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

Cruising into Lyttelton

Progress is well underway for LPC to bring the world’s largest cruise ships to Canterbury t...

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Geckos find new home in Riccarton Bush

Native geckos have found a new home in Riccarton Bush as part of a Lyttelton Port Company project...

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Major Projects

Reclamation

The South Island's growing economy means Lyttelton Port will need more land to handle increasing volumes of export and import trade. The key to greater freight capacity is a new container terminal at Te Awaparahi Bay.

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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 / Sun 21 Apr

On Tuesday there will only be limited piling to test the recently installed piles. It may occur throughout the day, but will be sporadic.

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