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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 16 May 2017
From more than 48,000 applications, Wellington tech employers have selected 97 outstanding candidates for interviews as part of the LookSee Wellington tech talent attraction programme.
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 | 30 Sep 2016
Wellington film producer David Stubbs heads to London next month to take up an invitation-only opportunity to pitch a script based on Kiwi stage musical Daffodils to be made into a movie.
News release | 1 Jun 2016
A new programme to prepare international students for working in New Zealand workplaces has proved valuable to the first Wellington cohort.
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 | 2 Mar 2016
New Zealand’s secret is well and truly out after guided tours of Wellington-based Weta Workshop’s filmmaking facilities were listed as one of the top 10 film studio tours in the world.
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 | 19 Dec 2015
Wellington’s renowned visual effects industry was central to the production of Krampus, a Christmas horror movie proving to be a box office hit.
News release | 7 Dec 2015
A record number of New Zealand companies were listed in this year’s Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500, 13 of them from Wellington.
News release | 11 Nov 2015
Wellington’s top technology exporters showed strong revenue growth and created over 600 jobs in the last year according to the TIN100 Report, an analysis of the performance of the top 200 New Zealand-founded high-tech companies.
News release | 3 Nov 2015
Over 1.6 million ABC News viewers in the US learned last week that Wellington’s world-leading movie success was about “heartware”, not hardware, according to Weta Workshop founder Sir Richard Taylor.
News release | 23 Oct 2015
Unprecedented global profile and new route development have seen international arrivals direct into Wellington Airport exceed 200,000 across a 12 month period for the first time.
News release | 14 Oct 2015
Bollywood A-lister Sidharth Malhotra got a taste of Wellington’s Oscar-winning film industry when he was transformed into an elf at Weta Workshop.
News release | 30 Apr 2014
The Wellington Phoenix will make history when they host two English Premier League for the first time in July 2014.
News release | 17 Mar 2014
More than 10,000 international visitors are expected to travel to New Zealand for the tournament, which attracts an international television audience of over 170 million.
News release | 7 Oct 2013
Today’s arrival of the 2500 capacity ship Radiance of the Seas kicks off the start of a seven month cruise season for the capital.
News release | 1 Oct 2013
Wellington is again wowing visitors and locals as the city celebrates the event’s 25th anniversary.
Wellington has, once again, come out on top.