Lyttelton, portal to Canterbury’s historic past, a vibrant sustainable community creating a living future

Our Story

projectlyttelton ourstory

Our Story explores the history and vision of Project Lyttelton (PL).Download Our Story PDF (1.5MB)

Free Film Evening with Lift Library

Thursday August 7th, at the Information Centre, 7.15 p.m.
(Oxford Street, near the Health Centre)
the Project Lyttelton 'Portal' will be used again once the pool is finished


1. What if…. Nutrition could treat mental illness?
Julia Rucklidge, of University of Canterbury – deals with the science behind mental illness and nutrition

2. Autumn Stringam  - The Stress Cycle
features the author of “A Promise of Hope” (new in LIFT) talking about her experiences

Monday 4th November, 7.15 p.m.

at The Portal, 54A Oxford St


“The Age of Stupid”  a documentary set in 2055.

showing a wide variety of events and people and attitudes and actions related to climate change.

The questions are:

Do you believe climate change is natural or manmade?

What can be done about it?

Is it too late?

Watch this film and then join in the discussion,

with Joe Fone, author of “Climate Change: Natural or Manmade”

Transport Options

Public Transport operates regularly into Lyttelton and connects with ferry services
Red Bus 28 Lyttelton/Rapaki
Leopard 535 Lyttelton
Diamond Harbour Ferry bus-ferry-public-transport-lyttelton-farmers-market visit for bus routes and ferry times.