New Zealand is now at Alert Level 1.
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ChristchurchNZ Information for Businesses
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Hotel Accommodation Status
Information on other types of accommodation in Christchurch and accommodation in wider Canterbury is available on request.
This week’s retail report is of interest as it covers the first week that is fully within alert level two, since leaving alert level three.
Compared to previous week, retail spending volumes were up 25.8 percentage points for the week ending 17 May 2020.
We are doubling down on efforts to encourage residents to support local businesses, and Kiwis to explore Canterbury and the surrounding area…
Retail spending in Greater Christchurch increased by 10 percentage points in the first week of Alert Level 3.
Spending in Christchurch’s central city core was down 24 per cent to $15m in March 2020, compared to the same month last year.
Retail spending in Greater Christchurch grinds to halt thanks to COVID-19. Find out which sectors are facing the biggest challenges.
Over 81 per cent of respondents to a recent survey of Canterbury businesses are reporting significant financial impacts from COVID-19.
Canterbury's manufacturing industry worth $4.1 billion and providing 36,000 jobs is under strain due to COVID-19.
Canterbury's construction industry worth $304m a month and supporting nearly 30,000 jobs is badly under strain due to COVID-19.
ChristchurchNZ is funding a new Business Support Subsidy package worth $200,000 to help Christchurch businesses impacted by COVID-19.