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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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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 | 8 May 2019
Finding inspiration for new Venues Wellington staff uniforms did not involve the dark side but the locally designed and made outfits will be unveiled at the NZSO’s Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back concert on Sunday.
News release | 26 Mar 2019
Kiwi music is the star attraction at Jim Beam Homegrown but spare a thought for what it takes to prepare Wellington’s waterfront so 20,000 fans can have a memorable experience.
News release | 21 Mar 2019
The music will fall silent on all five Jim Beam Homegrown stages at 9.25pm this Saturday so 20,000 event goers can pay respect to those who lost their lives or were injured in the Christchurch terror attacks
News release | 7 Mar 2019
Summer may have ended but the fun hasn’t with Wellington’s hot line-up of music, comedy and festivals set to continue thrilling locals and visitors alike.
News release | 5 Dec 2018
The Wellington region embraced the 30th edition of the World Of WearableArt Awards show with more businesses than ever before being involved in activities around the event.
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 | 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 | 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 | 15 Jun 2018
The All Blacks-France rugby test in Wellington on Saturday (16 June) will pack an economic punch of around $7 million to the regional economy.
News release | 18 May 2018
Wellington’s creative sector has embraced Techweek'18 with 50 events specific only to Wellington among the more than 70 events set to show the positive impact of technology and innovation.
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 | 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 | 12 Mar 2018
WREDA has announced lower venue pricing for local performing arts organisations and grassroots talent to help make staging art in the capital more affordable.
News release | 1 Feb 2018
Events culminates in a celebration concert with Bret McKenzie, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and Jim Henson’s characters from Sesame Street, The Muppets and Fraggle Rock.
News release | 8 Nov 2017
An economic bonanza is coming Wellington’s way on the back of the All Whites FIFA World Cup playoff against Peru which is expected to pump $8 million into the local economy.
News release | 15 Sep 2017
Wellington’s love for the World of WearableArt™ Awards Show will be on display on the waterfront this season, courtesy of a two-and-a-half metre high sign erected today on the Wellington waterfront.
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 | 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.