Your 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.
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.
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.
A Destination for Meetings or Study
Planned with Meetings in Mind
Our Convention Bureau
Explore a New Path
Studying in Christchurch
Here in Christchurch we can jump in the car and be at the beach in 20 minutes, up the Port Hills in seven, or drive an hour and be in the middle of the Banks Peninsula.Anton Matthews, FUSH
We’ve got great graduates coming out from computer science and engineering programmes, the airport has international links, and the reality is that being physically closer doesn’t make that much difference anymore.Reuben Bijl, Smudge
Our city is an ideal technology test bed for atmospheric and terrestrial projects. Christchurch's aerospace ecosystem is building momentum and projects are starting to flourish. Christchurch is a gateway to the Antarctic and soon will be a gateway to space.Mark Rocket, Kea Aerospace
Film Locations and Antarctic Connections
A world of unique locations
Gateway to Antarctica
Christchurch Antarctic Office
Igniting Bold Ambition for Ōtautahi Christchurch
Passenger trials of a self-flying, all-electric air taxi, called Cora will be trialled in Canterbury according to a recent announcement by M…
Ōtautahi Christchurch to host 2021 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup final
Celebrate the Year of the Golden Rat in Ōtautahi, Christchurch!
We’re excited to see you, but we have to warn you of the busy year you have ahead. It’s shaping up to be a watershed year for Ōtautahi Chri…
With less than a year until its 2020 launch, Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is ending 2019 on a high. Te Pae has over 50 confirmed ev…
Christchurch and Canterbury economic growth remains stable, within the context of softening economic conditions nationally, according to Chr…
Ōtautahi Christchurch’s ability to attract and retain people, business and investment is partly dependent on city perception. The latest res…
On behalf of the city of Ōtautahi Christchurch, ChristchurchNZ is pleased to announce a joint Australia-New Zealand bid for the FIFA Women’s…
A new Hotel Precinct next to Te Pae is set to broaden the appeal of the new convention centre. The precinct will be developed sites between …
Hotel rooms and city streets across Ōtautahi Christchurch are being filled with visitors during the shoulder and low season thanks to a new …