News and events


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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Banks Peninsula landscape
3 November 2020 / News

Community the focus for Whaka Ora team

The Whaka Ora Healthy Harbour team gave a deputation to the Banks Peninsula Water Zone Committee recently, updating them on recent events connecting them to freshwater in the zone.
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photo of spur valerian
14 October 2020 / News

Invasive weed work helps protect Whakaraupō biodiversity

Spur valerian (pictured) may be pretty in appearance, but it's threatening many rare and native plants in Lyttelton Harbour...
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Finish line in sight for Lyttelton Harbour waste water project
14 October 2020 / News

Finish line in sight for Lyttelton Harbour wastewater project

Tens of millions of dollars has been spent on four pump stations in Simeon Quay to move wastewater from the Lyttelton community to Bromley...
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28 September 2020 / News

Pest Free Banks Peninsula receives $5 million funding

In August it was announced that Predator Free 2050 Limited will provide $5.11 million to the Pest Free Banks Peninsula project...
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Pigeon Bay Stream
28 September 2020 / News

Stencliffe covenant sets the standard, receives grant

Twelve hectares of farmland on Banks Peninsula will be protected in perpetuity, allowing precious native species to regenerate and thrive...
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10 September 2020 / News

Ngāti Wheke announces funding for Whakaraupō īnaka study

A year-long study into īnaka | whitebait in Whakaraupō | Lyttelton Harbour hopes to find ways to help the native species thrive...
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Upcoming 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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