Welcome to the Home of Christchurch Memorial Returned and Services Association

The Christchurch Memorial Returned and Services Association was originally formed in Christchurch as ‘The Returned Soldiers Club’ on 14 December 1915 by the first wounded Veterans returning home from Gallipoli and the other battlefields of World War 1. It is the first and oldest RSA in New Zealand and as such it is the parent of the RNZRSA movement in New Zealand.

The RSA is located its original site at 74 Armagh St in the Central City.

 The Mission of the Christchurch Memorial RSA is to;

Create an RSA motivated by compassioncourage and comittment to the Advocacy and Support of former and serving personnel and their families during reintergration into civilliam life and beyond.


RSA Administration and Support Office Hours:

We are now closed until the 18th January 2021

We wish all our Members a Merry Christmas and Happy and Prosperous New Year

You can contact us in an emergency on:


Or Office@christchurchrsa.org.nz

If you have an issue concerning welfare or support please contact our Support Advisor 

Tau Sheehan:   027 211 0886