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

  • Emmaus In garden standing up DSC 6229 1 2Our Lyttelton Harbour Timebank turns 10 this

  • Emmaus In garden standing up DSC 6229 1 2Our Lyttelton Harbour Timebank

  • 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

  • LIFT Library Film Evening

    Last week the LIFT Library hosted the first of the August film evenings at the Portal. The focus was on matters of economics, especially the use of alternative currencies, a hot topic in Lyttelton just now.

  • Project Lyttelton is establishing a new project

    "Food Security in the Harbour Basin "

    This is a three year crown funded project.

    Applications are invited for Community Development Worker(s). Either one full time position or

  • Monday evenings 22 August - 19 September

    The Lyttelton community garden are running a series of film nights - come along and be inspired by a range of interesting films on topics from dirt to bees! Entry is for gold coin

  • Lyttelton Time Bank


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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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