Rangiora is the hub of Waimakariri. The district’s largest town, Rangiora is a short thirty-minute drive north of Christchurch and is one of the stops on the popular Coastal Pacific Train journey. Historically a service town for the saw mill and agricultural industries, Rangiora is now a vibrant and rapidly growing destination known for its boutique shopping, exciting events and abundance of cafes and restaurants.

Further Information on Rangiora

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.

Location 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.

Rangiora Street Map

Print out a detailed street map of Rangiora here