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About Ashburton District

Welcome to the Ashburton District – the district of choice for lifestyle and opportunity. The Economic Development unit of Council works to make Ashburton District a great place to live, work, and invest in.

The Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan was adopted by Council in 2017. The strategy and action plan is focused on seven 'pillars' and includes Council-led and industry-led actions. Learn more

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