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Latest news from our media team on all things Wellington.
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News release | 18 Mar 2019
CentrePort’s record cruise ship season has hit a new milestone with the 100th vessel visiting Wellington – the first time the mark has been achieved in a season in the port’s history.
News release | 12 Mar 2019
Wairarapa is being increasingly recognised by tourists as an undiscovered gem and a new video tourism campaign targeting Australians aims to further boost visitor numbers to the region.
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 | 13 Dec 2018
Wellington’s future as a business events destination has been assured with Wellington City Council giving the green light for the new Conference and Exhibition Centre (CEC).
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 | 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 | 1 Oct 2018
This weekend Wellington will be flooded with thousands of visitors ready to marvel at the 30th anniversary edition of the World of WearableArt Awards Show.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 3 May 2018
Wellingtonians will have enhanced connections with the world since Singapore Airlines began its new Wellington-Melbourne-Singapore route last week.