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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 10 Apr 2019
Creative teams with a budding screen project are urged to apply for the next round of an international development program that could see their bright ideas turned into reality.
News release | 8 Apr 2019
Wellington’s clever tech people might not yet be able to reverse the ageing process but WREDA’s new tourism campaign – The Wellington Effect – suggests a short break in the Capital may do just that.
News release | 5 Apr 2019
Wellington businesses and tourist operators will soon have easy access to millions of Chinese customers through one of the world's largest online platforms.
News release | 26 Mar 2019
Kiwi music is the star attraction at Jim Beam Homegrown but spare a thought for what it takes to prepare Wellington’s waterfront so 20,000 fans can have a memorable experience.
News release | 21 Mar 2019
The music will fall silent on all five Jim Beam Homegrown stages at 9.25pm this Saturday so 20,000 event goers can pay respect to those who lost their lives or were injured in the Christchurch terror attacks
News release | 18 Mar 2019
CentrePort’s record cruise ship season has hit a new milestone with the 100th vessel visiting Wellington – the first time the mark has been achieved in a season in the port’s history.
News release | 12 Mar 2019
Wairarapa is being increasingly recognised by tourists as an undiscovered gem and a new video tourism campaign targeting Australians aims to further boost visitor numbers to the region.
News release | 7 Mar 2019
Summer may have ended but the fun hasn’t with Wellington’s hot line-up of music, comedy and festivals set to continue thrilling locals and visitors alike.
News release | 30 Jan 2019
New Zealand’s innovative capital, Wellington, home to a booming tech and screen industry has transformed itself into what is believed to be the world’s first gamified virtual city.
News release | 19 Dec 2018
Experienced businesswoman and professional director Tracey Bridges has been named as the new chair of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA).
News release | 13 Dec 2018
Wellington’s future as a business events destination has been assured with Wellington City Council giving the green light for the new Conference and Exhibition Centre (CEC).
News release | 7 Dec 2018
With the latest Wellington-made Hollywood blockbuster Mortal Engines about to be unleashed, a new report has revealed some of the stunning figures behind the region’s powerhouse screen sector.
News release | 5 Dec 2018
The Wellington region embraced the 30th edition of the World Of WearableArt Awards show with more businesses than ever before being involved in activities around the event.
News release | 5 Dec 2018
A boutique Wellington software design studio whose tools are being used on TV shows and films such as Stranger Things, Game of Thrones and Blade Runner 2049 has picked up an Emmy Award for contributions to the television industry.
News release | 3 Dec 2018
Wellington is set to light up this summer with one of its largest events schedules ever, with just four of the region’s biggest musical gigs and cultural experiences estimated to pump $51 million into the economy.
News release | 30 Nov 2018
A new Wellington regional project – Find your Wild - will lift the veil to make Wellington’s regional trails network more discoverable and accessible for those wanting to experience them on foot, bicycle, horseback, and e-bike.
News release | 15 Nov 2018
Kiwis. What’ll warm your soul in Wellington this summer? That’s the question behind WREDA’s new joint summer tourism campaign with Air New Zealand which features an online quiz with four trips for two to fabulous Wellington to be won.
News release | 14 Nov 2018
The All Blacks renewed rivalry with South Africa will bring Wellington alive when the two rugby super powers meet at Westpac Stadium on 27 July 2019.
News release | 7 Nov 2018
Potential visitors and residents alike can now use Google to ogle some of Wellington’s most beautiful and popular tourist destinations.
News release | 1 Nov 2018
New research* has shown the value of Wellington’s international student education sector has hit $410 million a year for the Wellington regional economy and supports 3750 jobs.