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.

Screen Sector Strategy

Screen Sector Strategy

The strategy focuses on attracting more productions, promoting investment opportunities and supporting Wellington's screen industry. More›

Renewed partnership for SME support

Grow Wellingtons's partnership with Government will continue to support businesses for another five and a half years. More›

Climbing high in Asia-Pacific small city ranking

Wellington has been ranked one of the Asia-Pacific Small Cities of the Future by fDi Intelligence. More›

Demand for IT interns grows

The Summer of Tech internship programme is meeting increasing demand from businesses as New Zealand’s ICT sector strengthens. More›


About Us

Grow Wellington is part of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA). We work 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.



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