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Manawatu, one of NZ’s most affordable places

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Manawatu, is one of New Zealand’s most affordable regions, but how do we get more people to move here? House prices in Palmerston North City and Manawatu District are increasing…

AgTech Hackathon – Get involved!

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Innovation, whether it’s a new idea or improving something established, is a crucial part of Manawatu’s backbone. That’s why we are proud to partner with Building Clever Companies (BCC) and Microsoft to present the second AgTech Hackathon in Manawatu.  The AgTech Hackathon…

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Visitors injected an estimated $5.2 million into the city and district through the Teams Champs event, a Major Events Report by CEDA shows. Via @ManawatuNZ https://t.co/YqsFQReUW5 @LSinNZ @PNCityCouncil

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Regional tourism promotion in action with agents from Australia. Mid-west authenticity with Whanganui, Manawatu and Taranaki. So proud of the real adventures and great hospitality we can offer Australian visitors!! #MightyManawatu #TravelNZ #TravelAgents @TourismNewZeala

1) Be yourself. 2) Play in the traffic, don't stand on the sideline. 3) Put your hand up for everything. @suefoleyNZ, Director of Corporate Affairs at @WestpacNZ and @CentralEDA board member gave her top tips on careers at Three @three_keys event in Palmerston North.

#AgTechHackathon with @TheBCCNZ extending @NZAgriFoodWeek for digital solutions to help us grow more food with #smartsustainability. Ag is more important than ever to @MicrosoftNZ. And the #MightyManawatu is ready to solve problems and achieve precision ag! #agchatnz #feedthe🌏

The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) exists to drive and facilitate the creation and growth of economic wealth in Manawatu and beyond.

3,000 international students strong

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About 3,000 international students from around the world make Manawatu their home each year. From primary and intermediate through to secondary and tertiary level education, our region is a vibrant hub for international education.

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Bring your conference here!

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CEDA can provide you with FREE support and advice to bring your conference to our region including bid applications, event planning and venue hire.

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