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The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) exists to drive and facilitate the creation and growth of economic wealth in Manawatū and beyond.
What we do
CEDA works across the three strategic pillars of economic development – People, Place and Business, and our success is underpinned and enabled by the strength of our partnerships with our regional and national stakeholders.
Our core objectives, programmes and activities are all aligned to these pillars, and are designed to create the environment, stimulus, outcomes and impact that will power our economic prosperity and achieve our vision for Palmerston North city and Manawatū district.
Manawatū’s Annual Economic Snapshot 2022
A regional snapshot as for Dec 2022. Please click to enlarge.
Need business advice?
CEDA partners with Business Mentors New Zealand to connect business owners and entrepreneurs with those who can provide one-on-one advice to help them to start, grow or to solve business challenges.Read more
Looking to grow your business?
CEDA has a team of Business Growth Advisors supporting businesses of all sizes and sectors across the Manawatū – Whanganui region through the Regional Business Partner (RBP) programme.Learn more
Employer and Workplace Hub
We know that the biggest barrier to business growth in the region is the ability to attract the right people for the job. This is a one-stop-shop for tools and resources that help support our regional business community.Learn more