A region led by innovation, driven by technology and focused on exports.

Growing your business

Whether you're looking to expand, export, develop new products or services, or wondering about available training and funding options, we have answers. Contact us to see how we can help

Invest in Wellington

Discover why Wellington is a world-class, cost effective location to do business. Contact our Business and Investment team for more information on how we can help.


There are a number of sectors in the Wellington region that have significant competitive advantages. At Grow Wellington our focus is on growing the scale of these sectors and accelerating the capability of the businesses in them.

Regional manufacturing strategy released

Our new regional manufacturing sector strategy is aimed at developing high value manufacturing. More›

Careers at Grow Wellington 

Are you a digital rock star? Can you change the world with 140 characters? We're searching for a creative and innovative Digital Channels Manager. More›

2014 Electra Business Award winners

Congratulations to all the winners at the 2014 Kapiti Horowhenua Electra Business Awards. More

Wellington tech stars continue to shine

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


About Us

Grow Wellington is the economic development agency working to accelerate economic growth in the Wellington region and make it more internationally competitive.


Our focus is on building business capability and growing sector scale along with attracting business, investment, talent and students to the region. We are the delivery agency for the Wellington Regional Strategy.


Boosting innovation, developing our workforce and working towards building strong ecosystems underpins all of Grow Wellington’s activities. We are targeted in our approach, working with businesses with the desire to export, innovate and grow.



RT @JessicaManins: Lovely drinks with @NZTechIA + @GrowWelly ladies & farewell to @candace_kinser
@GrowWelly, 23/10/2014
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