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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 7 Dec 2018
With the latest Wellington-made Hollywood blockbuster Mortal Engines about to be unleashed, a new report has revealed some of the stunning figures behind the region’s powerhouse screen sector.
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 | 5 Dec 2018
A boutique Wellington software design studio whose tools are being used on TV shows and films such as Stranger Things, Game of Thrones and Blade Runner 2049 has picked up an Emmy Award for contributions to the television industry.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 28 Mar 2018
Setting up a business isn’t always straight forward or cheap but more than 30 budding entrepreneurs in Upper Hutt learnt that it can be thanks to PopUp Business School Aotearoa.
News release | 19 Mar 2018
WREDA has launched a novel media initiative to tell the world about the next generation of thinkers and leaders who are reshaping their respective industries from the Wellington region.
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 | 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 | 18 Aug 2017
It’s been just over a month since the LookSee Wellington week, when 93 LookSee finalists from around the world had job interviews for skills shortage roles with Wellington employers. So far, 64 of the 93 tech specialists have either accepted job offers or are in discussion/negotiation with Wellington employers.
News release | 4 Jun 2017
Lower Hutt-based Tom & Luke Ltd have hit the snacking jackpot with its Snackaballs range of high fibre, high protein balls which are being gobbled up by discerning customers on both sides of the Tasman.
News release | 10 May 2017
A record number of tech graduates seeking paid summer internships through the Summer of Tech programme has prompted a call from the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) for more Wellington companies to sign up as employers.
News release | 4 Apr 2017
More than 48,000 international candidates have completed submissions in the hope of joining Wellington’s booming tech sector, via the LookSee Wellington programme.
News release | 23 Mar 2017
Launched Tuesday night at Victoria University, Summer of Biz is an industry-led internship programme, based on the successful Summer of Tech model, and delivered by a team of volunteer industry professionals.
News release | 22 Mar 2017
Wellington data experts Eight Wire have been awarded a five year contract to build a data exchange allowing New Zealand government agencies to more easily and securely share data between themselves.
News release | 18 Jan 2017
Wellington based ad-tech company Postr has attracted $3 million from investors to expand into telecommunications markets in Australia and South East Asia.
News release | 25 Jul 2016
A top Wellington post-production company has been selected by a Korean animation studio to work on a new preschool fantasy adventure series, Nori Roller Coaster Boy – with help from the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA).