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Strategies & Publications

ChristchurchNZ is the sustainable economic development and city profile agency for Ōtautahi Christchurch.  See below for ChristchurchNZ’s strategy and business engagement documents, as well as regular economic reports.

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Our Economic Ambition

Ōtautahi Christchurch is ambitious. We want to grow our economy in ways that are good for business, people and the planet.

Read Our Economic Ambition

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Economic Insights

Through regular publications and live monitoring of the Christchurch and Canterbury economy, ChristchurchNZ provides guidance and direction to ensure sustained prosperity for those that call this place home.

Explore Our Economic Insights

ChristchurchNZ - Our Statement Of Intent

The ChristchurchNZ Statement of Intent sets out the focus and priorities for our organisation over the next three years.  

Christchurch Aerospace Sector Plan

The five-year plan sets out nine goals and associated actions for the city’s aerospace sector, based around four themes:

  • Knowledge sharing
  • Innovation and test-bed capabilities
  • Pathways to attract and expand businesses
  • Education and training

A City Of Opportunity

Ōtautahi Christchurch embraces change and innovation, creating a strong economy and a vibrant place to live. Home to a wealth of employment opportunities and a thriving start-up ecosystem, Christchurch also offers an exceptional quality of life.

The city boasts an abundance of recreational activities, world-class hospitality, retail and healthcare, and first-rate educational facilities. An attainable housing market  at the heart of the South Island, with some of the world's most stunning scenery on the city's doorstep.

Innovation In Canterbury

Exploring ways to commercialise the high-level of innovation in Canterbury. With input from 50 people who work in the innovation sector in Canterbury, in New Zealand and around the world, this research describes how the region can realise greater economic value from innovation. It identifies what we are doing now to foster, grow and strengthen local innovation.

ChristchurchNZ Annual Report 2023

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Media Enquiries

Please contact the following email address for all media enquiries.

Media Enquiries