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David Perks

GM Regional Development, Destination and Attractio

Before joining Positively Wellington Tourism, “Positively Pom Pom Shaking Perks” - as the Dominion Post once referred to him - spent 16 years in the hotel sector. He is now GM Venues, Marketing and Destination Development at WREDA, and also is the chair of Regional Tourism Organisations NZ (RTONZ) and sits on the boards of Conventions Incentives New Zealand, Arts Wellington, NZ Sevens, and i-SITE NZ.

Recent posts

Reinvigorating Wellington as a tourism destination

WREDA's David Perks says the opening of Te Papa 20 years ago marked the dawn of Wellington’s modern tourism era....

Tourism By David Perks 27 Feb 2018

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Reinvigorating Wellington as a tourism destination

WREDA's David Perks says the opening of Te Papa 20 years ago marked the dawn of Wellington’s modern tourism era....

Tourism By David Perks 27 Feb 2018

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Our education product

Wellington’s tertiary education offering is characterised by our specialised education institutions. But are these aligned with Wellington's key sectors?

Education By David Perks 21 Aug 2015

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