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  • Project Lyttelton's Earthquake Funds

    FUNDING  AVAILABLE

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

    Contact us and

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • lyttelton-farmersmarket-logoDue to the earthquake the market and

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  • lyttelton-harbour-kitchensHarbour Kitchens is a cook book incorporating local recipes, anecdotes, kids’ art and gorgeous

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  • The Lyttelton Time Bank played a vital part in the local response to the recent New Zealand quakes. This report is from the ground.

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  • There are a few conversations happening at present regarding home heating and concerns re families possibly struggling to heat their homes this winter due to damage earthquake homes. We are currently working on joining all the dots between

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  • Unfortunately the bus service currently running to Halswell New World has come to an end.   The final day will be Saturday the 2nd April.
    We are happy to discuss the decision with any individuals affected please call  Kelvin Gray, 3229991.
  • Suuport the Lyttelton Farmers Market - Vote in the Taste Farmers Market poll

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  • Weekly updates are now being published online in PDF Format.This is a combined community effort.

    The Update is being published in conjunction with Project Lyttelton - Lyttelton Timebank - Lyttelton Harbour

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  • There is significant rockfall hazard present on the Port Hills, especially east of Bowenvale. Large numbers of mature trees will need to be removed where cracking and slumping is present in the root zone of the tree.

    Most Port Hill mountain

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  • The current opening hours for Community House is 9am - 6pm, Youth Centre 10am - 6pm.

    Both services are operating their drop in services for their perspective age groups and facilitation for extra assistance is also provided.

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  • There will be a further community briefing from Civil Defence on Thursday 24th March, 6.00pm to 7.30pm, on the grassy area above Lyttelton Main school. It is my understanding that this will include a geotechnical update on potential...
  • Don Ross Transport has very kindly offered to bring Lyttelton residents to Barrington Shopping Centre every Monday. Starting March 21st

    10am: Depart Lyttelton Rec Centre
    Shop for one hour at Barrington Shopping Centre...

  • As you know we opened the Time Bank garage sale yesterday to raise money for the Lyttelton Community House. They are cooking and delivering meals to those in need in our community. We raised a tidy sum of $400 and I will drop that into them this...
  • I have talked on this matter before. My thoughts are ever evolving! This is what I think is important at this stage in our

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  • I don’t have the latest figure of donations coming into this community via Project Lyttelton to hand as I write this. I will send that out in the next...
  • Update Your Business or Community Organisation Listing Information in the Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre Directory

    You might like to send this out to the LHBA list. Alternatively as our site is updated you might like to highlight...
  • These pages featured in the Lyttelton News in the Akaroa Mail you can download and read them as PDF documents

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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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