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At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, three medal-winning field hockey teams – the Black Sticks, and the English and Australian sides – had one thing in common: their goalkeepers were all…

Sort It: more exhibitors than ever

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Largest ever selection of career options at the 2018 Sort It Careers Expo High school and tertiary students or anyone already in the workforce who may be looking for a…

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To welcome international students to Palmerston North, we hosted a Mayoral Welcome with @PNCityCouncil @GrantSmithMayor @sportmanawatu and a large group of students from around the world. We asked them why they loved it here - here's what they had to say

We had an awesome day meeting so MANY people at this years #SortItExpo and finding out how they want to #MakeADifference. @CentralEDA @PNCityCouncil @Manawatu_NZ

The Sort It Careers Expo is on today! Come and discover your next career step with more than 70 exhibitors. @PNCityCouncil @ManawatuBiz @LSinNZ

Hope to see you there tomorrow!

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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