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

LPC CEO, Roger Gray
8 July 2020 / News

LPC CEO Roger Gray new Governance Group co-chair

Lyttelton Port Company Chief Executive Officer Roger Gray has been appointed co-chair of the Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour governance group...
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Become a penguin protector
8 July 2020 / News

Become a penguin protector

The next time you're walking around Naval Point, you may notice one of these Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) signs...
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Picture of harbour
24 June 2020 / News

Whaka-Ora plans native planting for Steadfast

Plans to transform Banks Peninsula’s Steadfast site in Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour into a native haven are a step closer....
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Events