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Positively Wellington Business Has Done Its Dash

Friday, 29 June 2007, 7:25 pm | Positively Wellington Business

Positively Wellington Business, the region's current economic development agency, completes its work today. More >>

Graduates the business leaders of the future

Friday, 22 June 2007, 10:43 am | Positively Wellington Business

Wellington’s business leaders of the future are graduating from high-growth business incubator Creative HQ next week (Tuesday June 26). Globally-renowned animation company Karactaz, destinational fashion store deNada, and international on-line casting website ... More >>

Award Winners’ Solid Gold Connections

Friday, 11 May 2007, 3:41 pm | Positively Wellington Business

Coming a close second on the heart rate monitor at this week’s Wellington Region Gold Awards were the staff of Positively Wellington Business, who had worked in one way or another with nearly half of the 39 finalists and three of the winners. More >>

PWB celebrates links with Awards finalists

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 10:35 am | Positively Wellington Business

Nearly half the companies named as finalists in the 2007 Wellington Region Gold Awards have worked with Positively Wellington Business (PWB) to grow their businesses. The remarkable list of companies is headed by StarNow.com and Project X Technology from ... More >>

PWB Welcomes Wellington Regional Strategy Vote

Wednesday, 31 January 2007, 9:35 am | Positively Wellington Business

“Today’s strong vote by local government and business and community representatives in favour of the Wellington Regional Strategy is great news,” said Positively Wellington Business CEO Philip Lewin this afternoon. More >>

Free Jumpstart Workshops For New Business Owners

Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 3:28 pm | Positively Wellington Business

An hour of free expert business advice is on offer to people with new business ideas, at Positively Wellington Business’ new weekly JumpStart workshops. More >>

Film Wellington uses contacts for Mclaren Film

Monday, 22 January 2007, 10:22 am | Positively Wellington Business

Film Wellington’s Jean Johnston introduced the major players who today announced they will film a major motion picture based on the life of Kiwi racing great Bruce McLaren. More >>

Wellington Outlook – “Steady As She Goes”

Tuesday, 22 August 2006, 5:16 pm | Positively Wellington Business

The outlook for the Wellington regional economy over the next two years is moderate growth, supported by a more coherent approach to fostering business and economic development, according to Positively Wellington Business chief executive Philip Lewin. More >>

Animation and Visual Effects Symposium

Friday, 11 August 2006, 2:46 pm | Positively Wellington Business

The world’s leading animation and visual effects studios will meet at an international animation and visual effects symposium to be held in Wellington in November this year. More >>

Miramar Sound Stage A Good Regional Investment

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 5:11 pm | Positively Wellington Business

Camperdown Studios’ new sound stage facility at Miramar generated an additional $63 million expenditure in the Wellington region and created an additional 218 full-time equivalent jobs during 2005, according to a recent report to Positively Wellington ... More >>

Film Wellington marks its 10th anniversary

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 5:10 pm | Positively Wellington Business

For the past decade Film Wellington has worked behind the scenes and alongside television and film-makers, to make this the country’s most ‘film-friendly’ region. More >>

NZ Film River Queen a Winner

Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 10:00 am | Positively Wellington Business

River Queen's Karl Jenkins was awarded a prestigious Golden Goblet Award for Best Music at the closing ceremony of the Shanghai International Film Festival in China on Sunday night. More >>

Business Incubator Hatching Outstanding Successes

Friday, 16 June 2006, 1:46 pm | Positively Wellington Business

Positively Wellington Business sees confirmation of the economic benefit of its business incubator, Creative HQ, in the ongoing successes of three companies set to graduate this month. More >>

Web companies world beaters – again

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 8:59 am | Positively Wellington Business

Wellington-based webpage design companies Shift and Springload have each won a leading international honour for website design. The Webbies are dubbed the “Online Oscars” by both Time Magazine and the New York Times. More >>

Code Share Proposal

Wednesday, 3 May 2006, 1:36 pm | Positively Wellington Business

As the Greater Wellington region’s economic development agency, Positively Wellington Business fully supports the questions raised by regional leaders on the Air New Zealand/Qantas Code share proposal for Trans-Tasman services in and out of Wellington, PWB CEO Philip ... More >>

‘Kong stage’ benefits clear

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 2:17 pm | Positively Wellington Business

One year since it opened, Camperdown Studios’ world-class main sound stage is continuing to help attract lucrative and creative film-makers to Wellington. More >>

Creative HQ businesses proven winners

Wednesday, 12 April 2006, 4:36 pm | Positively Wellington Business

Wellington business incubator Creative HQ’s reputation for producing fledgling high-growth businesses has been further strengthened, with the naming of the finalists for this year’s 2006 Gold Awards. More >>

PWB Congratulates Young Wellington Incubators

Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 3:18 pm | Positively Wellington Business

Positively Wellington Business, the region’s economic development agency, has congratulated four outstanding Wellington incubator companies who will be representing New Zealand later this week in a World Entrepreneurship Summit in Brazil. More >>

Film Infrastructure A Silver Lining For Halo

Thursday, 6 October 2005, 12:28 am | Positively Wellington Business

Positively Wellington Business is delighted that investment into local film infrastructure is paying off with the announcement that multi-million dollar movie Halo will be winging its way to Wellington. More >>

Upgrading NZ screen production capability

Friday, 30 September 2005, 12:26 am | Positively Wellington Business

A summary of Positively Wellington Business’ winning application in the Economic Development Agencies of New Zealand Practitioner Awards for Excellence in Regional Development More >>