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Ōtautahi Christchurch Recovery Plan

The Ōtautahi Christchurch Recovery Plan sets out the framework for organising our collective efforts and delivering actions to make sure our city’s economic and social recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is deliberate, strong and fair.

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About the Ōtautahi Christchurch Recovery Plan

Find out the actions taken, initial responses, current workstreams and how to track the progress of key indicators.

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Socio-Economic Wellbeing Dashboard

Keep tabs on how the recovery is tracking against key performance indicators and comparisons with national data.

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Key Immediate Support Measures

Some of the key immediate business support measures are outlined below.

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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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Canterbury Economic Activity Index

The Canterbury Economic Activity Index measures regional economic activity.

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Business Mentors NZ

Business Mentors NZ

ChristchurchNZ is the Canterbury agency for Business Mentors NZ offering customised mentoring support.

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Tourism Communities Initiatives

Targeted government support is available to tourism businesses in five communities most affected by the loss of international tourism.

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COVID-19: Support for Jobseekers & Impacted Workers

COVID-19 has impacted everyone, and many of us need to reconsider our work and career. Support is available to help you and your whanau make a change. Here are some useful resources - whether you are looking for work or to upskill or retrain into a new area.

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COVID-19 Economic Recovery Articles

For COVID-19 related enquiries

ChristchurchNZ Contacts

Media enquiries regarding COVID-19
Business enquiries regarding COVID-19
ChristchurchNZ Business Team
Tourism Business enquiries regarding COVID-19
James Brickland - ChristchurchNZ Trade Partnerships Executive
International Education enquiries regarding COVID-19
Stefi Porter - ChristchurchNZ International Education Partnerships Manager
Screen enquiries regarding COVID-19
Bree Loverich - Screen CanterburyNZ Manager