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Healthy Harbour programme manager appointed

The Whakaraupō Healthy Harbour partnership has appointed a programme manager to oversee the implementation of the Whaka Ora Healthy Harbour plan.Governors Bay resident Karen Banwell started in the role this month. She will be based at Rapaki, but also have the...

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Visionary plan for Lyttelton Harbour launched

An aspirational plan to restore the cultural and ecological health of Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour is being launched today. Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour is the result of a commitment made by Environment Canterbury, Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu,...

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Harbour Clean-up

Join us in celebrating the launch of the Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour plan and Sea Week with a harbour clean-up and BBQ. When: Friday 9 March 4:30-6:30 pm Where: Lyttelton - Naval Point, Erskine Point Diamond Harbour - Community Centre, 2A Waipapa Ave...

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2018: E aro ki te hā (Be the Change)

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. WE are the ones we’ve been waiting for. WE are the change that we seek." - Barack Obama It’s this sentiment - that everyone is a change maker - that encapsulates the...

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Future-proofing Whakaraupo/Lyttelton Harbour

Kia ora koutou katoa. When Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council, and the Lyttelton Port Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to work together to create an action plan for...

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Unexpected algae find

A Japanese algae which invaded Lyttelton Harbour in the mid-80s has not had the negative effect it could have.

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