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Ōtautahi Christchurch

Basecamp for Exploration

At the heart of Waitaha Canterbury, we are your basecamp for exploration. Refreshed, renewed and unexpected. If it’s your first time here, or you haven’t been for a while, prepare to be surprised. 


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Explore the Opportunity

With burgeoning Hi-Tech, Future Food, Health Tech and Aerospace/Future Transport sectors, Christchurch is at the forefront of innovation. Ōtautahi Christchurch delivers big city opportunities with the perfect work-life balance. Go on. Explore. We are your business opportunity.

Hero Christchurch Business Supernode Health Tech

Our Global Growth Opportunity: Supernodes

Christchurch's global growth industries, Supernodes, are leading the way in health tech, future transport, food, fibre and agritech, and hi-tech solutions. Supported by progressive eco-systems connecting talent, enterprise, education and government, Supernodes are creating a better future for all.

Explore Our Supernodes

Film Locations and Antarctic Connections

Screen Canterbury Aoraki Hooker Valley

A world of unique locations

Screen CanterburyNZ

Explore our world of film, all within close proximity to Ōtautahi Christchurch. Screen CanterburyNZ welcomes all filmmakers, story-tellers and content generators, to the most accessible and diverse film location in the world - all within an hour of our international airport and New Zealand’s newest and second largest city - the Garden City of Christchurch.
Antarctic C17 at Phoenix Air Field

Gateway to Antarctica

Christchurch Antarctic Office

Ōtautahi Christchurch is proud to be an Antarctic Gateway City, one of only five in the world. The Christchurch Antarctic Office co-ordinates the opportunities presented by Christchurch’s Antarctic Gateway status and to explore our historic and modern connections with the icy continent.

Igniting Bold Ambition for Ōtautahi Christchurch