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Big changes in visitor bed night data

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Over the past several months, regions across New Zealand have been grappling with the loss of a key set of regional tourism data, provided by Qrious which captured visitor nights…

Proposed business hub for Palmerston North

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A thoughtfully curated, modern, and innovative co-working space is proposed for Palmerston North’s city centre, at the heart of Broadway Avenue. The multi-storey building will include co-working spaces, meeting rooms,…

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Great to see Talent Central act as the driving force between connecting employers in the understaffed transport industry and potential employees

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It’s estimated almost 4 million people around the world will work in a co-working space by 2020. A new and innovative business hub is proposed for Palmerston North, are you interested in getting involved? @LSinNZ @ManawatuBiz @NZTEnews @callaghannz

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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