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Wellington Hotel Campaign Delivers Hot Results for Winter

Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 2:07 pm | Positively Wellington

A strong presence in Australia, filming of The Hobbit and a highly successful 3 Nights for Two campaign are credited with a winter boom for Wellington’s hotel industry. More >>

Aus Visitor Arrivals into Capital Triple National Growth

Friday, 24 June 2011, 1:27 pm | Positively Wellington

Australian visitor arrivals into Wellington tripled national growth in May according to regional results released yesterday. Statistics New Zealand figures show a 12.8% increase in Australian arrivals into Wellington, compared to a national average increase ... More >>

3 Nights for Two’ Campaign Drives Record Bookings

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 11:23 am | Positively Wellington

A tactical campaign run by Positively Wellington Tourism (PWT) in partnership with 20 of the city’s hotels has driven record bookings on WellingtonNZ.com and a surge in hotel bookings in May. More >>

You Can't Beat Wellington on a ...Wednesday

Monday, 4 April 2011, 10:45 am | Positively Wellington

Some of the hottest tickets in town will be among goods up for grabs in the inaugural Wellington Wednesday, a weekly reverse auction being launched by Positively Wellington Tourism this week. More >>

Wellington Lays Down Challenge to Super City

Thursday, 18 November 2010, 12:26 pm | Positively Wellington

Wellington Lays Down Cultural Challenge to Super City   Aucklanders are being called on to prove their stroke of creative genius by completing their own masterpiece at Taste of Auckland, which opens at Victoria Park today.   Positively Wellington Tourism ... More >>

Festival Menu Proves Palatable

Monday, 9 August 2010, 5:05 pm | Positively Wellington

Thirty Visa Wellington On a Plate events have sold out, with six extra dates or sittings being added due to popular demand. More >>

Festival Menu Set to At Least Double

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 1:42 pm | Positively Wellington

Festival Menu Set to At Least Double   The inaugural Wellington On a Plate festival cooked up a recipe for success that has seen applications for the 2010 festival more than double.   Applications for this year’s festival – running from August 14-29 ... More >>

RWC 2011 Accommodation

Friday, 12 March 2010, 11:59 am | Positively Wellington

Wellington hoteliers are experienced at hosting sell-out major events and will make the most of RWC 2011 without ripping off clients, Positively Wellington Tourism Chief Executive David Perks says. More >>

Yellow Fever Spreads through Wellington

Thursday, 25 February 2010, 4:21 pm | Positively Wellington

The city’s leaders are calling on locals and New Zealanders alike to turn out in force - and in black and yellow - for the Phoenix when they take on the Newcastle Jets on Sunday March 7 in a united "Yell-Out for a Sell-Out". More >>

Football Fans Given Chance to Win Campaign Flags

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 5:33 pm | Positively Wellington

Football fans who buy a ticket for the next Wellington Phoenix match at Westpac Stadium will go in the draw to win one of 40 ‘One Shot for Glory’ flags signed by the team’s All Whites contingent. The flags lined the city’s streets during the All ... More >>

Wellington Tourism Urges Attendance at All Whites

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 5:21 pm | Positively Wellington

Positively Wellington Tourism is urging locals and visitors alike to answer the call from Wellington Phoenix supporters club, Yellow Fever, for a ‘whiteout’ at Saturday’s historic All Whites match. Rated by New Zealand sports fans as the best venue in ... More >>

Wellington Found To Be Destination of Choice

Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 9:18 am | Positively Wellington

The cool little city has edged out the big little city, and has bloomed beyond the garden capital. More people would rather take the plunge by visiting the culture capital than by jumping off a bridge in Queenstown; and more Kiwis are keen for a ... More >>

Wellingtonians Keen to Have their Cake and Eat it

Thursday, 13 August 2009, 9:22 am | Positively Wellington

Wellington On a Plate event organisers have been adding to the festival schedule to meet overwhelming demand. More >>

Priorities for an Absolutely Positive 2009

Thursday, 8 January 2009, 2:29 pm | Positively Wellington

It’s time for Wellington to win over Australians like it has wooed New Zealanders, says Positively Wellington Tourism (PWT) Chief Executive David Perks. More >>

Positively Wellington Tourism Appoints New CEO

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 1:29 pm | Positively Wellington

Media Release Wednesday 30 July 2008 For Immediate Release Positively Wellington Tourism Appoints New CEO Positively Wellington Tourism is pleased to announce the appointment of new CEO, David Perks. David has a wealth of experience in the ... More >>

Council urges safety at the school gate

Friday, 1 February 2008, 3:49 pm | Positively Wellington

It’s the start of the school year, and like every year hundreds of children will be dropped off and picked up from school in a car. The result of this is congestion around school gates, every day, all year. More >>

Greening the Quays a success

Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 5:18 pm | Positively Wellington

The planting of pohutukawa trees along Wellington’s waterfront quays has been hailed a huge success, coming in almost $1 million under budget and proving extremely popular with Wellingtonians. More >>

Totally thrilled – PWB wins Vero support award

Friday, 1 June 2007, 12:16 am | Positively Wellington

Positively Wellington Business won the Vero Excellence in Business Support Award last night, in Auckland, for the most significant contribution by a local government initiative. More >>

Wellington city’s first BioBlitz

Friday, 16 March 2007, 5:23 pm | Positively Wellington

Wellingtonians will get a rare opportunity next week to see exactly what Otari-Wilton’s Bush is home to, when scientists converge on the reserve to take part in the city’s first BioBlitz. More >>

Gorgeous garments on show at Toi Pōneke

Thursday, 8 February 2007, 2:00 pm | Positively Wellington

FABRIQUER: cloth and clothing is an exhibition by five Wellington-based fashion designers for four days only next week at Toi Pōneke Gallery, Wellington Arts Centre. More >>