Oxford, in Waimakariri is a small town set at the foothills of the Southern Alps, 45 minutes' from Christchurch. Rangiora lies to the east and the townships of Sheffield and Darfield to the West. Oxford is becoming increasingly known as a boutique shopping and dining destination with an appealing rural vibe.
For information on Oxford for businesses development and support please refer to Enterprise North Canterbury (ENC). ENC is the economic development agency for North Canterbury and offers support and training for businesses in North Canterbury.
Oxford Promotions Action Committee (OPAC) is a local community organisation that works with their business members and partners to run visitor events that showcase the town and hosts local business functions. OPAC also advocates and promotes the town of Oxford.
Oxford is about 45minutes from Christchurch heading north then turning left on to Tram Rd before connecting with the Inland Scenic Route 72.