Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency

The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency Limited, trading as WellingtonNZ, supports economic performance across the region to enhance prosperity, vibrancy and liveability for the people who live and work in the region.

WellingtonNZ markets Wellington as a destination for visitors, migrants and investors; it helps businesses grow and innovate; it advocates for Wellington’s economy and attracts and promotes major events and runs our civic venues.

The WellingtonNZ teams work across regional development, destination and attraction; events and experience; and marketing and communications. WellingtonNZ’s vision for Wellington; our purpose is to make the Wellington region wildly famous.

Its programmes, projects and initiatives are designed to act as catalysts, helping Wellington to unlock more of its economic potential.

Board of Directors

  • Tracey Bridges, Board, Chair
  • Daphne Luke
  • Paul Retimanu
  • David Wilks
  • Jo Healey
  • Jill Hatchwell


Annual reports and statements of intent are available on the WellingtonNZ website.

Quarterly reports 2023-24

Quarterly reports 2022-23