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

  • Stuck with what to do on a winter monday evening? TONIGHT and every Monday through the winter,...

  • Nicole Foss talkBuilding local resilience in an era of economic turmoil and resource depletion

    Public Talk: Tuesday 27th March at




    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


    claire teresaThe Garage Sale team has been busily planning for their new future back at the Project

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    This exhibition has been funded by the Project Lyttelton Earthquake Fund. Click here to read more from the photographer Amelia de






  • A message from the organisers:


    Thank you for supporting our fundraising art exhibition last weekend! As some of you know first-hand, it was a

  • Lyttelton Community Garden

    Open Day

  • FREE HANGING BASKETS - all planted up and ready to burst into flower - we have 100 yes 100 being delivered to the community garden TODAY (Friday 4th November). A huge thank...
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    Lyttelton News for November 4th 2011

    Read the latest from the  Lyttelton News (as featured in the Akaroa

  • TimeBank Aotearoa New Zealand Hui 2011

    Connecting Timebanking in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Lyttelton, New Zealand

    14-16 October, 2011

    Come together to gain strength, sharing and community. There is a real sense of

  • Project Lyttelton's Earthquake Funds


    Do you have a project, plan or idea that would benefit the people of Lyttelton?

    Contact us and

  • Project Lyttelton's Earthquake Fund

    Since the earthquakes many people have shown their compassion and support for our community by donating money to a number of community groups within Lyttelton. A donate button on the Project Lyttelton website

  • 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

  • On sunday June the 19 was a Visioning Day for Lyttelton.

    The third of a series of Green Party Public Forums on the rebuilding of a sustainable and resilient Christchurch took place last Sunday and this one focused on the future of...
  • The Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre is back up and running with Earthquake Recovery Community News and Advice now being updated on ...

  • I attended a Civil Defence briefing on Friday, at which it was confirmed by John Hamilton, the National Controller, that three...
  • The Lyttelton Farmers market has been invited to Terrace Downs Resort on April 27th for a fun family day out in the school holidays.

    The outing will be a welcome boost to Lyttelton residents wanting a day out; a bonus for


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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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