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Guide to coworking spaces in Christchurch

Looking for a co-working space in Ōtautahi / Christchurch? Whether you like working in the CBD or the suburbs or even by the beach, the garden city is has a thriving coworking culture. Here’s our picks of the best places to work from in the city.
By · May 24, 2024
Guide to coworking spaces in Christchurch

Looking for a co-working space in Ōtautahi / Christchurch? Whether you like working in the CBD or the suburbs or even by the beach, the garden city is has a thriving coworking culture.

Here’s our picks of the best places to work from in the city.


Saltworks

Location:

4 Ash Street, Christchurch Central

Saltwork is a character destination in the heart of the central city. Surrounded by brick laneway and street art, you’ll find a colourful destination designed to help innovators, entrepreneurs, and creatives feel their most productive. This is the perfect co-working space for anyone who enjoys working in the city's heart, close to restaurants, shops, eateries and bars. Saltworks is 15 minutes from Hagley Park and 5 minutes from The Crossing.

What they offer:

Saltwork offers a range of working solutions to suit solopreneurs and smaller teams. Saltworks is suitable for solopreneurs and smaller teams, whether you need private studio space, a permanent sit-stand desk or flexible hot desking. You can choose from monthly memberships or day passes. They also have private meeting rooms and can add multi-site access to Millwork, another co-working space offered by the Works team. They also have a front-of-house service for any office problems you may have.

Other perks:

  • Dog friendly
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Weekly fresh fruit
  • Parking (third-party)
  • Mail service
  • Wellness benefits
  • Unlimited coffee

Pricing:

Co-working from $499/month, Day passes from $45


Millworks

Location:

14 Wise Street, Addington

Millworks is the second location brought to you by the Works team. Located in a beautifully restored 1891 flour mill, Millworks is close to Hagley Park and popular hospitality spots like Addington Coffee Co-op. If you like industrial and authentic brickwork design, sweeping park views, and a community feel, Millworks is just the spot for you.

What they offer:

As part of the Works family, Millworks is the little brother to Satworks and does not offer private office space. Millworks is more suited to freelancers and small teams. You’ll find permanent deskspace, flexible desks, and casual day passes available.

Other perks:

  • Showers
  • Dog friendly
  • Onsite parking
  • Unlimited barista coffee
  • Outdoor courtyard
  • Phone booths
  • Wellness benefits

Pricing:

A permanent desk starts from $749/month with day passes from $45/day


Loft Coworking - Tech Hub

Locations:

146a Lichfield Street, Christchurch

Looking for a more collaborative feel for your space? The Loft Coworking Tech Hub has been built with community — and technology in mind. With regular networking events, workshops and talks to inspire creativity and connection, Loft Coworking in central Christchurch has what startups, developers, and creatives need to make their workplace thrive.

What they offer:

You’ll enjoy a productive workspace with your own dedicated desk space, meeting rooms and free tea and coffee. They also offer a central location and parking nearby. You’ll find everything you need to get started, like low rates and all-inclusive pricing.

Other perks:

  • Kitchen facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open plan environment

Pricing:

Permanent desk space starts from $550/month or a hot desk from $450/month


Genius Coworking

Locations:

21 Humphreys Drive, Ferrymead

Not all coworking spaces are located in the city. If you live in the eastern suburbs, check out Genius Coworking in Ferrymead. The location puts you close to the sea, making it easy to step outside into the fresh air or even pop to the beach for a surf or swim on your lunch break. The Ferrymead office currently has 23 companies sharing the space and 42 members.

What they offer:

You’ll find onsite assistance and support, breakout areas for working and socialising, bookable meeting rooms, event hosting and 24/7 access. Plus, ergonomic seating and high-speed, secure wifi for keeping your comfy and productive. You’ll also be close to around 17 other eateries, gyms and facilities in the Ferrymead area. Whether you need a private office, day pass, are part time or permanent there’s a Genius coworking option for you.

Other perks:

  • Bookable meeting rooms
  • Pet friendly

Pricing:

Casual membership starts from $199/month and regular membership from $299/month


Wise Workspaces

Locations:

130 Lichfield Street, Christchurch

Wise Workspaces is located in the central city between Butchers Lane and High street. You’ll find shared office space, coworking spaces, and meeting rooms as well as private office space for those that needs their own areas to be productive. Private offices can accommodate teams of up to 15 people in each space.

What they offer:

Enjoy all the perks of a shared office space like high speed internet, bookable meeting roms, your own personal locker, printing facilities and complimentary tea and coffee. There are spaces for teams of 1, 2-3 and up to 15 in the private office areas.

Other perks:

  • Lockers

Pricing:

Coworking from $60pp/per day


Qb Studios

Locations:

248 St Asaph Street, Christchurch

235 High Street, Christchurch

Qb Studios offers private office space for teams of 1-30. With flexible terms, onsite cafe, a complimentary members bar, onsite parking, bicycle parking and shared amenities, it’s perfect for freelancers or teams looking for more of an office than a coworking space.

What they offer:

Hot desking and private studios for teams of 1-20 people. They also have a resident cafe, Estelle and street-front signage on offer for all tenants.

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