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3 edition of history of Port Lyttelton found in the catalog.

history of Port Lyttelton

W. Harry Scotter

history of Port Lyttelton

by W. Harry Scotter

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Published by Lyttelton Harbour Board in Christchurch .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Lyttelton.
    • Subjects:
    • Harbors -- New Zealand -- Lyttelton.,
    • Shipping -- New Zealand -- Lyttelton.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [336]-338.

      Statement[by] W. H. Scotter.
      ContributionsLyttelton Harbour Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE560.L9 S3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 356 p.
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4055473M
      LC Control Number79434707

      Lyttelton: Port and Town - An Illustrated History Geoffrey Rice. $ ISBN: The story of Christchurch's main port and one of its oldest boroughs. From the 'Pilgrim Port' of the s, with its single jetty to receive thousands of Canterbury Assocaition settlers to the bustling modern port town of today.   Lyttelton Rail Tunnel, seen here in the old Illustrated Press, opened in to join Christchurch and the port.  Imagine arriving fresh to New .

      Lyttelton Harbour, called Te Whaka, or Te Whakaraupō (the harbour of bullrush reeds) by the Māori who lived in the area from around AD and Port Cooper by one of the European earliest visitors. 16th February Banks Peninsula is first sighted by Europeans from the Endeavour during James Cook’s first voyage to New Zealand. We recommend booking Lyttelton Farmers Market tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 3 Lyttelton Farmers Market tours on Tripadvisor/5(61).

      Just 20 minutes from the center of Christchurch city, Lyttelton is a charming port town with a long history. Back in , the first European settlers landed in Christchurch before heading over the Port Hills to establish their new home. Today, Lyttelton is accessed by an impressive road tunnel.2/5. COVID Information 12 May: Christchurch Attractions is excited to see the New Zealand Government announce the move to Alert Level 2. We are planning to open the Christchurch Tram and Christchurch Gondola on 1 July , and are planning to open Punting on the Avon on 26 September /5.


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History of Port Lyttelton by W. Harry Scotter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recording and preserving our Port’s history Click here for the full Port history and archaeological study reports. The Port and town of Lyttelton are on the north shore of Lyttelton Harbour, a sea inlet in the north-west of Banks Peninsula on the coast of.

Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction: History of Port Lyttelton book Physical Format: Online version: Scotter, W.H. (William Henry). History of Port Lyttelton.

Christchurch, Lyttelton. About this Item: The Lyttelton Harbour Board, Christchurchx cms, pp, b/w illusts, very good hardback & dustwrapper (tanned spine) The chapters are: a port is founded ; under provincial government ; Harbour Board control ; 4 disturbed decades ; the affluent years Seller Inventory # About this Item: The Lyttelton Borough Council, New Zealand, Cloth.

Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. History of the port town of Lyttelton. Grey bds with Brown title (very faint wear to spine heel else unworn with sl faded spine and edges) pp with 14 illus including one fold out of shipping stats.

Events In History. 15 September Town picturesquely sited on the steep sides of an extinct volcano, above the port at Lyttelton Harbour. It is 12 km south-east of Cathedral Square in central Christchurch, via the road tunnel through the Port Hills, opened in In Lyttelton was a town of about when the site of Christchurch.

We provide the largest Port and container service in the South Island. Our Port is the gateway for goods coming in and out of the region.

Find out more about the History of Lyttelton Port of Christchurch. Meet the Board of Directors for Lyttelton Port Company. Meet the Senior Management Team at Lyttelton Port Company. Lyttelton Harbour / Whakaraupō is one of two major inlets in Banks Peninsula, on the coast of Canterbury, New Zealand; the other is Akaroa Harbour on the southern coast.

It enters from the northern coast of the peninsula, heading in a predominantly westerly direction. Approximately 15 kilometres ( mi) in length from its mouth to Teddington, the harbour sits in the erosion. A bohemian vibe and great cafés attract visitors to the historic port town of Lyttelton, just 20 minutes from the centre of Christchurch city.

Lyttelton is a port town with a long history. Christchurch’s first European settlers landed here in before trekking over the Port Hills to establish their new home. Lyttelton Rail Tunnel () Extraordinary engineering. In settlers sweated over the steep, narrow Bridle Path from Lyttelton to the swampy site of Christchurch.

Heavy goods had to be unloaded at Lyttelton and put aboard small craft that were sent across the perilous Sumner bar to Ferrymead, near the mouth of the Heathcote River.

Humphrey Lyttelton has 29 books on Goodreads with ratings. Humphrey Lyttelton’s most popular book is Lyttelton's Britain: A User's Guide to the Briti. Lyttelton: Port and town: An illustrated history Geoffrey W. Rice. November $ pp, Paperback x mm, 4pp colour & B&W photos ISBN In the same format as the author's successful Christchurch Changing, this is the story of Canterbury's main port and one of its oldest boroughs.

From the 'Pilgrim port' of the. Lyttelton, Seaside Sumner, The Bays, Akaroa and Christchurch: 1 to 5 people: NZD$* Info Book Here > 6 to 8 people: NZD$* Info Book Here > *From $ per person / full day tour.

Lyttelton, Seaside Sumner, The Bays, Akaroa and Christchurch including Gondola + history Time Tunnel train ride. sources. The database offers a huge repository of local history information on Christchurch City and its suburbs.

Banks Peninsula and Lyttelton. Books and pamphlets on the history of Banks Peninsula are at in the book and pamphlet sequences; those for Lyttelton are at and For further information check the. Banks Peninsula. 'A History Of Port Lyttelton' by W.H.

Scotter. Published by The Lyttelton Harbour Board,1st Ed, pg, illustrated B/W photos. Hard Cover with dj. This book tells the full story of the development of a port in Lyttelton harbour and of the shipping which entered its waters.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Lyttelton: Port and Town - an Illustrated History by Geoffrey Rice Paperback Boo at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. PORT LYTTELTON Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship Launched: 10/09/ Completed: 03/ Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd Yard: Hebburn Yard Number: Dimensions: grt, nrt, x x ft Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl ( x mm), mn Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle Propulsion.

History of the Lyttelton Library The Lyttelton Times' old premises [ca. ] In Maya public meeting was held at the Canterbury Association offices where J. offered a room for use as a reading room, which would also contain some school books.

OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The harbour --The Maori --Forerunners --The Canterbury Association --The town arises, --Transit port and capital city, --Canterbury a province: Lyttelton, chief town, --Towards a Borough, --Early social life, --The early port and its shipping, --The.

Antarctic history. Many items in our Antarctic collection are of international significance. Lyttelton was, and still is, the port from which many Antarctic voyages leave; from Shackleton and Scott at the turn of the s through to the modern scientific expeditions that depart each summer.

Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre. Phone: 03 20 Oxford St, Lyttelton, New Zealand Become a Volunteer. Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society, Lyttelton, New Zealand.

1, likes 24 talking about this 44 were here. The historic tug ‘Lyttelton’ sails on the beautiful Lyttelton Harbour in the South 5/5.Lyttelton was gazetted an official port-of-entry on 30th August and was renamed nine years later in honour of Lord George Lyttelton, chairman of the Canterbury Association.

It was known as Port Cooper in the s and appears as Port Victoria on a map of Lyttelton, town and port, eastern South Island, New Zealand. It is situated within the Christchurch urban area and on Lyttelton Harbour, an inlet of the southwestern Pacific Ocean extending 8 miles (13 km) into the north shore of Banks Peninsula.

The harbour’s entrance is .