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Seagulls on logs in bay, Mt Herbert in background
6 October 2021 / News

Securing Te Ahu Pātiki’s future as a native haven

500ha block of land are set to be restored to a native haven and securing public access for future generations.
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Diamond Harbour
6 October 2021 / News

Ngāti Wheke led restoration project underway

A three-year restoration project ‘He Rau Ringa e Oti Ai‘, led by Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc (the Rūnanga) in partnership with Living Springs and Conservation Volunteers NZ is now underway.
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Cass Bay planting volunteers
18 August 2021 / News

Cass Bay planting day a success despite weather

About 45 volunteers gave up time on their weekend to help reduce sedimentation in Whakaraupō / Lyttelton Harbour at the Cass Bay planting day recently.
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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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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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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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