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

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  • Lyttelton SummerFest offers a traditional kiwi hang out, the afternoon and evening of March 5th at The Grassy. Bring the whanau, some kai

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    Pam Warhurst

    Pam Warhurst (Incredible Edible Todmorden) will be in Lyttelton Friday 19 February as part of her NZ

  • 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

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    Keep up with your community! Here are ways to find out what's coming

  • Add some Christmas cheer and love to residents with donations of non-perishable food and gifts (new and pre-loved).

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  • You can trust Lyttelton to put on a great summer festival! . . .

    Our SummerFest will involve many events around Lyttelton Harbour, including two major events run by Project Lyttelton:

    The ...

  • "Mr Man" a.k.a. Ihorangi Peters, a local boy who is extraordinary beyond his years. Follow the link to see why! ...

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


  • This year's theme for the photography competition is "Lyttelton Alive at the Festival of Lights".

    Photos must be taken at a Festival event and submitted by midday Sunday 30th June. (To be reviewed due to snow - watch this

  • Thank you for all your phone calls...In light of the pending snow fall expected on Friday; the Festival of Lights Street Party will not go ahead this Friday.

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    10 – 1 Fanciful Fascinators with Stela Cruickshank - The Portal

    Using upcycled materials and experimental techniques

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    5.30pm - 10.30pm STREET PARTY

    (Due to snow street party has been postponed to Friday 28th
  • 6:00pm Photo judging at the Porthole.

    Come down for a warm

  • Passionate about Lyttelton? Passionate about building community?

    Project Lyttelton is seeking maternity cover for two roles and has a new and exciting position to fill:

    General Manager, 20 Hrs a week - Maternity cover 6 month


    MONDAY 22 OCTOBER  At The Portal, 54A Oxford St  7.15pm


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  • Monday October 1st 7.15p.m. at The Portal, 54A Oxford St

    LIFT Library presents: "Edible City", a feature-length documentary film that

  • WEDNESDAY SEPT. 5TH 7.15 p.m. at the Portal 54a Oxford St.

    Michael Moore's: Capitalism - a Love


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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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