Manawatū’s Economy maintains some resiliency, following the trend of the past few years where we’ve seen the regional economy consistently performing above the national average.
Over the last five years, Manawatū regional GDP has seen a 20.7% increase compared to the national increase of 15.0%, a strong performance thanks to the unique mix of industries in our region.
The dominance of our public sector, the strength of our goods producing industries, and our high-value service sectors, has driven the strong regional economic
performance relative to the national economy.
However, signs of a slowing economy are in clear sight…