• Our Purpose

Gateway to the globe

LPC is the South Island’s largest international trade gateway, facilitating the movement of billions of dollars’ worth of imports and exports each year. We are proud to take Canterbury’s goods to the world.

That’s why we take our role in the economic sustainability of Christchurch, Canterbury and the wider South Island so seriously. We are committed to making sure we develop a profitable Port to ensure that it is able to handle the projected growth in volumes and is sustainable in the long-term, while delivering value to both our shareholder and the people of our region.

This requires us to operate safely, efficiently and sustainably. Our services are critical to the success of a diverse range of exporters and importers, and consequently the lifestyle and prosperity of all people living in the South Island. The Port supports thousands of jobs, and the creation of billions of dollars of wealth.

Largest Port in the South Island
$8.9 billion

worth of exports shipped to the world each year

$6.6 billion

worth of imports arrive each year


TEU loaded and unloaded last year

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