Enterprise North Canterbury

Business and Investment Support

Enterprise North Canterbury (ENC) provides comprehensive support to businesses at every stage, from those who have a start-up business idea to those seeking to expand. Much of what they offer is free, whether it be one-on-one interviews with their business support team to help you identify what you need to do, the many free resources available through their website, or links to other organisations in New Zealand and worldwide that can assist you.

ENC’s aim is to inspire, retain and attract individuals, business and social enterprises to invest in our District. It is ENC’s role to promote the region as a business destination.

For those looking to invest in the Waimakariri, ENC provide up-to-date economic information about the region on their website and on-request industry relevant information to assist with business and investment decision making. ENC works closely with WDC in order to help businesses get the right advice on consents and council requirements.

ENC offers:

ENC is also contracted by the Waimakariri District Council to promote the district and its activities, attractions and events to visitors through Visit Waimakariri. They also run the Kaiapoi i-SITE to offer district information to locals and visitors. They have an event fund to stimulate local events and promote them widely through the Waimakariri Events page