The following organisations are owned or partially owned by the Christchurch City Council.
City Care Ltd(external link) is a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO). 100% owned by the Council.
A Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO). One hundred per cent owned by the Council.
Christchurch City Holdings Ltd(external link) is 100% owned by the Council.
It holds shares in various trading companies and monitors other trading companies and their subsidiaries.
The subsidiary companies are:
Christchurch International Airport Ltd(external link) (CIAL) is jointly owned by the Council (75%) and the Crown (25%).
ChristchurchNZ Holdings Ltd(external link) came into being on 1 July 2017, bringing together Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT), Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC), International Education, the Convention Bureau and the Christchurch City Council’s Major Events team.
Development Christchurch Ltd (DCL) was established to collaborate in the regeneration and redevelopment of Christchurch.
DCL is Christchurch's urban development agency – a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Christchurch City Holdings Ltd (CCHL), the Council’s commercial holdings company.
We work for Council and alongside Regenerate Christchurch, Ōtākaro and other agencies and stakeholders.
EcoCentral is a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO), 100% owned by the Council.
Working to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and finding ways to ensure Christchurch is a leader in recycling.
Enable Services Ltd(external link) is a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO). 100% owned by CCHL and trades as Enable Networks.
Lyttelton Port Company Ltd(external link) was established under the Port Companies Act 1988 operating the Port of Lyttelton. The Council has 100% shareholding in the company.
Orion New Zealand Ltd(external link) is an energy network management company in which Council has an 89.3% shareholding.
Orion owns the electrical contracting business Connetics Ltd(external link).
RBL Property Limited is a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO) 100% owned by the Council.
In December 2020 Red Bus Limited changed its name to RBL Property Limited.
Te Kaha Project Delivery Ltd is a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO).
One hundred per cent owned by the Council, it is the delivery company for the new Canterbury multi-use arena to be constructed over the next few years.
Transwaste Canterbury Ltd(external link) is a joint venture between local authorities in the region and Canterbury Waste Services Limited (CWS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Waste Management NZ Limited, with Council owning 38.9%.
The purpose is to own and operate a non-hazardous regional landfill in Canterbury.
Venues Ōtautahi(external link) (formerly known as Vbase) owns, manages and operates a portfolio of venues in Christchurch. 100% owned by the Council.
The Central Plain Water Trust(external link) was established by the Christchurch City and Selwyn District Councils to facilitate sustainable development of Central Canterbury’s water resources.
Central Plain Water Trust owns the resource consents 'take' water and holds these for use by Central Plains Water Limited, for use in the proposed Canterbury Plains Water Enhancement Scheme.
Christchurch Agency for Energy Trust (CAfE) was a charitable trust established by the Council on 13 July 2010.
The primary purpose of the trust was to promote energy efficiency initiatives and the use of renewable energy in Christchurch.
The trust was wound up on 17 December 2019.
The Mayor's Welfare Fund(external link) was established in 1897 as the Mayor's Coal and Blanket Fund. The fund provides assistance to families and individuals in our community who are in extreme financial distress.
The fund works with other helping agencies in the city and can provide assistance on a one-off basis where real needs can be shown.
The fund is a last resort measure when people have exhausted other appropriate sources such as Work and Income New Zealand (WINZ).
Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust(external link) is a registered community housing provider and charitable trust offering affordable homes and building sustainable communities across greater Ōtautahi.
Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust has been leasing the Christchurch City Council’s social housing portfolio since 2016.
Riccarton House and Bush Trust(external link) manage a 6.4 hectare native bush remnant gifted to the people of Canterbury in 1914.
The trust manages Riccarton House and its 5.4 hectares of grounds including Deans Cottage, the first house built on the Canterbury Plains.
Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust (RDBPT)(external link) is a charitable trust and was created by the Council on 12 July 2010
The trust was established to honour the memory of Rod Donald and his commitment to Banks Peninsula. The trust exists for the benefit of the present and future inhabitants of the Banks Peninsula and visitors to the region.
The trust’s long-term vision is to restore the Banks Peninsula to its traditional status as Te Pataka o Rakaihautu – the storehouse that nourishes. In pursuit of this vision, the trust promotes the sustainable management and conservation of the natural environment of the Banks Peninsula.