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

Our Story

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

Free Film Evening with Lift Library

Thursday July 3rd, 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


This will stimulate some discussion!
Here are a few quotes to give you some idea of what it’s about.

“Let thy food be thy medicine” - Hippocrates
“Today’s doctors receive little, if any, training in nutrition.”
“Modern medicine revolves around ‘a pill for every ill’.”
“And that’s the way the sickness industry wants to keep it.”
“Good health makes a lot of sense,
but it doesn’t make a lot of dollars.”
“You are what you eat.”

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.