Canterbury Is Leading The Way
As New Zealand’s largest agricultural region, Canterbury contributes one-fifth of the national agricultural GDP. From meat and dairy to plant-based products and wine, Canterbury has a diverse array of offerings and opportunities.
The region’s food, fibre and agritech sector has a depth of manufacturing experience and a strong commitment to sustainability, innovation, and creating new high-value products with a focus on regenerative processes and innovations solutions to help meet the challenges posed by climate change.
Uncover a vibrant ecosystem fostering breakthroughs in research, development, entrepreneurship, investment and commercialisation.
Welcome To Our Thriving Ecosystem
Navigate Canterbury’s food, fibre and agritech sector with our ecosystem map. From innovators to investors, find the organisations you need to connect with and map your pathway to success.
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ChristchurchNZ’s business and investment team are a knowledgeable mix of professional, strategic thinkers with diverse skill sets. They love identifying opportunities and building relationships to make positive, impactful outcomes for both stakeholders and the city of Ōtautahi.
Hamish’s career has been focused on commercialisation and getting innovation, research, and development into the marketplace. At ChristchurchNZ he leads the Food Fibre and Agritech cluster connecting companies, people and teams to inspire focus and growth. Hamish brings strong communication skills to his role and especially enjoys working with market focussed professionals, technicians, engineers and scientists.