Christchurch is a place of transformation – where change and innovation have been embraced, creating a strong economy, a vibrant place to visit and an exceptional place to live.
At ChristchurchNZ we provide the vision and leadership to attract events, visitors, businesses, talent, students, investors and entrepreneurs to our city of opportunity.
Christchurch is the gateway to the South Island. The city draws thousands of people every year with a host of events and attractions. In Canterbury you can ski, bungy jump, hike, mountain bike, raft, surf, swim, play golf, visit marine life, visit wineries and gardens, shop, be entertained and enjoy so much more, all within two hours of Christchurch.
Small and smart, Christchurch is planned with meetings in mind. You will discover award winning architecture, inspiring public art, restored heritage venues and brand new meeting spaces set amongst a buzzing cosmopolitan city and beautiful parks and gardens.
Home to a large community of agile, high-growth startups alongside innovative globally-competitive businesses Christchurch is the perfect city to launch your business idea, expand your operations or continue your successful career.
A strong economy, high employment and a focus on innovation, Christchurch boasts a wealth of opportunities across a huge range of sectors.
With a reputation for providing high quality education, Christchurch is an inspiring place to study. The city is home to some of New Zealand’s most renowned public and private schools and tertiary institutions including the University of Canterbury, Lincoln University and Ara Institute of Canterbury.