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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 >>

Fire up for a spring weekend in Wellington

Monday, 21 October 2013, 10:49 am | WellingtonNZ

With fireworks set to light up weekend skies in the capital on Saturday 9 November, here’s five sure-fire ways to have a cracker of a weekend in Wellington. More >>

Winning Window Displays WOW® Judge

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 3:37 pm | WellingtonNZ

A display inspired by Austrian symbolist painter, Gustav Klimt, saw Cuba Street’s Emporium Vintage Boutique take top honours in the World of WearableArt™ Window Dressing Competition. More >>