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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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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 | 23 Oct 2018
Chinese international student Benjamin Lin may only be 18, but he’s already achieved more than many of his peers could dream of.
News release | 3 Oct 2018
Tapping into the power of Chinese social media platform WeChat, four key opinion leaders have helped launch a campaign to attract Chinese creative and digital students to Wellington.
News release | 1 Oct 2018
This weekend Wellington will be flooded with thousands of visitors ready to marvel at the 30th anniversary edition of the World of WearableArt Awards Show.
News release | 1 Oct 2018
Wellington is geared up for its biggest cruise ship season ever which will pour millions of dollars into the local economy.
News release | 21 Sep 2018
The Kāpiti Coast is emerging as one of New Zealand’s hottest eco-tourism destinations as the region looks to bolster its infrastructure and becomes more accessible to tourists.
News release | 3 Sep 2018
Wellington’s global star factor is on the rise after a year of storytelling contributed to $66 million worth of promotional editorial media coverage in the 12 months to July 2018.
News release | 15 Aug 2018
WREDA welcomes today’s news that Wellington City Council is forging ahead with its plans for a new convention centre for the region.
News release | 31 Jul 2018
Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s new What We Do in the Shadows television spinoff is one of the productions behind a 25 per cent increase in filming permits issued in the Wellington region over the past year.
News release | 25 Jul 2018
Wellington's open-arms approach to cruise ship passengers has been rewarded, with the city being ranked as one of the top stop-offs in Australasia.
News release | 16 Jul 2018
The number of Chinese visitors to central New Zealand is set to grow, following a new partnership between Wellington’s largest tourism organisations that will see a $2.5million funding boost to grow tourism to the region over the next five years.
News release | 12 Jul 2018
Shopify looks to hire more than 100 support staff with the help of WREDA as part of remote working revolution
News release | 22 Jun 2018
John Heaven, 87, is considered an angel by the Wellington Cruise Ambassadors (WCA) team who give up their own time to ensure cruise ship passengers have a great time in the Capital – but more volunteers are needed.
News release | 15 Jun 2018
The All Blacks-France rugby test in Wellington on Saturday (16 June) will pack an economic punch of around $7 million to the regional economy.
News release | 1 Jun 2018
The Wellington region is the most creative in New Zealand according to the latest Infometrics Creativity Index.
News release | 31 May 2018
Aucklanders have long-liked to poke fun at Wellington’s refreshing wind. Today Wellington has finally responded with a front-page takeover of their most popular newspaper, which throws some shade back at the City of Sails.
News release | 25 May 2018
Stop panicking Rhys. New Zealand is back on world maps thanks to Wellington being named the best city in the world to live.
News release | 8 May 2018
Te Papa and WREDA have joined forces for New Zealand Sign Language Week to give 36 hearing-impaired Wellingtonians a free behind the scenes tour of the national museum’s back-of-house collections.
News release | 3 May 2018
Wellingtonians will have enhanced connections with the world since Singapore Airlines began its new Wellington-Melbourne-Singapore route last week.
News release | 28 Mar 2018
Setting up a business isn’t always straight forward or cheap but more than 30 budding entrepreneurs in Upper Hutt learnt that it can be thanks to PopUp Business School Aotearoa.