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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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A beautiful shot of our awa in the Horowhenua on an unusually calm day 😍 ☀️ With our river stretching approx 180km, there are plenty of spots for you to explore and share your snaps of with us. This one was taken by @pipiriki_shell_nz #manawaturiver

Gravel and Tar Classic is fast approaching and top cycling teams are eyeing it up - the event was one of the four recipients of CEDA's Major Events Fund.

We love showcasing the #MightyManawatu and all that it has to offer, check out Jo Percival's five picks for a weekend in Manawatu and come and see for yourself! via, @WeLoveNZ

"The regions are working hard to attract more investment and their economic outlook is far more positive than some media commentary may be implying," writes Peter Crawford of @PNCityCouncil via @ManawatuNZ

Thinking of starting a business in 2018? Here's some advice from fellow Kiwi business owners, via @nzherald

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

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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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