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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 19 Apr 2018
WREDA is setting records in the business events sector as it eyes the greater benefits the planned new convention centre will bring to the region.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 10 May 2017
A record number of tech graduates seeking paid summer internships through the Summer of Tech programme has prompted a call from the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) for more Wellington companies to sign up as employers.
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 | 23 Mar 2017
Launched Tuesday night at Victoria University, Summer of Biz is an industry-led internship programme, based on the successful Summer of Tech model, and delivered by a team of volunteer industry professionals.
News release | 30 Jan 2017
A Wellington mother of three sons has credited her commitment to hosting female international students as being the secret to raising well-rounded men.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 26 Apr 2016
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has launched its innovation hub, Mahuki – innovation powered by Te Papa.