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

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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

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

Wairarapa Irrigation Project

Aiming to improve regional prosperity while promoting the sustainable management of land and water, this project has reached a key milestone. More›

Keynot speaker Allison Baum at et4e15

EdTech Conference 2015

EdTech enables the highly-valued New Zealand education experience to be spread around the world, conference delegates at et4e15 were told. 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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