Located in the heart of the South Island, Timaru District is thriving & connected
We have a passionate and forward thinking business community actively supported by a like-minded District Council, thriving Port and an ideal Central South Island location. You and your business deserve to be here and enjoy the numerous economic and lifestyle benefits only the Timaru District can offer.
With one of the lowest unemployment rates in NZ - employment opportunities in Timaru District exist across all sectorsLearn more
Connectivity & Innovation
Timaru city is now fifth centre in NZ to have complete roll out of the Ultra Fast Broadband.Learn more
Industry hubs and logistics
A diverse range of industrial zones are serviced by road, rail, sea and air.Learn more
Why choose Timaru for business?
We find the district has a strong economic profile and the services and people we require to build a world class business - Farmers MillLearn more
Economic reports on Timaru District - retail spending report, Economic Profile, Community Profile, Megatrends and moreLearn more
How does your event shape up economically? The events calculator can help you get a measure of its economic value to the community.Learn more
How we can help you
Assistance with setting up your new business, key economic data and introductions.Learn more
South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce
The thriving business organisation in the region, offers a range of services and business networking opportunitiesLearn more