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CEDA Leads Third International Education Delegation to China

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The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is leading an international education delegation to China to continue building on our work to raise awareness of Manawatu as a number one destination…

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Award-Winning Global Science Festival Comes to Manwatu and Whanganui. The relationship between ageing, food and your brain to co-existing with cows and keas, and the state of our environment from...

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Our region is experiencing significant economic growth - more than $3 billion worth of public and private sector investment in the next 10 years - read @PNCityCouncil Chief Executive Heather Shotter's take on the growth @TheNBR @Manawatu_DC @Accelerate_25

Proud to hear our @AgResearchNEWS Future Feeders speaker, John Hart @farmgeek tell Sky News Australia how cricket farming is a game changer for the future of food sustainability and how he is leading the way -

Businesses are often after support or additional expertise on digital marketing and communications. If that’s you, check out this event taking place next Monday evening, which will certainly be able to help: @HorizonsRC @blcksheepdesign

Did you know we have a CEDA Start-up Guide or Te Arataki Pakihi? Our city and region are home to some incredible start-ups and we're proud to support people on the beginning of their business journey: @Accelerate_25 @ManawatuBiz

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