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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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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.
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 | 7 Jun 2018
Kāpiti’s epic coastline, natural beauty, wildlife and culinary delights are being showcased to thousands of Australians this month in a new ad campaign.
News release | 1 Jun 2018
The Wellington region is the most creative in New Zealand according to the latest Infometrics Creativity Index.
News release | 31 May 2018
Aucklanders have long-liked to poke fun at Wellington’s refreshing wind. Today Wellington has finally responded with a front-page takeover of their most popular newspaper, which throws some shade back at the City of Sails.
News release | 25 May 2018
Stop panicking Rhys. New Zealand is back on world maps thanks to Wellington being named the best city in the world to live.
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 | 8 May 2018
Te Papa and WREDA have joined forces for New Zealand Sign Language Week to give 36 hearing-impaired Wellingtonians a free behind the scenes tour of the national museum’s back-of-house collections.
News release | 7 May 2018
Representatives from two of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies were recently in Wellington to determine if some of the new science being developed here is worth collaboration or investment.
News release | 3 May 2018
Wellingtonians will have enhanced connections with the world since Singapore Airlines began its new Wellington-Melbourne-Singapore route last week.
News release | 3 May 2018
Indian students with creative flair are being tempted to live and study in Wellington thanks to a new online WREDA marketing campaign titled Create Your Future.
News release | 1 May 2018
Concentrix – attracted to the capital by the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) – is pleased with its progress as it celebrates its first 18 months in Wellington.
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.