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The Council has established several companies and trusts to help it achieve its goals for Wellington. These organisations were set up to independently manage Council facilities, or deliver specific services and developments on behalf of Wellington residents.
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Manages Wellington's Basin Reserve. The Trust:
It was set up as a Council Controlled Organisation in 2002, then as a trust in 2005
Cricket Wellington manages the day-to-day operations of the grounds.
Manages all Wellington and Hutt City Council drainage and water services. Capacity:
As Wellington’s official tourism organisation, Positively Wellington markets Wellington as New Zealand’s ultimate urban destination. The organisation:
Positively Wellington Tourism
Manages Wellington's premiere events and performance venues "where grow business meets show business", including the Michael Fowler Centre, Town Hall, St James Theatre, Opera House and TSB Events Centre. The organisation:
Positively Wellington Venues
Maintains and operates the cable car, and maintains the trolley-bus over-head electrical system. It:
The company was formed after 1991 legislation stopped local authorities running passenger transport services.
Wellington Cable Car
Provides seven educational and cultural facilities: Capital E, the Museum of Wellington City and Sea, the City Gallery, Colonial Cottage Museum, the Cable Car Museum, Carter Observatory, and the New Zealand Cricket Museum. The Trust:
Owns, operates and maintains the Westpac Stadium. This Trust is not a Council Controlled Organisation, but is a charitable trust jointly settled by Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council. The Trust:
Manages the Zoo, educates the community about zoology and supports conservation initiatives.
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