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Living in Christchurch

Explore life as a resident

Ōtautahi Christchurch is a modern-day basecamp for exploration, a place of great growth and opportunity.

Those that call this city home enjoy an accessible housing market, ample job opportunities and the great outdoors on their doorstep.

It's time to explore our unrivalled work-life balance.

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Your Guide to the Christchurch CBD

With new and exciting places to uncover, Ōtautahi Christchurch is your surprising urban centre. Fresh and funky, new and eclectic, our CBD is ripe for retail exploration.

Explore the city centre
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A diverse outdoor landscape

Discover the unique urban and outdoor features of Ōtautahi Christchurch, with accessible hills and coastlines, parks and open spaces.

Explore our city surrounds

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Business

Ōtautahi Christchurch is a city of opportunity where people challenge the status quo. If you're after big city opportunity with an ideal work-life balance, there’s nowhere quite like Ōtautahi Christchurch.
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Explore Christchurch & Canterbury

Discover the best of Ōtautahi Christchurch and Waitaha Canterbury, your playground of urban laneways, accessible hills and mountains, and a diverse region of adventures.

Dig Deep into Economics and Insights

Check out the latest economic reports, business publications, and city financial analysis.