COs - Council Organisations

COs are organisations for which a local authority controls any proportion of the voting rights, or rights to appoint directors/trustees.

The Nelson Centre of Musical Arts

The Nelson Centre of Musical Arts is a non-profit, charitable organisation, which operates with financial support from Nelson City Council and a small number of key funding partners.

Nelson Festivals Trust

Following 24 successful years of development and support, in 2018 the Nelson City Council moved the Nelson Arts Festival into a community-based, autonomous organisation to enable it to grow and flourish. The Nelson Arts Festival is now under the governance of the Nelson Festivals Trust, a registered charity