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Start-up clinic launches in February

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Have you got a business idea or are you working in a cottage industry (from home, or out of the garage) that’s supplementing your income and ticking along nicely, but…

CEDA launches programme to help solve talent shortage in Distribution and Logistics sector

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The Central Economic Development Agency has today launched a pilot programme which offers high school students a four-day introduction to the distribution and logistics sector. The programme’s focus is to…

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New homes are dominating the growth in the value of building consents for the region, alongside some major commercial developments

Palmerston North poised for growth in the western side of the city

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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