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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…

CEDA helps Blockchain company, BlockBit, establish itself in Manawatu

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Central Economic Development Agency helps Australian-based company BlockBit Technology Solutions establish its first New Zealand branch in Palmerston North. BlockBit Technology Solutions, which focuses on Blockchain technology and services, as…

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7000 jobs by 2021 for Whanganui - CEDA & @ServiceIQNZ have teamed up to create a long term approach for attracting and retaining a work force in the service sector @LSinNZ

Going, Going, Gone! Manawatū-Whanganui median house prices hit new records

"You already know that the Prime Minister has identified Whanganui and Manawatu as a priority. So I'm really here to look, learn and listen and to nudge things along," - Shane Jones said on a visit to Whanganui, this week.

Raetihi lodge bustling as region's summer tourism takes off, via @nzherald

Massey business graduate Steph Buckeridge’s home-based, all-natural body scrub business was a major award winner at this year's Innovate competition. For all the would-be entrepreneurs out there, her advice is, "Just do it!"

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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