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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 16 May 2017
From more than 48,000 applications, Wellington tech employers have selected 97 outstanding candidates for interviews as part of the LookSee Wellington tech talent attraction programme.
News release | 12 May 2017
The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) welcomed the announcement this morning of a Budget commitment of $305.9 million over four years to support international and domestic screen production.
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 | 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 | 7 Feb 2017
A new global talent search initiative, LookSee Wellington, is aiming to address the shortage in Wellington’s fast-growing IT industry for talented tech workers.
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).
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 | 26 Apr 2016
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has launched its innovation hub, Mahuki – innovation powered by Te Papa.
News release | 15 Feb 2016
Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) Chief Executive Chris Whelan hailed last week’s annual Webstock conference, which celebrated its 10th ‘birthday’ in Wellington, as a great success.
News release | 22 Dec 2015
Wellington has been ranked one of the Asia-Pacific Small Cities of the Future by fDi Intelligence.
News release | 7 Dec 2015
A record number of New Zealand companies were listed in this year’s Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500, 13 of them from Wellington.
News release | 11 Nov 2015
Wellington’s top technology exporters showed strong revenue growth and created over 600 jobs in the last year according to the TIN100 Report, an analysis of the performance of the top 200 New Zealand-founded high-tech companies.
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.
News release | 30 Sep 2015
Over 30 of Australia and New Zealand’s top financial technology innovators presented at the recent Afiniation FinTech Showcase, with Wellington-based startup Banqer taking out the Best Innovation in Show Award.
News release | 26 Mar 2015
Wellington’s economic development agency is thrilled to see a strong result from the region’s high-tech businesses with eight Wellington-based companies named as finalists in this year’s Hi-Tech Awards.