Lyttelton Recreation Centre

The Lyttelton Recreation Centre is run by the Lyttelton Recreation Centre Trust in partnership with the Christchurch City Council. Situated at 25 Winchester Street, Lyttelton, this centre contains a community hall, sports hall and two squash courts. These spaces are available for various sports, activities, programmes, functions, meetings or exhibition hire.

Mānawa Kāwhiu

What does it mean?

Mānawa Kāwhiu expresses strength from within.

The Lyttelton Recreation Centre encompasses hauora, a healthy way of living that reinforces and enhances peoples’ lives to become engaged with wellbeing and responsible for their own wellbeing.

Mānawa Kāwhiu symbolizes whānaungatanga, kotahitanga and pūkengatanga whilst promoting a space for the community to connect, empowering individuals and groups of a common collective to add energy and value to this cause.

Mānawa – represents strength, values and welcoming.

Kāwhiu – a specific type of kete (basket) which is used to gather mahinga kai. This kete provides resources for our community to share from the natural world.