Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour

Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour is an important place for many different people. The mana whenua of Ngāti Wheke, residents, and visitors all share a love for the harbour and surrounding bays.

The Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour plan sets a way forward for the community to ensure the ecological and cultural health of Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour as mahinga kai is restored for us and our children after us.

Our vision

Ecological bands and Key Focus Areas

The Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour plan targets six ecological areas for change. Each ecological band is of equal importance and will help weave our korowai for the Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour catchment.

Rocky outcrops and indigenous forests

Streams

Hills and lowlands

Wetlands and saltmarsh

Taihua/Foreshore

Harbour

Project map

Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour projects

There are many exciting projects contributing to the implementation of the Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour plan.

Find out more about them via our interactive map.

The future of Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour

Be a change-maker

News and events

whitebait
14 May 2021 / News

Īnaka ki Whakaraupō project on-track to better whitebait habitat

The Īnaka ki Whakaraupō research project has taken a major step towards ensuring whitebait (īnaka) have safe, well protected areas to spawn in the catchment...
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8 December 2020 / News

Mena the Conservation Dog

Mena the conservation dog and her trainer Alastair were back at Lyttelton Port Company recently to locate any penguins that...
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Te Ana Marina
25 November 2020 / News

Connecting Lyttelton to Te Ana Marina

Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is linking the people of Lyttelton to the waterfront with a new pedestrian pathway to Te Ana Marina.
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Events

24 July 2020 / Events, News

Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour Plan showcase, 26 July 2020

You are invited to the Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour Plan showcase on Sunday, 26 July from 1pm onwards at Living Springs in Allandale...
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