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Origin Eight - Amy and Kelvin

Business Success Story: Origin Eight

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As Amy Fowler and Kelvin Gilbert were walking down picturesque George Street early last year, they realised their dream of opening their own boutique design agency could become reality in…

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Manawatu Economic Update – Ask the Experts

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Falling business confidence, record high petrol prices and stabilising house prices in larger cities are just some of the headlines dominating national media, and while there are concerns the national...

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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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