On March 8, we’ll celebrate women globally for International Women’s Day 2023. And, who better to tell us the best female-led businesses to admire in Christchurch but YOU. On Instagram, you delivered your favourite women-led businesses with some boss answers. Excitingly, Here’s eight women-led businesses to support in Christchurch.
We aren’t surprised you mentioned this lovely award-winning vegan cafe, which offers some of the best plant-based breakfast and brunches in town. Identifying as women-owned, it’s the perfect place to grab a cuppa with all your favourite girls this International Women’s Day.
📍 322 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
This Christchurch-based business by Sarah helps pregnant women find the perfect occasion dress to feel confident and beautiful while expecting. Additionally, it’s quite affordable so you don’t need to worry about spending a fortune.
📍South Island, New Zealand
📍 79 Buchan Street, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
4. Untamed Folk
This new and small women-owned business creates products that are manufactured in South Africa. Likewise, materials are created using lavender and leathers. Think authentic vintage wallets and elegant handbags, to name a few.
5. Ko Marketing
In 2020, this marketing and project management agency was founded by Kelsea O’Connor. Subsequently, the team operates nationwide and help companies grow revenue through effective marketing strategies.
6. Little Poms
This café is one of the best breakfast and brunch places in Christchurch. This cosy instagrammable haven opens at 6.30am weekdays and serves outrageously delicious crumpets, OTT oat bowls and more. Ava Wilson is the boss lady behind the magic.
📍 294 Kilmore Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
At just 21-years-old Auckland-based Deanna Yang founded this dessert bar which serves the best cookies in Christchurch. Influenced by her mother’s baking growing up, Deana found joy in freshly baked cookies and worked tirelessly to make her company successful across New Zealand.
Curated by two childhood teachers, nicknamed Cole and Chelle by toddlers. Undoubtably, this is another one of the best women-led businesses to support. Taking inspiration from their journey, this business specialises in children’s boutique clothing and accessories.