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Parakiore Recreation and Sport Centre just over a year from completion

Rau Paenga expects to have construction of Christchurch’s Parakiore Recreation and Sport Centre completed in July 2025.

Christchurch’s GDP growth still outperforming national average

According to the latest ChristchurchNZ Quarterly Economic Report, economic activity in Christchurch has continued to soften, although the city’s GDP growth is still outperforming the national average.

Seequent launches free web app to help combat global shortage of earth scientists

Two of Christchurch’s biggest global tech success stories have combined to launch a world-first software.

Cultivating markets for the ‘king of nuts’

Tucked away in West Melton is Walnuts New Zealand – a co-operative focused on elevating the humble walnut into a premium product in New Zealand, with aspirations to break into the lucrative overseas market.

Opinion: Less might mean more for the economy in this year’s Budget

The release of Budget 2024 has come at a time when businesses are feeling the toll of cost pressures and dwindling demand, caused by years of inflation and an economy now in recession.

New podcast: Christopher Boyle – Fabrum

Tune in to hear Christopher Boyle from Fabrum discuss the transformative potential of hydrogen as a clean energy source, his passion for pushing boundaries and how his personal ethos and mindset have contributed to the company’s exponential growth.

Selwyn demonstrates resilience amidst economic challenges

Selwyn’s economy shows remarkable resilience in the face of economic headwinds, according to recent Infometrics provisional GDP estimates.

The parallel between business and sports

Keen mountain and road biker Professor Paul Ballantine believes a successful organisation should work together like a professional cycling team.

New Bold Company podcast tells local business stories

In the first Bold Company podcast, Hannah and Vaughan interview serial entrepreneur Brianne West founder of Incrediballs.