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

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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

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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.

Grow Wellington's Primary Sector Strategy

Primary Sector Strategy

Connecting producers with new market opportunities, facilitating clusters and alliances and optimising land and infrastructure assets. More›

Manufacturing accelerator - A New Zealand first

Manufacturing accelerator - A New Zealand first

New Zealand’s first product and manufacturing business accelerator programme will run in Wellington this year. More›

Wellington-made app a hit at US tech show

Wellington-made app a hit at SXSW

Local mobile technology is being used in the latest campaign to attract technology workers to the region. More.

Wellington screen capital gets set to grow

Screen gets set to grow

Wellington remains the country’s film capital, with businesses earning $645 million from feature film revenue in the last financial year. 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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