As the economic development agency for the Clutha District, our purpose is to support a vibrant, sustainable economy and promote the Clutha District as a great place to live, work, invest and visit.


We are the facilitators, enablers, initiators and drivers of development and change in the Clutha District.


Our key areas of focus are:

  • Business Development
  • Live and Work
  • Workforce Development
  • Natural Resources
  • Infrastructure

The Clutha District is home to a range of businesses including; Silver Fern Farms (Finegand Plant), Fonterra (Stirling), Calder Stewart Industries, Danone Nutricia, Clutha Health First, Pan Pac and Road Transport Logistics (RTL).

District Highlights

  • High value agriculture
  • Central location, close proximity to rail, road, sea and air links
  • Reasonable commercial rental rates and land available for development

Growing Your Business

If you're looking to develop your business, start up a new business, or wondering about available training and funding options, contact us today to see how we can help.


Discover why the Clutha District is an ideal place to do business. It is a cost effective central location with a diverse workforce. Contact us for more information on how we can help you.