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In Central Otago we encourage and support you, as business leaders, to be innovative and creative in the way you develop and operate your businesses, with an eye to the future.

We’re conscious that industry, and the way we work, is continually changing and that many jobs that exist today will likely be replaced by different types of work in years to come.

We have talented people and world class industry based here in Central Otago, and we believe in supporting an innovative eco-system that develops our strengths to build a positive and robust future: innovation breeds innovation.

This collaborative environment has contributed to us seeing a high percentage of self-employed people in our community. We’re going from strength to strength.

Need advice?

Nick Lanham is the Central Otago District Council's Economic Development Manager, and he is happy to provide advice on local conditions and connect you with relevant individuals.

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