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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 19 Dec 2018
Experienced businesswoman and professional director Tracey Bridges has been named as the new chair of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA).
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 | 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 | 30 Nov 2018
A new Wellington regional project – Find your Wild - will lift the veil to make Wellington’s regional trails network more discoverable and accessible for those wanting to experience them on foot, bicycle, horseback, and e-bike.
News release | 23 Oct 2018
Chinese international student Benjamin Lin may only be 18, but he’s already achieved more than many of his peers could dream of.
News release | 3 Oct 2018
Tapping into the power of Chinese social media platform WeChat, four key opinion leaders have helped launch a campaign to attract Chinese creative and digital students to Wellington.
News release | 1 Oct 2018
Wellington is geared up for its biggest cruise ship season ever which will pour millions of dollars into the local economy.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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
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 | 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 | 16 Apr 2018
Wellington remains New Zealand’s main player in big screen film production according to the latest data from Statistics NZ.
News release | 5 Apr 2018
Visitor spending in the Wellington region has smashed through the annual $2.5 billion barrier for the first time as both international and domestic visitors flash the cash.