Council-controlled trading organisation

Christchurch International Airport Limited operates Christchurch’s domestic and international airport, the second busiest airport in New Zealand as measured by passenger numbers.  It is a council-controlled trading organisation in which the Crown has a 25% shareholding.  The remaining 75% is owned by Christchurch City Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of the Christchurch City Council.

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Key Company Information

Entity Form Council-controlled trading organisation
Established 1988
Head Office Christchurch
Primary Legislation Companies Act 1993; Local Government Act 2002

Board of Directors

Person Role Term
Ms Catherine Drayton Chair (non Crown) 1 Oct 2009 - 31 Oct 2023
Mr Paul Reid Director 1 May 2018 - 30 Apr 2024
Mrs Kate Morrison Director (non Crown) 19 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2023
Ms Sarah Ottrey Director (non Crown) 1 Mar 2019 - 28 Feb 2022
Mr Chris Paulsen Director (non Crown) 11 Oct 2010 - 31 Oct 2022