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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 30 Jan 2019
New Zealand’s innovative capital, Wellington, home to a booming tech and screen industry has transformed itself into what is believed to be the world’s first gamified virtual city.
News release | 1 Nov 2018
New research* has shown the value of Wellington’s international student education sector has hit $410 million a year for the Wellington regional economy and supports 3750 jobs.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 23 Apr 2018
Students in Vietnam have lift off on a new WREDA-sponsored Apollo mission to make it easier for them to achieve academic success as an international student at Wellington secondary schools.
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 | 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 | 16 Mar 2017
Heading off to a new school can be a daunting thought for any teenager but is even more so for the all the international teenage students who leave their home country to study in Wellington each year.
News release | 30 Jan 2017
A Wellington mother of three sons has credited her commitment to hosting female international students as being the secret to raising well-rounded men.
News release | 14 Oct 2016
Twelve students, ranging from a primary school pupil to a PhD student, are being acknowledged at the inaugural Wellington International Student Excellence Awards held at Parliament today.
News release | 1 Jun 2016
A new programme to prepare international students for working in New Zealand workplaces has proved valuable to the first Wellington cohort.
News release | 26 May 2016
The Government’s 2016 Budget has positive news for Wellington’s growth and prosperity, says Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency Chief Executive Chris Whelan.
News release | 10 Mar 2016
There was a significant increase in the number of international student visas issued for Wellington last year, bringing both financial and cultural benefits to the capital.
News release | 15 Oct 2015
The New Zealand Government announced today the Wellington ICT Graduate School, scheduled to open in 2016, would be a partnership between Victoria University, Wellington Institute of Technology and Whitireia Polytechnic, with involvement from Wellington ICT businesses and technology leaders.