Niche sectors include industries globally recognised for their innovation and potential to become world changing.
Wellington is home to superb filmmaking technology and talent. The name Peter Jackson is synonymous with Wellington’s film industry. The Lord of the Rings trilogy established a benchmark for the global screen industry.
In the Wellington region manufacturing is a relatively small sector characterised by specialised companies making mostly non-consumer products for niche markets.
Human biotechnology and medical sciences in Wellington is a vibrant area of research, development and commercialisation.
The Wellington region has some key capabilities in marine distributed generation, waste to energy processing, sustainable design, clean transport and geospatial technology.
The manufacturing arm of the food and beverage sector in the Wellington region is relatively small and employs only 4.7% of the sector workforce in NZ. But over twenty thousand people ...
In Wellington region, the spatial sector is well established. Some of the key companies include Critchlow, Explorer Graphics Ltd, Terralink and E-Spatial.
Earthquakes are relatively common in New Zealand. In fact they occur daily but most are too slight to even notice.