Rangiora is a bustling town just 35 minutes from Christchurch city. With almost 20,000 residents, Rangiora is the population centre of North Canterbury. It has a vibrant retail centre, a thriving business scene and a passionate community.

The population of Rangiora has grown and diversified rapidly over the last decade which has led to a growth in new businesses and housing development.

Retail and hospitality are some of the largest employers in Rangiora, alongside manufacturing, professional services, education, health and local government.

With a strong labour market, excellent schooling options, abundant recreation opportunities and a short 20-minute drive to New Zealand’s second largest city, Rangiora offers the ideal work/lifestyle balance.

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20,280 Population, projected to be 22,100 by 2023
27% Increase in business numbers in last 10 years
60% Of the district see Rangiora as their local service centre

Rangiora is home to an excellent range of primary schools as well as a highly regarded composite (year 1-13) school and secondary (year 9-13) school.

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