a week from 9am until 5pm

Website: http://www.ecocentral.co.nz/services/ecoshop

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheEcoShop

Contact Email: info@ecocentral.co.nz



All shops: 7 days, Monday-Sat 9-5pm, Sun/holidays 10am-4pm


472 Cranford Street // Phone: 03 354 6296 // Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 9-5 pm and Sunday 10-4 pm

39 Battersea Street, Sydenham

52 New Brighton Road, New Brighton (entry off Hawke Street)

94 Shands Road, Hornby


Tasman Traders

Location: 61 Montreal Street, Sydenham (On Montreal Street south of Moorhouse Avenue between Kent Street and Burke Street)

Phone: 03 365 0480

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm and Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm


Sumner Time and Time again

Location: Sumner Mall

Phone: 03 326 7246

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 10 – 5pm and Saturday 10.30 – 4pm


Lasting Labels

Location: 16B Harewood Road, Papanui

Phone: 03 385 1548

Hours: Monday-Friday 10-5.30 pm and Saturday 10-1.00 pm


Make Me New

Location: 356B Main North Rd, Redwood

Phone: 03 390 1050

Hours: Mon 10.00am – 3.00pm; Tues – Fri 10.00am – 4.30pm; Sat 10.00am – 3.00pm

Website: www.makemenew.co.nz – also find them on Facebook and Instagram

Still specialising in quality clothes, shoes, handbags, jewellery and accessories for all the family.


Lyttelton Weekly Garage Sale

Location: At the portal 54 Oxford Street, Lyttelton

Website: http://www.lyttelton.net.nz/garage-sales

Hours: Saturday 10-1pm and Thursday 12-4pm

Info: Each week a garage sale runs on Saturday 10-1pm and Thursday 12-4pm. The proceeds go to local community groups and the garage is always heaving with donations – clothing, baby and kids stuff, books, games, furniture and more.


Know of a great Op Shop in Christchurch? Want to pass it on to others? Send an email (christchurchmums AT gmail DOT com) with the info! Thanks!