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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.

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  • News release | 30 May 2019

    Delegates are in for a treat when the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre (WCEC) opens its doors in the heart of the coolest little capital in the world.

  • News release | 17 May 2019

    A hackathon to help refugees settle in New Zealand and a discussion around how gaming can have a positive effect on children’s wellbeing are just two of the events on offer at next week’s Techweek Wellington, running from 20 – 26 May.

  • News release | 8 May 2019

    WREDA is busting the traditional online video storytelling mould by creating mini documentaries with colourful local characters guiding viewers along some of Wellington’s most loved streets.

  • News release | 8 May 2019

    The thought of studying in a foreign land can be both exciting and terrifying but New Zealand’s capital city Wellington has a simple solution – visit the city for free to check it out first.

  • News release | 8 May 2019

    Finding inspiration for new Venues Wellington staff uniforms did not involve the dark side but the locally designed and made outfits will be unveiled at the NZSO’s Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back concert on Sunday.

  • News release | 23 Apr 2019

    More ships, more visitors and more money for the Wellington and regional economy have marked a record cruise ship season that finishes up Easter Monday.

  • 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.