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, Delete Tablenetworking 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.

TV series profiling North Canterbury

 Going North, CTV 
Going North is a twelve week primetime show produced by CTV. It’s a show about your region.

Going North has profiled the North Canterbury Business Awards, several North Canterbury Businesses and ENC. They interview a number of businesses throughout the entire series, so we encourage you to have a look

North Canterbury Business Awards Winners 2014

Congratulations to The Learning Staircase on being the Supreme Business Award Winner for 2014 and huge congratulations to all the winners, runner ups and entrants. The full list of winners is now available but check back early next week for more details and who are the runners up.

Latest Infometric and CAM Reports

Current Local Business Confidence

The latest Infometrics for the Waimakariri economy is available with several key points highlighted while the Hurunui District Council has now formally adopted its Annual Plan (July 2013 - June 2014)

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

Recently ENC sought the views of a range of businesses in North Canterbury on the economic situation they face.

Please read the full update prepared by Heike Lulay, the Senior Policy Analyst at the Waimakariri District Council.

For your interest past surveys are also available

Waimakariri Visitor Market Research

Enterprise North Canterbury (which operates Visit Waimakariri) and the Waimakariri District Council jointly funded research into the domestic day and overnight markets to North Canterbury. Over 400 Christchurch residents were surveyed, including a group of migrants.

This research will enable Visit Waimakariri to formulate a visitor strategy going forward and identify gaps in our promotion and target markets. Download a copy of the Research.

 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: -

 Emergency Management Consulting
Emergency Management Consulting

Emergency Management Consulting Ltd offer experienced consultants who will provide customised comprehensive Business Strategic Management Programs

More information on Emergency Management Consulting >>

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

Rangiora Gift Voucher

 Rangiora Retailers Gift Voucher
ENC encourages people to shop local with the Rangiora Gift Voucher. Purchase gift vouchers from the Service Desk at Rangiora New World and redeem the voucher at any of the 60+ participating businesses in Rangiora.