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Manawatu Economic Update January 2019

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Manawatu is continuing to enjoy solid economic growth, underpinned by a strong primary sector, solid consumer spending and population growth, according to Infometrics. “High and sustained economic growth is expected…

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Proposed Immigration Changes Welcomed, but Short-term Immigration is not a Single Solution

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Opinion: Linda Stewart, CEDA Chief Executive The Government’s proposal to change the way it approaches immigration and temporary work visas appears positive for Manawatu and local businesses, but CEDA urges…

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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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