Aerospace Capabilities

See below an indicative list of aerospace core capabilities from a range of entities operating in Christchurch / Canterbury or view the aerospace directory page.



Core Capabilities


Air Navigation Consultancy Delivering excellence in aviation consultancy services, drawing on the knowledge and experience of Aviation professionals. Legal, Financial, Business Support
Ara Institute of Canterbury The largest vocational training institute in the South Island of New Zealand Education & Training / Testing & Test Facilities
Argo Navis Aerospace Developing innovative chemical propulsion systems for the space industry Manufacturing – Systems & Equipment
Ashton Technologies Providing aviation and defence consulting Legal, Financial, Business Support
Asteria Engineering Consultancy Providing premium electrical, mechanical and aerospace engineering services Software & Electronics Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Systems Engineering
ATCANZ Providing air navigation and airport support services Education & Training
Brush Technology An internet-of-things design company based in Christchurch, New Zealand Applications / Manufacturing – Electrical & Electronic / Software & Electronics Engineering
Christchurch Engine Centre Integrated support services including: Full Overhaul and test of V2500-A1, -A5, -D5 engines Software & Electronics Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Systems Engineering
Christchurch Scientific
ChristchurchNZ Developing the city’s economic development and city profile sustainably Legal, Financial, Business Support
Coombes Sheetmetal Specialists in fabrication work and repairs Manufacturing – Mechanical
DataGenius Software Labs Specialist quality assurance & software testing Legal, Financial, Business Support / Testing & Test Facilities
Dawn Aerospace Delivering hardware to space, positioning satellites on orbit and returning products to Earth Manufacturing – Systems & Equipment / Launch & Aerial Operations
Decision Consulting High technology development including software engineering, product development, team leadership and product management Systems Engineering / Software & Electronics Engineering
Development Engineering
Drone Trust Providing CAA certified drone training (theory and practical) Education & Training
ElectricAir Operating the first electric plane in New Zealand Launch & Aerial Operations
Ernst & Young Providing assurance, consulting, strategy and transactions, and tax Legal, Financial, Business Support
Five Axis Machining Offering high-tech machinery services with high-level experience
Flat Wavefronts Consulting services in adaptive optics and related disciplines Software & Electronics Engineering / Manufacturing – Systems & Equipment
Great South / Southland Regional The Southland Regional Development Agency and the Regional Tourism Organisation for Southland, New Zealand Legal, Financial, Business Support
Halt & Hass Reliable engineering services, test equipment and support for Highly Accelerated Life Test and Highly Accelerated Stress Screening Testing & Test Facilities
International Antarctic Centre Creating passionate advocates for the antarctic Education & Training
Intranel Custom software solutions and consulting services with expertise in AI, computer vision, IoT, and blockchain Software & Electronics Engineering
Independent Test Labratories Accredited test laboratories offering a range of testing services, including EMC, HALT & HASS, and high power testing Testing & Test Facilities
Jix Disruptive Immersive-Tech storytelling that educates, inspires, and engages Education & Training
Kea Aerospace Developing a solar-powered, remotely piloted aircraft that will fly continuously in the stratosphere to collect high-resolution aerial images Manufacturing – Systems & Equipment / Launch & Aerial Operations
Lane Neave National law firm with offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown Legal, Financial, Business Support
Many Caps Consulting Providing lean and ISO Management Systems accreditation and consulting Legal, Financial, Business Support
Merlin Labs NZ Building the autonomous infrastructure for the sky above us Launch & Aerial Operations / Ground Segment
Motovated Design & Analysis Industry experts in advanced analysis of mechanical systems Mechanical Engineering
Navigatus Aero Experts in the field of aviation operations, management and analysis Launch & Aerial Operations / Ground Segment
Nova Systems Provision of engineering and management services Education & Training / Project Management / Testing & Test Facilities
Orbica Providing world-class geospatial development, data visualisation, field data collection, and more Software & Electronics Engineering / Applications
PACO Advanced flight test, training, and demonstration pilot services to both military and civilian organizations Education & Training / Testing & Test Facilities / Launch & Aerial Operations
Project Dynamics Delivering high-risk, high-value and complex technology for our clients in Air and in Space Legal, Financial, Business Support
ProMetal Specialists in sheet metal fabrication Education & Training / Project Management
Quickcircuit Combing great people, high-end equipment and production systems to deliver the best solutions for electronic assemblies Manufacturing – Electrical & Electronic
Ruamoko Solutions Structural design and engineering solutions for a wide variety of projects Mechanical Engineering
Shamrock Industries Manufacturing sophisticated, high specification precision tooling for national and international aerospace companies Manufacturing – Mechanical
Skybase Taking the pilot out of the plane to make aviation safer and more capable Launch & Aerial Operations / Ground Segment
SpaceBase Reducing inequality in the space industry for developing and emerging nations Education & Training
TE Connectivity Providing a wide range of products and services to the terrestrial and aerospace industries Manufacturing – Electrical & Electronic / Manufacturing – Systems & Equipment / Testing & Test Facilities
University of Canterbury Offering diverse range of study options offering over 120 qualifications in more than 150 different subject areas Education & Training / Testing & Test Facilities
Unmanned Aircraft Solutions Providing professional unmanned aircraft operational and support services Education & Training / Launch & Aerial Operations
Whanganui & Partners Whanganui’s economic development agency Legal, Financial, Business Support
Wisk New Zealand Dedicated to delivering safe everyday flight for everyone, Wisk has created Cora, an all-electric, self-flying air taxi Manufacturing – Systems & Equipment / Launch & Aerial Operations
WNT Ventures Venture capital investment and incubation Legal, Financial, Business Support
Zenith Tecnica Contract manufacturer, specialising in titanium 3D printing Manufacturing – Mechanical