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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›

Sydney opera house

Wellington pitched as top choice to expat talent 

Economic development agency Grow Wellington is heading to Sydney’s New Zealand Jobs Expo. More›


Petes Dragon to be filmed in Wellington

Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Lands in Wellington

Wellington’s screen industry will receive a further boost from Disney’s production of the film Pete’s Dragon. More


Animfx Speakers

Nanogirl at Wellington FX and gaming event

Dr Dickinson will talk about how she has applied gaming to her scientific communications work. 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.



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