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Plate of Origin 2019 Winners Announced

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For the first time in Plate of Origin’s history, two restaurant partnerships have been named joint winners for 2019. The winning partnerships are Manawatu local, The Fat Farmer and partner...
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Manawatu Economic Update March 2019

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Manawatu is continuing to record strong economic growth, underpinned by the complementary strengths of Manawatu district and Palmerston North, and the region's economy now exceeds $5 billion in value according...

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