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.
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