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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 16 Apr 2018
Wellington remains New Zealand’s main player in big screen film production according to the latest data from Statistics NZ.
News release | 5 Apr 2018
Visitor spending in the Wellington region has smashed through the annual $2.5 billion barrier for the first time as both international and domestic visitors flash the cash.
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 | 30 Nov 2017
After the challenges of last year’s earthquake-affected summer, Wellington is looking forward to hitting new tourism heights as the peak season gets underway.
News release | 29 Nov 2017
Heavyweight backing has energised Wellington-based firm Collect which aims to be a leading provider of marketing to help small retailers build better relationships with customers.
News release | 15 Nov 2017
The release of WREDA’s 2016/17 Annual Report today shows the agency delivering tens of millions of dollars in new income, jobs and investment to the Wellington region.
News release | 18 Aug 2017
It’s been just over a month since the LookSee Wellington week, when 93 LookSee finalists from around the world had job interviews for skills shortage roles with Wellington employers. So far, 64 of the 93 tech specialists have either accepted job offers or are in discussion/negotiation with Wellington employers.
News release | 18 May 2017
Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) has entered into agreement with Ticketmaster as exclusive ticketing services provider for Venues Wellington.
News release | 12 May 2017
The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) welcomed the announcement this morning of a Budget commitment of $305.9 million over four years to support international and domestic screen production.
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 | 29 Mar 2017
Wellington’s latest domestic tourism campaign showcases the creative events and vibrant nightlife that will light up the capital this winter.
News release | 16 Mar 2017
Heading off to a new school can be a daunting thought for any teenager but is even more so for the all the international teenage students who leave their home country to study in Wellington each year.
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 | 14 Nov 2016
Following this morning’s earthquake in Kaikoura, local and international travellers planning on heading to Wellington will be welcomed by tourism operators with the city’s hotels, cafes, restaurants and the majority of tourism attractions open for business tomorrow (Tuesday 15 November), the region’s tourism body says.
News release | 26 May 2016
The Government’s 2016 Budget has positive news for Wellington’s growth and prosperity, says Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency Chief Executive Chris Whelan.
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 Apr 2016
Following on from a bumper summer season, New Zealand's ultimate urban destination is calling on the country to make the most of their winter by ensuring that every day doesn't become everyday.
News release | 8 Apr 2016
Wellington Pasifika Business Network hosted the first inaugural ANZ Pasifika Business Awards, celebrating the excellence, contribution and success of Pacific people in business.
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 | 24 Feb 2016
Wellington has the 12th best quality of living in the world according to a new survey but the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency has aspirations for the city to crack the top 10.