INTERNATIONAL TECH SUPPLIER CHOOSES RANGIORA

 

From their Rangiora base Go Wireless NZ supply networking equipment to companies and individuals across New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. The company’s catalogue of products includes high-powered outdoor access points, VOIP phones and routers. 

Discover why owner Dale Roberts chose Rangiora >>


FEEDING THE DEMAND

It took Tim and Genevieve Sinnott just seven months to find premises, do a fit-out and open up the Rangiora franchise of Winnie Bagoes. It’s been busy every night since they opened the doors.  

Read Tim & Genevieve's success story here >>

 

 


AN EDUCATION IN BUSINESS

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Tucked away in rural Fernside, The Learning Staircase is doing business with the world and going from strength to strength with their unique literacy and language programme, STEPS.

Find out why North Canterbury works best for owners Ros & Mike Lugg >>


 

STOCKING NEW ZEALAND FROM SWANNANOA

Gourmet stock and glaze manufacturer Foundation Foods provide their nutritious, wholesome, North Canterbury made products to restaurants and supermarkets throughout New Zealand. Next stop: export. 

Read Mike & Victoria's Swannanoa story here >>

 


FOR THE LOVE OF COFFEE

 

From a little corner of Northern Peru to a little corner of North Canterbury, Three Llamas Gourmet Coffee is all about the love of coffee. The company roasts, sells and supplies their specialty grade coffee from its premises in Woodend. 

Find out what swayed Richard & Cecilia's decision to set up in Woodend >>

 


BIG BUSINESS KEEPS IT LOCAL

They might operate the largest PAK'nSAVE supermarket in the South Island, but James and Catherine Flanagan are committed to living in, working in and supporting their local Rangiora community. 

So what's it like doing big business in Rangiora? >>

 


THE BEAUTY OF BUSINESS IN OXFORD

 

Stephanie Evans has been formulating and manufacturing her natural Oasis Beauty skincare products from North Canterbury for the past 15 years and she wouldn't choose to do it anywhere else. "The essence of Oasis Beauty is about Oxford,” she says.

Discover what Stephanie loves about operating from Oxford >> 


NEW BUSINESS OWNERS ON A ROLL

When a local Pita Pit franchise became available, everything fell into place for first-time business owners Gemma Hazeldine and Matt Etheredge. And everything - from business development to staff recruitment and customer attraction - has been rolling along perfectly ever since. 

Find out why Rangiora works so well for Matt & Gemma >>


ALL THE CRAZE IN KAIAPOI

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Sherie McKinlay knows a great opportunity when she sees it, and now - three years after setting up on her own in Kaiapoi - her fashion boutique, Craze, is a hot spot with fashion-loving locals and Christchurch residents alike. 

Check out Sherie's business success story >>


 

LOCAL PROJECTS APLENTY

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North Canterbury mainstay, The Project Group Ltd, says it's boom time in Rangiora and they're relishing the opportunity to do business and forge new relationships with locals.

Find out why The Project Group loves local business >>


 

COMMUNITY IS KEY FOR LOCAL LAW FIRM

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Community relationships and a bit of 'old-fashioned marketing' are at the heart of Rangiora-based law firm Saunders Robinson Brown.

Learn how Saunders Robinson Brown masters small-town business >>


DIVERSE MARKETS FOR FARM EXPERIENCE

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Starting out as a local mums-and-bubs attraction, Wee Dram Farm Park is now a hit with international visitors and groups.

Discover how Wee Dram Farm Park expanded their customer base >>


30 YEARS OF COMMUNITY WELLBEING

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It's been 30 years since Community Wellbeing North Canterbury Trust started out as a single community worker. Now they're winning awards and providing support services across the District. 

Find out how the Trust supports the North Canterbury community >>