Clutha Development Incorporated is a not-for-profit non-charitable membership organisation and is the economic development agency and Regional Tourism Organisation for the Clutha District. Our focus is on developing and supporting initiatives that will make the Clutha District a place where people love to live, work, invest and visit.

Clutha Development undertakes initiatives that support the following three outcomes from the Living and Working in Clutha Strategy (2021-2031):

  • Clutha has vibrant rural towns and communities
  • Clutha is connected and collaborative
  • Clutha has a healthy and sustainable environment

Our key areas of focus are:

  • More Quality Housing (good quality housing that meets the needs of all Clutha residents)
  • Filling Our Jobs (key focus areas are to retain existing businesses, grow our workforce and attract additional investment)
  • Destination Management and Marketing
  • Our Environmental Footprint (changing land use)

The Clutha District is home to a range of businesses including:

  • Silver Fern Farms - Finegand Plant near Balclutha
  • Fonterra - Stirling
  • Calder Stewart Industries - Milton
  • Danone Nutricia, Clutha Health First - Balclutha
  • Pan Pac - near Milton
  • Road Transport Logistics (RTL) in Tapanui

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 Clutha Development today to see how we can help.

Meet The Clutha Development Team

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