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Help Wellington Win A Webby

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 11:07 am | WellingtonNZ

WellingtonNZ’s website is one of five finalists in the Travel and Lifestyle section – an achievement the Webby Awards organisation says is major and puts the organisation among the top 12 per cent of 13,000 projects entered. More >>

Wellington’s “Intangible Energy” Focus Of New Visitor Campaign

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 4:15 pm | WellingtonNZ

Based on capturing and defining the city’s famous but equally intangible energy, You Would in Wellington invites visitors to discover something new about themselves – and Wellington. More >>

Canadian Filmmakers Heading To Wellington

Friday, 15 March 2024, 7:00 pm | WellingtonNZ

Film and television producers from Canada and across New Zealand are meeting in Wellington next week for a co-production summit to discuss potential new ventures. Thirty Canadians will join 50 of their Kiwi counterparts for a series of meetings ... More >>

Tongan Film Red, White And Brass Inspires Next Generation Of Film-makers

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 8:13 pm | WellingtonNZ

More than 1400 school children will get the opportunity to see the Tongan spirit of ‘māfana’ at a special, free screening of the movie Red, White and Brass which has just had its world premiere in Wellington. Red, White and Brass tells the true ... More >>

Enduro World Series Mountain Bike Race Comes To Wellington

Friday, 11 February 2022, 10:37 am | WellingtonNZ

For the first time Wellington will host an Enduro World Series (EWS) mountain bike race – one of only four world series qualifier events in the country. Capital Enduro, to be held in April 2022, recognises Wellington as a destination for top level mountain ... More >>

Santa’s Little Helpers Hitting Wellington This Week

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 10:38 am | WellingtonNZ

Wellington’s CBD will get an injection of Christmas spirit from this weekend, with plenty of festive treats hitting the capital. Shoppers will be able to get their hands on a wide range of Wellington artisanal products at the Love Local Wellington ... More >>

Wellington Business Success Stories Get The Podcast Treatment

Monday, 22 November 2021, 11:11 am | WellingtonNZ

WellingtonNZ has launched its first ever series of podcasts – Imagine this with Jehan Casinader – featuring industry leaders, maverick minds and change makers. Series-host Jehan Casinader, a leading New Zealand journalist, teases out the respective ... More >>

Big Number Of Businesses Register For Shop & Win Competition

Friday, 1 October 2021, 1:03 pm | WellingtonNZ

Almost 200 Wellington retailers and leisure experiences are taking part in WellingtonNZ’s Love Local – Shop & Win competition, which has a $10,000 shopping spree up for grabs. The competition was originally aligned with the World of WearableArt ... More >>

Winter A Season Of Content For Wellington

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 12:06 pm | WellingtonNZ

The weather’s cool but Wellington’s events line-up is even cooler as the city comes alive with something for everyone from jazz and surrealist art to All Blacks rugby, stand-up comedy and craft beer. WellingtonNZ Events and Experiences General ... More >>

One Month On And The Trans-Tasman Bubble A Cracker For Wellington

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 1:47 pm | WellingtonNZ

Australian visitor numbers to Wellington are down on pre-covid levels but those that have come are certainly happy to open their wallets during the first month of the trans-Tasman travel bubble. Quarantine-free travel between Wellington and Australia ... More >>

Make Plans Early To Attend Two Big Rugby Tests In Wellington

Friday, 21 May 2021, 4:47 pm | WellingtonNZ

Top-flight international rugby action returns to Wellington with the All Blacks playing two Rugby Championship matches at Sky Stadium – against Australia on 28 August and Argentina on 18 September. WellingtonNZ Events and Experiences General ... More >>

You Beauty! Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble Good News For Wellington

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 4:22 pm | WellingtonNZ

The announcement that a trans-Tasman travel bubble with Australia will open on 19 April will usher in the next stage of Wellington’s economic rebound. Australia is Wellington’s largest international visitor market, accounting for 37 per cent ... More >>

Event Packed Weekend As Wellington Moves To Level 1

Monday, 21 September 2020, 5:38 pm | WellingtonNZ

Van Gogh art lovers, New Zealand music fans and live performance lovers in general are all set to benefit from Wellington’s move to alert level 1. Event crowd numbers have been restricted to 100 in Level 2 but with the move to level 1 from 11.59pm ... More >>

Wellington Set To March To The Tune Of Live Performances

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 11:30 am | WellingtonNZ

Whether it’s drum and bass or the dulcet tones of classical music, Wellingtonians are gagging for live events with tickets for a range of events flying out the door. All 1400 tickets to Breaking Beats drum & bass gig sold out within minutes ... More >>

Government Tourism Funding For Wellington And Wairarapa

Friday, 5 June 2020, 3:23 pm | WellingtonNZ

Tempting Kiwis to visit Wellington and the Wairarapa post-lockdown through sassy marketing campaigns just got a financial boost. WellingtonNZ (up to $1 million) and Destination Wairarapa (up to $400,000) will receive the funding as part of the Government’s ... More >>

Charter Flights Under Consideration For International Students

Monday, 1 June 2020, 12:46 pm | WellingtonNZ

Measures to safely see international students return to Wellington are being investigated and include the possibility of using chartered aircraft to streamline the process. The international study sector is valuable to the local economy. In 2017, Wellington’s ... More >>

WellingtonNZ launches new digital story-telling website

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 12:24 pm | WellingtonNZ

WellingtonNZ is taking telling the Wellington region’s story to the next level, launching a new-look website this week. More >>

Tech gets good at Techweek Wellington

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:25 am | WellingtonNZ

A hackathon to help refugees settle in New Zealand and a discussion around how gaming can have a positive effect on children’s wellbeing are just two of the events on offer at next week’s Techweek Wellington, running from 20 – 26 May. More >>

Wellington’s inspiring young talent recognised

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 1:58 pm | WellingtonNZ

Chinese international student Benjamin Lin may only be 18, but he’s already achieved more than many of his peers could dream of. As the youngest ‘authorised’ writer in his home country, he’s published two books and opened a writing school to raise ... More >>

Chinese language visitor website vital to region’s economy

Friday, 25 July 2014, 10:44 am | WellingtonNZ

A new Chinese version of WellingtonNZ.com that’s gone live today is vital to driving further growth out of New Zealand’s second largest visitor market, says Positively Wellington Tourism (PWT) Chief Executive David Perks. The translation of key content ... More >>





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