Lyttelton (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Lyttelton (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -43.599998
Longitude: 172.720001
population: 3,220
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Beautiful, light, open and original

OPINION: Architect believes it is time to rebuild Christ Church Cathedral according to George Gilbert Scott's original design in timber. Here, he surveys the building's history and considers how it might be done.When considering how the Christchurch Cathedral ... [Published The Press NZ - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 3 reports

No prosecution for fuel spill

Environment Canterbury today announced its decision not to prosecute Mobil Oil New Zealand Ltd for the spill from its tank farm at Lyttelton on 5 March 2014. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Calls to make tunnel walk a regular event

Opening the Lyttelton road tunnel to pedestrians and cyclists last month proved so popular, there is now a push to make it an annual event.The Christchurch City Council's community committee wants to meet with the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and ... [Published The Press NZ - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

'One of the good buggers'

Dean KozanicPAYING TRIBUTE: Anita Fletcher with sons Kadin, left, Cody and Zavian.A guard of honour formed as volunteer firefighter Brad Fletcher was farewelled today.About 1000 mourners came to pay tribute to the 40-year-old volunteer firefighter and ... [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Port Otago gains on sale of Lyttelton shares

Port Otago makes gain on Lyttelton Port ofChristchurch shares. Photo by Craig Baxter.Port Otago has scored a financial coup against its competitorLyttelton Port of Christchurch, having squeezed a 14%-23%premium on the share price in order to sell its ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Lyttelton road tunnel anniversary marked

Walkers are taking over the road tunnel joining the community of Lyttelton with Christchurch for a few hours.The tunnel will be closed for three hours from 9.30am on Sunday to allow walkers a rare opportunity to access the 1.9km tunnel to mark its 50th ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 6 reports

Firemen grieve for big buddy Brad

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) boss Peter Davie says has given no thought to resigning after another death at the port. Yesterday a union leader challenged the ability of Lyttelton Port's $1 million-a-year chief executive to do his job, and health ... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Passage of time bypasses city lane

He owned Hakataramea Downs station and in the early 1860s bought Mt Torlesse station, where he apparently lived in a "good house".Throughout, Longden was buying and selling land in Christchurch..He married Susannah Andrews Haggard in Holy Trinity Church, ... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lyttelton, Canterbury

Christchurch Police have released the identity of the man killed in a workplace accident at Lyttleton Port yesterday [Thursday 28 August].He was Bradley Fletcher, aged 40, of Christchurch.Mr Fletcher was working at Gladstone Pier in the port of Lyttleton, ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lyttelton tunnel celebrates 50 years

One of the greatest issues Lyttelton Tunnel project manager Jack Smith faced was when the two ends met and his men started disappearing at lunchtime for fish and chips.The road tunnel linking the city and port marks its 50th anniversary by opening its ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer firefighter killed at port

Lyttelton firefighters rushed to an industrial accident to find one of their mates had been killed.The volunteer crew arrived at Lyttelton Port about 3.20pm yesterday to discover their station officer, Brad Fletcher, 40, had fallen to his death after ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Worker killed at Lyttelton Port

A Lyttelton Port worker has died in a workplace accident this afternoon, a leading union representative says.Emergency services rushed to the scene about 3.30pm, where a scissor lift has toppled over, police say.Rail and Maritime Transport Union South ... [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 28 2014]

Quotes

"There was extraordinary popular demand for the public to be able to walk, jog, cycle and skate through the tunnel without motorised traffic" said Cr Yani Johanson, who chairs the council's community committee
"A unique series of events came together that stormy day. It was difficult for the company to have predicted or prevented the incident, and under the Resource Management Act it would have had a statutory defence of 'natural disaster'."
He could not remember the date but "my finest hour was calling the fire brigade out to save Chas Luney's woodworking factory from burning down" , he wrote in an email this week.Luney's company still owns the section 180 land and alerted the PublicPublic Trust to the lane's ownership...
One of them, Patrick Tuohy , changed his name to Fintan Patrick Walsh. He became "unquestionably the most important figure in the history of the New Zealand labour movement" , according to Te Ara Encyclopedia, being a close ally of Prime Minister Peter Fraser. Walsh never married but had a daughter

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Lane’s amazing cure-all – Some swore by it, oth... [Published Ashburton Guardian - Sep 12 2014]
Beautiful, light, open and original [Published The Press NZ - Sep 12 2014]
No prosecution for fuel spill [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 09 2014]
No prosecution for fuel spill [Published Environment Canterbury Regional Council - Sep 09 2014]
Calls to make tunnel walk a regular event [Published The Press NZ - Sep 09 2014]
Mobil not punished for jet fuel spill [Published Waikato Times - Sep 08 2014]
Family claims Longden's lane [Published The Press NZ - Sep 05 2014]
Family claims Longden's lane [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 05 2014]
Lyttelton Port death 'ripped through heart' of ... [Published ONE News - Sep 03 2014]
Captain fined $120K for dumping fish [Published Taranaki Daily News - Sep 03 2014]
'One of the good buggers' [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 03 2014]
Hundreds farewell Lyttelton firefighter [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 03 2014]
Port Otago gains on sale of Lyttelton shares [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 02 2014]
Lyttelton offer amounts to premium up to 14%: a... [Published Scoop - Sep 01 2014]
Lack of safety [Published Marlborough Express - Sep 01 2014]
Lyttelton road tunnel anniversary marked [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 30 2014]
Union leader latest death at LPC [Published Car and SUV - Aug 30 2014]
Passage of time bypasses city lane [Published Dominion Post - Aug 29 2014]
Firemen grieve for big buddy Brad [Published Dominion Post - Aug 29 2014]
Firemen grieve for big buddy Brad [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 29 2014]
Passage of time bypasses city lane [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 29 2014]
Coroner to investigate Port workplace accident ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 29 2014]
Lyttelton Port profit boosted by insurance paym... [Published Scoop - Aug 29 2014]
'These deaths are completely unacceptable' [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Lyttelton Port 'unsafe' [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Lyttelton, Canterbury [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
Calls for urgent meeting over Lyttelton death [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Port called to account for accidents (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 29 2014]
Gull mulling South [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 28 2014]
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No prosecution for fuel spill [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 09 2014]
Environment Canterbury today announced its decision not to prosecute Mobil Oil New Zealand Ltd for the spill from its tank farm at Lyttelton on 5 March 2014. ...
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