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Visitor projects update

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Several significant visitor-focused projects are underway here at CEDA with a purpose to raise the profile of our region and to grow the number of visitors we have coming to…

Business Awards – Get Involved!

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One of the biggest events on the business community calendar is back for 2018! The Westpac Manawatu Business Awards recognise business excellence and best practice in the region, across seven…

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Dr. Nic Peet from Horizons Regional Council presenting to Massey Agriculture students today. This year Accelerate25 is acting as a key client for students' final year projects. @MasseyUni @HorizonsRC

World famous in New Zealand: Saleyard Tour, Feilding, through the eyes of travel writer Pamela Wade 🐑

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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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Bring your conference here!

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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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