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CEDA Partnership to Promote Manawatu to International Students

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The Central Economic Development Agency, CEDA, has partnered with Take Me 2 The World, a Palmerston North-based TECNZ ITO member, to create a Short-Term Study Tour itinerary, aimed at potential…

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Partner Update February 2019

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In the February Partner Update we are proud to bring you: Manawatu on the cover of Kia Ora magazine The development of a Visitor Strategy, Agritech Strategy and Inward Investment Strategy...

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If you’re atttending the @sistercitiesnz conference in #PalmerstonNorth, pop by and say hello 👋 we have all kinds of information on CEDA: who we are, what we do & inspiration on all things to see & do while you’re here in #Manawatu @LSinNZ @GrantSmithMayor

“It’s been so much fun to work in a team with lots of different skill sets. Our designer whipped up an app in 30mins, that blows my mind” Julia Hoddinott AgTech Hackathon participant. @NZAgriFoodWeek @MasseyUni @MiramarMike @MicrosoftNZ @CentralEDA @Agmardt #agtechhackathon

That’s a wrap! #NZAgriFoodWeek’s @AgResearchNEWS Future Feeders has brought some incredible insights from our industry leaders around the challenges and opportunities facing New Zealand food producers. @ASBBank @AgResearchNEWS @Fonterra @NitschkeMalcolm @plantandfood @FoodHQNZ

‘Is there such a thing as a global consumer? Something as simple as cheese comes in many forms. So know what it is your consumer wants.’ Mark Piper, @Fonterra asks the audience at @AgResearchNEWS Future Feeders, part of @NZAgriFoodWeek here in Manawatu 🧀🤷🏻‍♀️ @ASBBank @CentralEDA

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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