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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 3 Dec 2018
Wellington is set to light up this summer with one of its largest events schedules ever, with just four of the region’s biggest musical gigs and cultural experiences estimated to pump $51 million into the economy.
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 Nov 2018
Kiwis. What’ll warm your soul in Wellington this summer? That’s the question behind WREDA’s new joint summer tourism campaign with Air New Zealand which features an online quiz with four trips for two to fabulous Wellington to be won.
News release | 14 Nov 2018
The All Blacks renewed rivalry with South Africa will bring Wellington alive when the two rugby super powers meet at Westpac Stadium on 27 July 2019.
News release | 7 Nov 2018
Potential visitors and residents alike can now use Google to ogle some of Wellington’s most beautiful and popular tourist destinations.
News release | 1 Nov 2018
New research* has shown the value of Wellington’s international student education sector has hit $410 million a year for the Wellington regional economy and supports 3750 jobs.
News release | 23 Oct 2018
Chinese international student Benjamin Lin may only be 18, but he’s already achieved more than many of his peers could dream of.
News release | 17 Oct 2018
It’s taken 15 years but the SKYCITY Breakers are heading back to Wellington where they will play the Illawara Hawks on 14 February 2019.
News release | 3 Oct 2018
Tapping into the power of Chinese social media platform WeChat, four key opinion leaders have helped launch a campaign to attract Chinese creative and digital students to Wellington.
News release | 1 Oct 2018
This weekend Wellington will be flooded with thousands of visitors ready to marvel at the 30th anniversary edition of the World of WearableArt Awards Show.
News release | 1 Oct 2018
Wellington is geared up for its biggest cruise ship season ever which will pour millions of dollars into the local economy.
News release | 21 Sep 2018
The Kāpiti Coast is emerging as one of New Zealand’s hottest eco-tourism destinations as the region looks to bolster its infrastructure and becomes more accessible to tourists.
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 | 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 | 31 Jul 2018
Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s new What We Do in the Shadows television spinoff is one of the productions behind a 25 per cent increase in filming permits issued in the Wellington region over the past year.
News release | 25 Jul 2018
Wellington's open-arms approach to cruise ship passengers has been rewarded, with the city being ranked as one of the top stop-offs in Australasia.
News release | 16 Jul 2018
The number of Chinese visitors to central New Zealand is set to grow, following a new partnership between Wellington’s largest tourism organisations that will see a $2.5million funding boost to grow tourism to the region over the next five years.
News release | 12 Jul 2018
Shopify looks to hire more than 100 support staff with the help of WREDA as part of remote working revolution
News release | 25 Jun 2018
Here’s something to chat about over the water cooler. Wellington’s International student graduates are boosting their chances of getting a job through the art of small talk in the workplace.
News release | 22 Jun 2018
John Heaven, 87, is considered an angel by the Wellington Cruise Ambassadors (WCA) team who give up their own time to ensure cruise ship passengers have a great time in the Capital – but more volunteers are needed.