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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 3 Sep 2019
The upgraded Wellington i-SITE – the front door to the region – is welcoming visitors again after 12 weeks of being remodelled.
News release | 27 Aug 2019
The ground has been broken for the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, a first-of-its-kind building for the country which will lead the way for resilience and sustainability.
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 | 13 Dec 2018
Wellington’s future as a business events destination has been assured with Wellington City Council giving the green light for the new Conference and Exhibition Centre (CEC).
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 | 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 | 24 Apr 2018
A new WREDA-commissioned report shows Wellington is missing out on large performances, family and sport events because it doesn’t have the right-sized venue.
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 | 15 Nov 2016
Wellington’s conference and business events hosting capacity has been barely affected by the Kaikoura earthquake, in what the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) is calling a testament to the sector’s resilience.
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 | 15 Dec 2015
Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) will receive $229,600 from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), on behalf of local council partners, to invest in the Rimutaka Cycle Trail.
News release | 8 Dec 2015
Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency Chief Executive Chris Whelan welcomed today’s announcement by Wellington City Council, which opens the way to construction of a combined convention centre and movie museum facility in the city.
News release | 15 Oct 2015
Wellington Airport is thrilled to announce that its plans for an on-airport hotel have been given the green light to go ahead with construction for the development set for late 2016.
News release | 4 Sep 2015
Wellington may have literally found its own Lord of the Rings in former Weta Workshop artistic director Kayne Horsham who has taken the concept of medieval chainmail to dramatic heights.
News release | 21 Feb 2014
More than 1 million passengers a year are expected to pass through - and enjoy - the new terminus at the top of Wellington’s famous and iconic Cable Car.
News release | 2 Dec 2013
Two Great Eagles swooped into Wellington Airport’s main terminal building on Monday morning, giving Gandalf a glimpse of the runway.
News release | 23 Oct 2013
New Zealand’s only cycle trail located on the doorstep of a major city will be launched by the Right Honourable John Key, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, today.
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.