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Business Support

All The Ingredients For Success

Ōtautahi Christchurch is the ideal place for start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs, and those looking to shift and expand.

With limited barriers to entry and the perfect eco-system for incubation and growth, there's plenty of affordable space as well as support and infrastructure for more established businesses.

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Regional Business Partners Network

In partnership with Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise North Canterbury and South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce, ChristchurchNZ is also providing COVID-19 response services via the Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network.
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Our Start-Up & Innovation Ecosystem

How to take your business idea to the next level.
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Tourism Communities Initiatives

The Tourism Communities: Support, Recover and Reset Plan is part of MBIE’s recovery support for the tourism industry.
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COVID-19: Business Support Information

For updates on COVID-19 support for businesses, please view our information page.

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Support Specific to Your Needs

Business Mentors NZ

In Start-up Mode?

Are you the next big thing? Christchurch's innovation eco-system has the support and people you need to make your idea or business a thriving reality.
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Ready to Grow?

You’ve proven the idea and ready to scale, or perhaps you're ready to expand or work smarter. Christchurch has the perfect eco-system for growth, with all the connectivity and support your business needs.

Success Stories

See how our local businesses have thrived in Ōtautahi Christchurch. 



Your Gateway To Growth

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Move Your Business To Christchurch

Download a complimentary, comprehensive report on why moving your business to Christchurch is a smart move. You’ll get:

• Insights on Christchurch’s economy and labour market
• Information on the quality, newly built infrastructure
• Information on future developments planned for the city
• Local businesses leaders’ thoughts on what makes Christchurch different

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