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Lyttelton Port

Lyttelton Port

The major port of Lyttelton was developed from 1877 by the Lyttelton Harbour Board, now known as Port Lyttelton Company. The container terminal at the port opened in 1977.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Lyttelton Harbour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015