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ChristchurchNZ

ChristchurchNZ is the city’s economic development and city profile agency charged with igniting bold ambition, excitement, connecting changemakers, stimulating economic activity and attracting visitors to Ōtautahi Christchurch.

To fulfil our mission of igniting bold ambition in our city and region, we provide targeted initiatives to support innovation and business growth while promoting our city nationally and internationally. We aim to ensure its reputation grows as a vibrant and exciting city surrounded by mountains and beaches - a place where our people experiment and test new ideas and innovate in business, technology and society.

ChristchurchNZ has an independent board, monitored by the Council’s Finance and Performance Committee.  Board members are:

  • Dr Therese Arseneau (Chair)
  • Dr Grant Ryan
  • Louise Edwards
  • Dave Hawkey
  • Cr Tim Scandrett 
  • Cr Andrew Turner 
  • Kaila Colbin
  • Laura Meriluoto

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    • PO Box 2962, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    • +64 3 379 9629
    • Toll free (NZ only): 0800 4 BEST DEALS (0800 4 237 83)
    • info@christchurchnz.com