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5 June 2019 / News

Government funding a boost for community-driven environmental initiative

The Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour Plan to restore the cultural and ecological health of Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour has received a $150,000 boost.
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27 May 2019 / News

Erosion control key of health of Lyttelton Harbour

A trial is under way to see if roadside plantings can help reduce the amount of sediment ending up in Lyttelton Harbour.
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16 May 2019 / News

Lyttelton wastewater project work pumps up

Work on a $53 million project to upgrade wastewater services in the Lyttelton harbour area is moving to a crucial...
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16 May 2019 / News

Eavesdropping on dolphins builds scientific knowledge

Underwater, ears are more useful than eyes. That’s because sound travels through water much better than light, as marine scientist...
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16 May 2019 / News

Lyttelton Harbour wastewater project digs into final phase

Work is under way on the final phase of the $53 million Lyttelton Harbour Wastewater Project through Heathcote and Woolston....
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16 May 2019 / News

Trained eyes on the Hectors dolphins

Maryjane Waru stands on a container near the construction of the new cruise ship berth with her trained eyes on...
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16 May 2019 / News

Lyttelton Harbour pipeline goes submarine

A project aimed at improving water quality in Lyttelton Harbour is moving into the first marine stage of construction. A...
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11 April 2019 / News

Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour plan takes out national award

An aspirational plan to restore the cultural and ecological health of Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour has taken out a national planning award....
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22 November 2018 / News

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...
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Upcoming events

May 3
mar 21

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…