A home for Māori for about 700 years, Lyttelton Harbour was discovered by European voyagers passing by on 16 February 1770 during the Endeavour's first voyage to New Zealand. Aiming to establish a Church of England colony in New Zealand, the Canterbury Association was founded in 1848.
Below you will find the message written on the back of the postcard. In the event we have duplicates of the same postcard, multiple messages may be found below.
This is the Christchurch Port. It is now being enlarged. In a few years a tunnel road will be finished to Christchurch - Lyttelton.
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