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Promise of fast track to growth – Amplifier programme launched

A variety of promising Canterbury businesses will be selected by the Canterbury Development Corporation for a 12-month “Amplifier” programme to help them grow faster. About 20 businesses in manufacturing, agriculture, technology and international education sectors will be chosen for the free programme which promises access to the right network connections and a defined roadmap to […]

Lincoln University to host agri-business forum

On Wednesday 3 July Lincoln University will be hosting on campus the AgriTech Exec Forum 2013, an intense, one-day, case study-based programme of learning where participants are immersed in debates about what defines success and failure for real New Zealand agri-tech firms going global, enriched by facilitated, roundtable discussions with business peers. The forum is […]

About CDC

CDC’s role is to support, encourage and tangibly influence the economic success of the Greater Christchurch region. We work with a range of industries, government agencies and private sector experts to drive exports, generate wealth and provide a great quality of life for the people who live here. The fundamental aims of CDC are to: […]

AERU ‘Value of Irrigation’ Report

The Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) commissioned the Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit at Lincoln University to investigate the potential macro-economic effect of irrigation in the Canterbury region. The report of this work “Total Value of Irrigation Land in Canterbury[NB1] ” has now been finalised. Continue reading →

The Canterbury Report – Spring 2012

Welcome to the first issue of The Canterbury Report, CDC’s publication that gives the business community – in Canterbury and beyond – a comprehensive picture of the state of the region’s economy, highlighting initiatives around recovery and growth, partnerships, profiles and events. As well as monitoring the region’s economic health, The Canterbury Report also exposes […]

CEDS Update 2012

The Christchurch Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) was originally published in August 2010. As a result of the September 2010 and February 2011 earthquakes, we are reviewing some of the projects and priorities contained in the original document. The new CEDS (CEDS v ii) will be finalised and publicly released in November 2012. As a result […]

Champion Canterbury – Business Awards

CDC is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Champion Canterbury Business Awards. These Awards celebrate business excellence, passion and success, and importantly for CDC, innovation. In 2012, businesses entering the Awards can now also tick the box to be in the running for the CDC Innovation/Technology Award. This special award is designed to recognise a […]