Business in North Canterbury

Enterprise North Canterbury (ENC) is the economic development agency for North Canterbury. ENC works alongside businesses and people to develop an innovative and prosperous region. We offer training, networking functions, free assessments of business skills, job search and often have several specific on going projects dealing with broadband, agribusiness, district promotions and much more.

ENC Networking Function – sponsored by ANZ

Patoa Farms - South Island Farmer of the Year

The first networking function of 2015 will be held on Thursday 12 March 2015 in the Waipara region and is sponsored by ANZ Bank.

There will two guest speakers; Stephen Caunter from ANZ Bank and a speaker from Immigration New Zealand.

Find out more about this function and other ENC networking events.

 Patoa Farm, South Island Farmer of the Year award

ENC would like to congratulate Patoa Farms for winning the South Island Farmer of the Year award.

In our dealings with Patoa we have found them to be very professional.

They won the Exceptional Employer award at the North Canterbury Business Awards back in 2010 and are going from strength to strength.

Farmers Progessing

Artistic Impressions have been released of the new Farmers building for Rangiora.

 Credits as follows: 
Project Manager: Project Economics 
Architect: Ignite Architects Ltd 
Consultant Engineers: BECA 
Resource Consent Planner: Town Planning Group 
  
Note that all images are artistic impressions only and subject to design modifications during detailed design stage 
 Credits as follows: 
Project Manager: Project Economics 
Architect: Ignite Architects Ltd 
Consultant Engineers: BECA 
Resource Consent Planner: Town Planning Group 
  
Note that all images are artistic impressions only and subject to design modifications during detailed design stage 
 

Project Manager: Project Economics
Architect: Ignite Architects Ltd
Consultant Engineers: BECA
Resource Consent Planner: Town Planning Group
 
Note that all images are artistic impressions only and subject to design modifications during detailed design stage.

Ravenswood Village Developement For Sale

 Ravenswood Village Logo 
Infinity Investment have announced they are to refocus its business on the Central Otago region whichs means that they are currently in the process of putting Ravenswood Village Development on the market. Read the full press release >>

Latest Infometric and CAM Reports

Current Local Business Confidence

The latest Infometrics for the Waimakariri economy is available with several key points highlighted.

The latest Commerical Accommodation Monitor (CAM) report is also available for both districts.

In November ENC sought the views of a range of businesses in North Canterbury on the economic & labour market situation.

Please read the update prepared by ENC and BDM.

For your interest past surveys are also available

Business Attraction - Where Business Belongs

The Town Centres of Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Woodend, Pegasus Town and Oxford have had town centre strategies adopted that set out the vision, key themes and specific strategy actions.

ENC has also developed a helpful guide for businesses considering the Waimakariri as an option - Where Business Belongs can be downloaded or contact us to post you a copy.

ENC Business Partners

ENC has developed a Business Partnership with Business Service Providers who are offering their skills and expertise to those in North Canterbury. Currently we are featuring the following trusted partners: -

Heartland Bank

Heartland Bank is proud to be 100% New Zealand controlled, operated and managed. When you invest with us your deposit helps fund small-to-medium sized businesses, farms and families in your region.

More information on Heartland Bank >>

 Netright, Rangiora, New Canterbury  Netright

At NetRight, we offer a personal and professional service when it comes to both website and e-commerce solutions and cloud computing solutions and consultancy services.

More information on Netright >>

 The Marketing Company 
The Marketing Company

The Marketing Company is New Zealand’s leading specialist sales and marketing training company. We have trained over 5000 businesses, in over 10 countries.

More information on The Marketing Company >>

Find out about the benefits and how to join ENC's Business Partnership >>