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

  • 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


    timebank-spring series 2012

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • farewellsweetvolcano2

    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


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