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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 3 Dec 2017
Having Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s electronic payment system Alipay widely available in Wellington would benefit the region by making it easier for tourists from China to spend.
News release | 1 Dec 2017
Five of Wellington’s most prolific street artists have put their colourful stamp on walls around the capital to help locals’ countdown to Christmas.
News release | 30 Nov 2017
After the challenges of last year’s earthquake-affected summer, Wellington is looking forward to hitting new tourism heights as the peak season gets underway.
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 | 17 Nov 2017
New Zealanders ready for an alternative to the classic Kiwi summer holiday are being wooed by the latest summer domestic tourism campaign from the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA).
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 | 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 | 2 Nov 2017
Wellington proved to be the perfect backdrop for a Vietnamese pop music style, (known as V-pop) video, for WREDA’s newest international student attraction campaign.
News release | 26 Oct 2017
WREDA supports Greater Wellington Regional Council’s proposal of a 25% fare reduction for full time tertiary students using public transport in the Wellington region. If approved at next Tuesday’s council meeting, the change will come into effect in July 2018 in an overhaul of the regional public transport fare structure.
News release | 25 Oct 2017
Population estimates released by Statistics New Zealand this week showed the Wellington region’s population growing at a healthy rate, according to the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA).
News release | 20 Oct 2017
Twelve students across six categories have been recognised at the second annual Wellington International Student Excellence Awards today.
News release | 11 Oct 2017
It’s game on for Wellington and the All Whites who will face the world’s 12th ranked team Peru for a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
News release | 6 Oct 2017
Two of the world’s most prestigious sporting trophies will be on display in Wellington for the first time in October.
News release | 2 Oct 2017
Wellington’s Anderson Design Ltd have created something that is big, red and ready to spread the love we hold for the World of WearableArt™ Awards show.
News release | 18 Sep 2017
Wellington bustles with creativity and that message is being relayed loud and clear to Australians in Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency’s latest tourism campaign.
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 | 6 Sep 2017
The successful LookSee Wellington recruitment programme, charged with luring the world’s top tech talent to the capital, is being recognised by industry leaders for its innovative approach.
News release | 5 Sep 2017
Nearly two years of inspiration, innovation and hard work is about to be rewarded when a giant hologram, created by Wellington company Point Zero, is unleashed at Auckland International Airport, says WREDA’s Business Growth and Innovation General Manager David Jones.
News release | 25 Aug 2017
With a surplus of quality applicants, and experienced tech talent in short supply across the country, Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA), Workhere and Immigration NZ will explore opportunities for LookSee Wellington applicants in other regions of New Zealand.
News release | 25 Aug 2017
Securing two All Blacks Test matches in the 2018 season is a great win for Wellington, Derek Fry, Interim Chief Executive of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency says. “They’re fantastic fixtures to host; a potential series decider against the always-fierce French, and a crucial match in against our old foes the Springboks.”