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Lyttelton, portal to Canterbury’s historic past, a vibrant sustainable community creating a living future

  • Living Gardens - a thriving demonstration mini-farm to educate and empower the community towards sustainable food resilience.


  • Are you self-motivated, have a passion to work with the land and the people on it and want to be part of creating a resilient harbour basin?

    Project Lyttelton is looking for a Living Gardens Project Coordinator for the Living Springs




    Kotare Village is a developing Permaculture Village in Northern Hawkes Bay, you are invited to come and hear Bob Corker, from


    In Partnership with Living Economies, Project Lyttelton Launches the New LIFT Library.

    Discover, learn, be

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    Public Event: 28th of January, 12 - 3 pm

    Where: Lyttelton Pétanque Club


  • We are part of a Transition film coming out of the UK - this clip is the trailer for the FREE prelaunch viewing we will be having at the Portal on Friday


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Our Story

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Our Story explores the history and vision of Project Lyttelton (PL).Download Our Story PDF (1.5MB)

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