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.

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›


Pilot manufacturing summer internship

Student internship is proving mutually beneficial for a Lower Hutt business and a Wellington university student. More.

Grow Wellington heading to Melbourne Jobs Expo

If you are an employer seeking skilled and experienced new employees, this is your chance to meet and recruit. 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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