Council Controlled Organisations

A Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) is a company or organisation in which the Council, or a number of councils, hold 50% or more of the voting rights, or can appoint 50% or more of the trustees, directors or managers. Council engages in this form of partnership where it provides advantages for a more effective, efficient and financially viable means of delivering services. We have four subsidiaries:

  • Omarama Airfield Ltd
  • Tourism Waitaki Ltd (formerly known as Waitaki Development Board)
  • Waitaki District Health Services Ltd
  • Whitestone Contracting Ltd