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Welcome to the Employers and Workforce Hub. This is a free, comprehensive resource designed to help take your business to the next level. Explore the benefits of doing business in Manawatū, discover how to find the right talent for your organisation, and learn how to build the best foundation to help your workforce grow and develop.

Why do Business in Manawatū?

Recruiting Your Workforce

Developing Your Workforce

Tools & Resources

Your gateway to a wealth of essential assets designed to empower and elevate your business. At CEDA we understand the challenges faced by entrepreneurs and business owners. Our comprehensive suite of tools and resources has been meticulously curated to provide you with the strategic advantage needed to thrive in Manawatū.

Discover helpful tools, templates and business resources

Manawatū Sectors of Strength

Palmerston North City and Manawatū is home to some of the brightest minds in Aotearoa, world-class research and educational institutions and an established business ecosystem that is connected to the world.

Learn more about our Sectors of Strength

Need help with business coaching, making contacts or just want the inside scoop on doing business here?
Our Business Development team can offer free, friendly advice.

Ō Mātou Kaihāpai | Our Supporters

We’re a well connected team and couldn’t make such great things happen without our supporters.