Igniting Bold Ambition
ChristchurchNZ is the city’s sustainable economic development and city profile agency. Our purpose is to stimulate sustainable economic growth for a more prosperous Christchurch.
We work to a mission of igniting bold ambition for our city.
Our core priorities are to grow jobs, improve the economic, social and environmental competitiveness of Christchurch businesses, and promote Christchurch nationally and globally to people who want to do business, invest, study and live in our incredible city.
We also enable and deliver urban development projects and activities that support the economic prosperity of Christchurch.
We work domestically and internationally to enhance our city’s strong reputation as a basecamp for exploration and innovation.
We bring together partnerships to deliver multi-generational community benefit. These partnerships across business, community, iwi and government (local and central) and are informed by evidence-based economic insights.
We do this through funding from Christchurch City Council and a wide range of external partners and sponsors.
Strategy, Publications & Economic Insights
Explore our Strategies, Publications and our latest Economic Insights.
News & Resources
Find the latest news, assets, tourism business partner & major event fund information.
Ōtautahi Christchurch is set to host the Black Ferns in their first test match in the city since 2017.
ChristchurchNZ are thrilled to confirm Ōtautahi Christchurch has been included in TIME’s 2021 World’s Greatest Places.
The festival is set to light up the streets of central Ōtautahi Christchurch with another action-packed event programme.
25 jobseekers just graduated from the startup-support programme Start Me Up after completing a highly-focused business accelerator.
Musicians from across New Zealand are polishing their brass and marching boots ahead of fierce competition.
Christchurch City Council today (28 June) began work to prepare Lyttelton’s Te Nukutai o Tapoa - Naval Point for SailGP 2022.
A symbol of Ōtautahi Christchurch’s role in the global suffrage movement has taken out the Supreme Award at the Canterbury Heritage Awards.
Established Christchurch developers will start work this year on the Peterborough Central development.
The message behind ChristchurchNZ’s latest campaign for ExploreCHC, the long-term visitation brand for Canterbury and the West Coast.
Lea Tahuhu and Amy Satterthwaite were born and raised in Canterbury and cut their teeth in the local club cricket scene.
Who we are, where we work and how to contact our team.
We have set ambitious 10-year-goals that go beyond the blunt measure of gross domestic product, embracing and exploring a holistic approach to prosperity. We’ve made measurable commitments to environmental improvement, economic inclusion and improved confidence. We are determined to deliver sustainable growth that delivers a better future for Ōtautahi Christchurch and its people.
We have called this set of goals the Christchurch Prosperity Framework and it guides and dictates all our work.
If you have questions about our organisation, please contact us.