What is Harbourwatch?

Looking out for our harbour

Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour is a treasured place, home to people and communities, natural habitats and taonga species. LPC is committed to protecting our harbour during the Port’s recovery. Environmental monitoring is an essential part of this. LPC created, and will maintain, Harbourwatch as a place to bring all our monitoring into one place so that harbour residents can easily access the information we gather.

Blog updates

Main Wharf Piling to begin on Cruise Berth

On Thursday March 21, we will commence piling the main wharf piles for the Cruise Berth.  Th...

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Marine piling for cruise berth about to begin

With marine piling on the cruise berth project starting soon, we have finalised our Marine Mammal...

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Major Projects


Channel Deepening

Dredging commenced on the 29th of August to increase the depth, length and width of the shipping channel to provide access for larger vessels.

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Cruise Berth

A new cruise berth is being built to allow the return of major cruise ships to our harbour.

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Piling update / Tue 19 Mar

First thing tomorrow the contractor will drive a few piles to support the new pile guide. This will be done by midday and use both the vibro and hammer methods.

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