The Mt Wellington Licensing Trust owns and manages the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, the Landmark Bar, Corner Bar and the Waipuna Conference Suites Highbrook through its operating arm Mt Wellington Trust Hotels Ltd. It also provides majority Board representation for Mt Wellington Foundation Ltd, a gaming charity, and the Mt Wellington Charitable Trust, a community charity. Through good governance the Trust elected members and management has the following purpose statement:


“The group exists to generate meaningful profits for the betterment of its local community.” It accomplishes this specifically through its purpose statement: “The Board and Executive of the group recognise our privileged position and truly value:



• contributing to the community

• the stewardship of excellent community owned assets

• our employees, without whom none of this would be possible

• our guests, whose comfort and loyalty we wish to assure and retain.”

Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre

Since its humble beginnings in the 1970’s Waipuna Hotel was then transformed into Waipuna International Hotel and Conference Centre.