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Grow Wellington, Govt continue business support partnership

Monday, 14 December 2015, 4:37 pm | Grow Wellington

Grow Wellington, part of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, will continue its partnership with Government to provide support to businesses for another five and a half years. More >>

Screen production celebrated in film-friendly Wellington

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 12:52 pm | Grow Wellington

New Zealand's top film and TV producers will gather in Wellington this week for the annual Screen Producers (SPADA) Conference as the region’s film office celebrates its 20th birthday. More >>

Thunderbirds Are Go writer to share experiences at AnimfxNZ1

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 12:58 pm | Grow Wellington

Some parents may not equate watching TV with building a career, but for writer Rob Hoegee it led to a dream job. More >>

ICT Grad School will fuel growth in Wellington

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 1:14 pm | Grow Wellington

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 ... More >>

Economist gives Wellington vote of confidence

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 4:40 pm | Grow Wellington

Wellington offers good opportunities for investors, first home buyers, and people looking to free up cash outside Auckland according to BNZ’s chief economist Tony Alexander. More >>

New Zealand craft beers impress US connoisseurs

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 2:07 pm | Grow Wellington

United States craft beer distributors, retailers and media got a taste of Wellington’s finest brews and food at an exclusive trade event in Oregon last night. More >>

EdTech conference keeps NZ in touch with $121 bil industry

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 9:31 am | Grow Wellington

Entrepreneurs from one of the fastest-growing tech sectors will have the opportunity to learn from a global investor, an international industry analyst as well as local success stories at the EdTech for Export (eT4e) conference in June. More >>

Wellington region will benefit from LVR adjustments

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 2:54 pm | Grow Wellington

Grow Wellington, part of the new Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, has welcomed the Reserve Bank’s decision to apply a regional distinction to its Loan to Value Ratio (LVR) policy and in particular the easing of the policy outside ... More >>

Wellington screen capital gets set to grow

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 4:30 pm | Grow Wellington

Official figures released today show Wellington remains the country’s film capital, with businesses in the region earning $645 million from feature film revenue in the last financial year. Wellington’s share of post-production and digital effects ... More >>

Wellington companies make the cut in Hi-Tech Awards

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 3:49 pm | Grow Wellington

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. Grow Wellington CEO, Gerard Quinn, says ... More >>

New business accelerator to focus on product startups

Monday, 9 March 2015, 4:47 pm | Grow Wellington

In a first for New Zealand, the Wellington region will host a business acceleration programme designed to give startups with a physical product the opportunity to grow their companies faster through the combination of seed funding, intensive mentoring ... More >>

Golden weather for manufacturing summer internship

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 2:54 pm | Grow Wellington

A pilot manufacturing student internship from the Summer of Tech programme is proving mutually beneficial for a Lower Hutt business and a Wellington university student. The Summer of Tech programme, which connects tertiary students with technology companies ... More >>

Australian buyers have Wellington foods in their sights

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 2:53 pm | Grow Wellington

Food and beverage buyers from Sydney are talking export deals with Wellington producers after having their taste-buds tempted at the Visa Wellington On a Plate Supplier Showcase. More >>

Wellington pitched as top choice to expat talent

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 11:24 am | Grow Wellington

Economic development agency Grow Wellington is heading to Sydney’s New Zealand Jobs Expo this week to pitch the Wellington region as the leading choice for skilled New Zealanders and Australians thinking of re-locating across the ditch. More >>

Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Lands in Wellington

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:55 pm | Grow Wellington

Wellington’s screen industry will receive a further boost over the next six months from Disney’s production of the film Pete’s Dragon. The big-budget feature film production will create approximately 400 jobs for Wellington-based cast and crew. ... More >>

Nanogirl admits gaming habit at Wellington FX

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:54 pm | Grow Wellington

Scientist and self-proclaimed nanogirl Michelle Dickinson says she is proud to admit she is also a gamer. More >>

Animation and digital entertainment stars in Wellington

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 3:59 pm | Grow Wellington

Writer and director of How to Train Your Dragon joins line-up of animation and digital entertainment stars in Wellington this month More >>

Wellington tech stars continue to shine

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:02 am | Grow Wellington

Wellington’s status as New Zealand’s high tech capital has been confirmed with the release of this year’s TIN100. More >>

Grow Wellington releases high tech manufacturing strategy

Friday, 19 September 2014, 1:27 pm | Grow Wellington

Regional economic development agency Grow Wellington has published its regional manufacturing sector strategy aimed at developing high value manufacturing. The strategy focuses on improving manufacturers’ knowledge of product design and development, ... More >>

Grow Wellington seeks ICT businesses to join talent search

Monday, 15 September 2014, 12:47 pm | Grow Wellington

Grow Wellington is offering Wellington businesses a free seat on board an upcoming campaign targeting ICT talent in Australia. The regional economic development agency’s General Manager for Business Attraction, Melissa Davies, says there are more than ... More >>





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