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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 | 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 | 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 | 7 Jun 2018
Kāpiti’s epic coastline, natural beauty, wildlife and culinary delights are being showcased to thousands of Australians this month in a new ad campaign.
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 | 22 Feb 2018
Lord of the Rings characters and Waitangi Day celebrations may sound like an unlikely mix but it's what 2.4 million viewers of Australia's Sunrise breakfast TV show enjoyed over Waitangi weekend.
News release | 4 Jun 2017
Lower Hutt-based Tom & Luke Ltd have hit the snacking jackpot with its Snackaballs range of high fibre, high protein balls which are being gobbled up by discerning customers on both sides of the Tasman.
News release | 18 May 2017
Thousands of rugby supporters are expected to gather at Wellington’s official waterfront Fan Zone when the British & Irish Lions hit Wellington – where fans can also become part of a Guinness World Record attempt.
News release | 4 Apr 2017
More than 48,000 international candidates have completed submissions in the hope of joining Wellington’s booming tech sector, via the LookSee Wellington programme.
News release | 22 Mar 2017
Wellington data experts Eight Wire have been awarded a five year contract to build a data exchange allowing New Zealand government agencies to more easily and securely share data between themselves.
News release | 18 Jan 2017
Wellington based ad-tech company Postr has attracted $3 million from investors to expand into telecommunications markets in Australia and South East Asia.
News release | 29 Nov 2016
An economic impact report co-commissioned by WREDA and WOW® indicates total visitor expenditure in Wellington driven by the 2016 World of WearableArt® Awards Show had increased since the 2013 report to over $25 million.
News release | 25 Jul 2016
A top Wellington post-production company has been selected by a Korean animation studio to work on a new preschool fantasy adventure series, Nori Roller Coaster Boy – with help from the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA).
News release | 12 Apr 2016
Holidaymakers flocked to the capital in record numbers this summer, thanks to sustained high temperatures and an exceptional programme of major events.
News release | 10 Mar 2016
There was a significant increase in the number of international student visas issued for Wellington last year, bringing both financial and cultural benefits to the capital.
News release | 16 Feb 2016
Wellington’s internationally acclaimed lifestyle, cuisine and creativity is resonating in Australia as more people cross the Tasman to live in what has been labelled “the coolest little capital in the world”.
News release | 29 Jan 2016
The New Zealand city hailed the ‘coolest capital in the world’ continues to offer the hottest salaries and most affordable big city housing to Australians considering a move across the ditch.
News release | 20 Jan 2016
Singapore Airlines’ announcement of a new long haul service connecting Wellington to Singapore via Canberra is a game changer for the region’s economy, says Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) Chief Executive Chris Whelan.
News release | 8 Jan 2016
From this weekend Australian travel show Explore TV will air an episode dedicated to Wellington, praising the capital’s “amazing culture…incredible creativity, and the most beautiful food”.
News release | 22 Dec 2015
An Australian lawn bowls star and ground breaking hologram technology have collided in New Zealand’s hi-tech capital, with the launch of what is believed to be the world’s first interactive, customisable hologram – called HoloSpace - in Wellington.