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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…

Teams champs drives millions into region’s economy

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The action packed 2018 ENZED Superstock Teams Champs contributed an estimated $5.2 million to Manawatu’s economy, a Major Events Report by the Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) reveals. The $5.2m…

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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🌏

Here's to celebrating & showcasing the environmental work being achieved on farm. Congrats to Andrew Hardie & Helen Long, winners of #BFEA for Horizons Region @MelWNI @LSinNZ @alison_dewes @Fonterra @Ballance_ @nzherald @DairyNZ @FonterraSHC

Congratulations Sheryl Bryant @PNCityCouncil recipient of the US Overseas Manager Exchange sponsored by Civic Financial Services.Thanks Civic, and well done Sheryl. #solgmgala18

This is a bit of a gem, recently Country Life featured the Mountain to Cycle Trail and interviewed some of the businesses and locals along the trail. Part one...

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


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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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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