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Christchurch Is The City Of Exploration

Bursting with creativity and innovation, constantly looking to rethink the status quo.

New Zealand’s newest city has space to grow, so if you are after big city opportunity coupled with an ideal work-life balance, there’s nowhere quite like Christchurch.

It’s time to explore the opportunity and be part of the future in Christchurch.

  • Solid business growth support & innovation ecosystem.

  • Strong growth in key sectors - agribusiness, health, technology, future transport and aerospace.

  • Large talent pool - new students, graduating from multiple universities and polytechnics.

  • Affordable commercial property - 13% cheaper than Auckland, 17% cheaper than Wellington.

  • 19 minutes average commute time.

  • Modern and sustainable infrastructure.

  • Work/Life balance - 2,143 sunshine hours, 700+ parks and gardens and 14 ski areas close by.

  • 2nd largest city in New Zealand.

  • International connections - 115+ international flights weekly.

Explore The Opportunity | Case Studies

Watch four local businesses share why they choose to explore business in Ōtautahi Christchurch

Why Do Business In Christchurch?

Ōtautahi Christchurch delivers big city opportunities with the perfect work-life balance. Go on. Explore. We are your business opportunity.

Explore the Opportunity

 With burgeoning Hi-Tech, Future Food, Health Tech and Aerospace/Future Transport sectors, Christchurch is at the forefront of innovation.


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