About Visit Waimakariri

Visit Waimakariri is a small team of passionate, experience and highly skilled staff tasked with the promotion of the Waimakariri district - our events, activities, accommodation, walks and eateries to domestic and international visitor. 

Visit Waimakariri is also the administrator of the Waimakariri Event Fund - Contestable and Non Contestable that has two rounds, twice yearly in March and August, and is provided by the Waimakariri District Council.

Visit Waimakariri enjoys working closely with the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre based in Kaiapoi, Department of Conservation, Canterbury DTO's/RTO's, Visit Hurunui, Tourism NZ, Rangiora Promotions, Kaiapoi Promotions and Oxford Promotions Associations.

ENC WEBLogo 1420x951 pixels2We are part of Enterprise North Canterbury, the economic development agency for North Canterbury. wdc logo hor2926Visit Waimakariri is funded by the Waimakariri District Council and we also work closely with our 70 plus Business Partners and over 80 event organisers. Based in Kaiapoi in the new business hub at the Enterprise North Canterbury Business Centre, where you will also find the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.