Support for businesses

Palmerston North City Council, Manawatū Chamber of Commerce and Central Economic Development Agency are here to support Palmy businesses. This page gathers together resources available for business owners and managers.

Transitioning to alert level 3

There's lots of great business advice available from the government. Here's a roundup of the latest:

Recovery planning

Wondering how to plan for the transition to alert level 3? Feel free to download this planning template to guide your thinking. It will take you through some of the steps you need to consider.

CEDA support 

The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) website has information and resources for Manawatū businesses.

You can also sign up to the 60 Seconds with CEDA newsletter to receive ongoing information and updates.

Free webinars

CEDA is working closely with the regional business partners and service providers to deliver a series of free 30-minute webinars for businesses affected by Covid-19, taking place every Tuesday and Thursday. Find out about upcoming webinars and watch past presentations on the CEDA website:

Reach out

The Manawatū Chamber of Commerce has created a private support group on Facebook to help local business people stay connected. Join here: