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Check out the latest Metrics for Wairarapa

Check out the latest Metrics for Wairarapa in the Quarterly Economic Monitor.

Business

Callaghan R&D Experience Grant – Open Early!

The Callaghan Innovation R&D Experience Grants will open early on the 4TH June, 2024.

Events

Foodstuffs Emerging Supplier Forum

Foodstuffs are back in the Wairarapa on the 11th of June with their Emerging Supplier Forum (foodstuffs.co.nz).

Work & Study

Girls who Grow

With the support of WellingtonNZ, Girls who Grow will launch in high schools and colleges across Wellington…

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Wairarapa Film Festival

Come and celebrate local film and filmmakers at the 4th Wairarapa Film Festival, held annually in our beautiful region.

Business

Wairarapa Quarterly Economic Update for December 2023

Check out our regions economic performance for the quarter to December 2023.

Business

Business Growth Sessions

Business Growth Sessions are back! Make a FREE appointment to meet with Clare Menzies from WellingtonNZ…

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Growth Jam with Kiwi Tech Leaders

The best growth marketers in our region are coming to Wellington…

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Wahine Fuelled Tech Event

Are you a wāhine working in Wellington's tech sector? Then come along to our Wāhine Fuelled Tech event…

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Growth & Product Masterclass

Scale-up Series: Growth and product masterclass with Joe Harris (Eucalyptus / Atlassian)

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TechWeek 2024 Wellington!

WellingtonNZ is running Tech Week Wellington in May. Check out our full programme of events…

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Wairarapa Quarterly Economic Update September 2023

Check out our regions economic performance for the quarter to September 2023.

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Food & Fibre Forum presentations

Did you miss out on our inaugural Food & Fibre Innovation Forum? You can view the presentations, funding information and…

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Water Resilience Summer Series

Join the Wairarapa Water Users Society, GWRC and WEDS on a series of field trips this summer looking at resilient water use solutions…

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Wairarapa Food & Fibre Priorities Report

WEDS have commissioned an investigative report covering a vast reach of engagement across Wairarapa F&F stakeholders.

Events

Food and Fibre Innovaton Forum

Join us on a Food & Fibre Innovation journey - including local case studies, technical expertise & funding pathways!

Business

Contract for 5 Towns Trail Trust Development

The Five Towns Trail network is one of 37 regionally significant initiatives highlighted in the Regional Economic Development Plan.

Events

Capital Raising Workshop Oct '23

Do you want to attract capital to your business? Or have a compelling startup idea that needs investment?

Events

AgriTourism Workshop

This event is for anyone who has been wondering how to turn their agritourism idea into a reality.

Events

Sales and Marketing Accelerator Breakfast

This event is a keynote and fireside chat with one of Australia's top digital marketers.

Work & Study

Wairarapa Rebels Celebrate Success

The inaugural Wairarapa Rebel Business School ran over the period 19-30 June 2023. This was led by the Wairarapa Economic Development Strategy…

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WEDS Annual Report

Read about the achievements from our first year of operation under the WEDS MoU

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Wairarapa Quarterly Economic Update June 2023

Check out our Region’s performance for the June 2023 quarter in the QEM.

Events

Callaghan Innovation Roadshow

If you’re looking for support to grow your business or bring your innovative idea to market, join us at the FREE Callaghan Innovation Roadshow!

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New fund Māori-led research and innovation

MBIE are calling for proposals to invest in Iwi/Māori led science, research and innovation projects.

Business

ANZ Business Outlook

Follow trends in NZ business confidence with the ANZ Business Outlook survey for June 2023.

Business

Regional Emissions Reduction Forum (Wellington)

Are you interested in informing our Region’s Emission Reduction Plan? Come along on Monday 24th July

Business

Capital Raising Workshop

An intense, focused one-day workshop designed to give you the best chance possible of successfully raising seed capital.

Events

Wairarapa Business Summit

IGNITE YOUR BUSINESS! Join Business Wairarapa and an amazing lineup of speakers for a day of breakthrough strategies…

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FREE Business incubator programmes launch in Wairarapa!

WEDS is bringing Rebel Business School to town!

Business

Wairarapa Quarterly Economic Update March 2022

Check out our Region’s performance in the March 2022 quarterly economic monitor

Events

Wairarapa Water Availability and Security Forum

Join us on the 20th of June from 4.30 pm at the Martinborough Hotel for our Water Resilience Forum.

Events

FoodStuffs Emerging Supplier Forum

Foodstuffs North Island, in partnership with the Food Innovation Network, would love you to join us at our inaugural Emerging Supplier Forum.

Business

WellingtonNZ and CreativeHQ on hunt for the Region’s next tech unicorn

While Wellington is already home to some of Aotearoa’s biggest technology companies, www.wellingtonnz.com and www.CreativeHQ.co.nz are…

Business

Arohia Innovation Trailblazer Grant

Are you an innovation trailblazer? Do you have an innovation that’s new to the world, or are you bringing to Aotearoa New Zealand a world-leading innovation…

Work & Study

Rebel Business School coming to town!

We are excited to announce the Rebel Business School is coming to Wairarapa for the first time in June!

Business

Wairarapa satellite – Business Growth Manager

A Business Growth Manager from WellingtonNZ will be based at 3Mile once per fortnight, starting from the 16th of March.

Business

Wairarapa Quarterly Economic Update

Check out our Region’s performance in the December 2022 quarterly economic monitor.

Work & Study

WEDS Forum Governance Vacancies

We are looking for a Primary Sector Representative (Ag or Hort) and a Business Community Representative.

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Wairarapa becomes the newest International Dark Sky Reserve!

This unique status creates a significant opportunity to leverage our region's positive tourism, cultural, economic and environmental outcomes.

Business

Innovation Fund for Tourism Recovery

The Innovation Programme for Tourism Recovery is a $54 million contestable fund for projects that will have a meaningful impact across the tourism system.

Business

Need Business Support?

Sign up for the Regional Business Partners Network to access support services for your business! Registration is FREE and takes about 10 minutes. Have your NZBN handy…

Work & Study

Wellington Regional Workforce Plan Is Launched

The Wellington Regional Skills Leadership Group presented their first Regional Workforce Plan to Wairarapa stakeholders at UCOL last Monday afternoon.

Business

Wellington Regional Economic Development Plan Launched!

For the very first time, the Wellington-Wairarapa-Horowhenua region has a unified Wellington Regional Economic Development Plan developed by…

Events

Wairarapa Film Fest Masterton

Wairarapa Film Festival is a celebration of local films and filmmakers.

Work & Study

Don't miss the bus

For the first time ever, the INZONE Careers Coach is visiting our region!

Events

FREE Digital Marketing Workshops!

WellingtonNZ is running a FREE online workshop series for five weeks in response to a recent survey of businesses needs in the Wellington region.

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