Capital a world beater

Fri 9 Oct

Want to lease office space in Wellington? Expect to pay some of the world’s highest accelerating rents.

CentrePort (Source: Google Maps StreetView)

CentrePort returns to profit

Wed 30 Sep

Port recovers from earthquake damage. 

BIG SISTER: Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown is keen to extend  real-time sensors

Spotlight on Wellington: ‘Smelling’ graffiti: Wellington trials new smart city technology

Fri 25 Sep

Wellington is deploying a laboratory trial that adds to its smart city capability. The laboratory will be used to detect unusual behaviours after establishing a baseline and can “learn” to recognise the sounds of breaking glass or screaming, for example.

UNDER DEVELOPMENT: Kapiti Landing Business Park

Spotlight on Wellington: Kapiti reaches ‘tipping point’ for growth

Fri 25 Sep

The major new roading projects north of Wellington and along the Kapiti coast have taken the area to a “tipping point” for future rapid growth, Kapiti Chamber of Commerce chairwoman Liz Koh says.

WELLINGTON: Growing niche industries bolster capital’s reputation

Spotlight on Wellington: Business mood still surprisingly upbeat

Fri 25 Sep

The capital city has undergone something of a shift in the past 15 years – a shift displayed in the regional breakdown of economic growth data from Statistics NZ


Spotlight on Wellington: Capital hits the fast lane with infrastructure investment

Fri 25 Sep

Surrounded by mountains on one side and ocean on the other, Wellington has always been a challenging place for major improvements in infrastructure.



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