Council-controlled organisations (CCOs)

These organisations independently manage Council facilities and deliver services and activities to Lower Hutt residents and visitors to Lower Hutt.

Seaview Marina is Wellington's fastest developing marina, situated at the sheltered north-east end of Wellington Harbour.

Seaview Marina is a fast developing modern, safe, and well serviced marina for vessels 24 metres down to trailer boats.

They offer the most extensive hardstand and haul out facilities for commercial and pleasure craft in Wellington.

Seaview Marina's aim is to provide you with a facility that is responsive to your needs and offers a comprehensive range of value for money services in pleasant surroundings.


Annual reports are available on Seaview Marina

Urban Plus is owned by Hutt City Council and was established in July 2007.  Urban Plus operates as ​a

Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) under the Local Government Act 2002.

Urban Plus is a multi-faceted property management and development company, pre-dominantly focussed towards social and public housing outcomes along the housing continuum. Urban Plus owns and manages a rental housing portfolio of approximately 200 units within various areas of Lower Hutt, aimed at providing housing for the low income elderly; whereby it charges below-market rents.

Urban Plus procures and develops land / property with multiple outcomes in mind, such as:

  • Developing and releasing discounted housing for the first home buyer and owner-occupier target markets,
  • Working with our partners to develop and supply new Community Housing
  • Growing its own housing stock to provide more options in the long term rental space.

Urban Plus looks to align with providers who deliver progressive home ownership and long term rental outcomes. In terms of partnering with Community Housing providers such as Hutt City Council, Dwell, Kahungunu Whanau Services,

Te Kahui Rangitahi o Te Atiawa. Urban Plus actively participates in the market to procure land for development with the intention to grow in all aspects of it's operations in up and coming years.


Annual reports are available on Urban Plus

Wellington Water Limited, trading as Wellington Water , was established in September 2014 and was the result of a merger between Greater Wellington Regional Council’s water supply group and Capacity Infrastructure Services Limited.

Capacity Infrastructure Services Limited was established in 2004 as a shared service council-controlled trading organisation, jointly owned by the Hutt and Wellington city councils. Its focus was to provide high quality, safe and environmentally sustainable services to its shareholders with a focus on asset management planning and contracted service delivery. In 2008 Upper Hutt City Council Contracted Capacity to manage its water, stormwater and wastewater services and assets.

On November 1, 2013, Capacity's ownership was restructured with Hutt, Porirua, Upper Hutt, and Wellington city councils all becoming equal shareholders.

Wellington Water now is owned by the Hutt, Porirua, Upper Hutt and Wellington city councils, South Wairarapa District Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council. The councils are all equal shareholders.

The role of Wellington Water is to manage the drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater services of its shareholder council owners.


Annual reports, statements of intent, and other reports are available on the Wellington Water