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New Zealand AgriFood Week 2018

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The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) in association with ASB and the Hon Damien O’Connor, the Minister of Agriculture, Food Safety and Rural Communities, are proud to officially launch the…

Round two of the Major Events Fund opens today

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The second round of the Major Events Fund kicks off today, with applications now open. The Major Events Fund, for Manawatu, was established in late 2017 by CEDA on behalf…

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#PalmyRocks all the way in Auckland at the @NZMCAinc COVI show 👍where the local experts are talking up a Manawatu storm! @RachelBowenPNCC

We’re so proud of Manawatu based @BioLumic who’ve raised $5 million from US investors. #thisismanawatu home to the best! @MasseyUni @Massey_Research @NZTEnews @TheBCCNZ @NZAgriFoodWeek @callaghannz

NZ IT security specialists SSS has formed a partnership with Palmerston North @blockbitsol, a blockchain technology company, to develop security solutions that will exploit blockchain technologies. @PNCityCouncil

A warm welcome to Manawatu, @synlait It's great to have you in the region! @MasseyUni

Broadway businesses break $10 million barrier as growth races ahead, via @ManawatuNZ. The figures are "bloody brilliant" for Broadway Ave, says CEDA CEO Linda Stewart @LSinNZ #MightyManawatu #RetailSpend #Broadway

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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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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