With a growing population, North Canterbury needs a growing number of health and education professionals. As well as a large number of general medical practices, pharmacies, dental clinics, midwifery teams and physiotherapy practices, North Canterbury is home to several large-scale retirement villages and aged care facilities requiring specialist staff.

With many schools throughout the Waimakariri and Hurunui Districts, North Canterbury has plenty of opportunity for primary, secondary, special needs and tertiary educators looking to move on up in their lifestyle and career.

8% North Canterbury's total GDP ($189m)
17% North Canterbury's workforce is employed in health & education
429 health & education businesses in North Canterbury