What are Council controlled organisations?
Council controlled organisations (CCOs) are organisations in which the Council is involved by itself or with other local authorities and controls any proportion of voting rights or rights to appoint directors. Find out more about council controlled organisations below.
What are Council-controlled trading organisations?
Council-controlled trading organisations (CCTO's) are council-controlled organisations that operate a trading undertaking for the purpose of making a profit.
Great South was established as Southland’s regional development agency in March 2019. Committed to driving economic, social and cultural growth, Great South has a clear mandate to leverage opportunities for Southland in the areas of economic and business development, tourism and events.
Focusing on encouraging the region's overall wellbeing and success, Great South incorporates the Southland Regional Tourism Organisation, central government’s Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network, delivers a range of events and regional initiatives, and runs a number of government-funded contracts that pave the way for regional growth and development.
The Statement of Intent outlines the organisations overall direction and sets out the strategic objectives. See below for a link to Statements of Intent, 6 monthly and annual reports.
Great South statements of intent
SpaceOps NZ is the trading name of Space Operations New Zealand Limited. It is a council-controlled trading organisation under the Local Government Act 2002, being a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southland Regional Development Agency Limited.
SpaceOps NZ statements of Intent
Milford Community Trust
The Milford Community Trust was established in 2007 by the Southland District Council and the Department of Conservation, with the assistance of Environment Southland, to provide leadership and governance for the Milford community.
See below for a link to Statement of Intent, performance and 6 monthly reports.
Milford Community Trust statements of intent
Southland Museum and Art Gallery Trust Board (SMAG)
The Southland Museum and Art Gallery Trust Board (SMAGTB) is responsible for the enhancement, preservation, maintenance and governance of the museum and art collections.
The goals of the board are to:
- Foster, promote and celebrate a sense of connection, understanding and awareness of the importance of the cultural, social and natural history of Murihiku (Southland); Rakiura (Stewart Island); Te Rua o Te Moko (Fiordland); Tini Heke (Snares Island); Motu Ihupuku (Campbell Island); Auckland Islands, Adams Island and Antipodes Island Group (Subantarctic Islands) through the collection
- Provide the opportunity for Mana Whenua to connect directly with Taoka
- Acknowledge the special relationship between the trust board and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and the four Rūnaka - Waihōpai Rūnaka; Te Rūnanga o Awarua; Te Rūnaka o Ōraka Aparima; Hokonui Rūnanga as intergenerational guardians of Taoka Māori held within the collection
- Serve the community and its development by providing vision, leadership and support for the acquisition, care, research, communication, loan and exhibition of the materials, evidence and related information
For more information contact the Southland Museum and Art Gallery Invercargill Director on (03) 218 9753 or email email@example.com
See below for a link to Statement of Intent, interim and annual reports.