Rangiora is the heart of the Waimakariri and the district’s largest town. It is a 20 minute drive from Christchurch International Airport. Rangiora is close to the northern end of Canterbury’s Inland Scenic Route72 and considered a gateway to the activities of the District. The town’s growing population enjoys the wide range of services, facilities and entertainment on offer as well as the many scenic attractions, shopping and dining options.
You are spoiled for choice in Rangiora with a range of traditional to specialty cafes, gluten free specialties or try the wonderful experience of a bespoke picnic.
Rangiora has one of the largest caterers and marquee hire company's in New Zealand or step back in time to the restored Rangiora Town Hall with it's two auditorium's and meeting rooms.
For information on Rangiora 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.
Rangiora Promotions Association (RPA) 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. RPA also advocates and promotes the town of Rangiora.
Rangiora is about 25 minutes north of Christchurch. Head north on SH1 and turn off to your left as the road begins to narrow.
Print out a detailed street map of Rangiora here