Why has the Lyttelton tunnel been in the news recently?
It is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary.
Lyttelton Tunnel celebrated their 50th anniversary on the 27 February 2014. The Lyttelton Tunnel was built in 1964. The Lyttelton Tunnel was built over 3 years and spent most of the time using 250 kilograms of of explosives to mark out where the tunnel would be. It was a big celebration which was celebrated in the tunnel in Christchurch.