The Lyttelton Mt Herbert Board is a sub-division of the Banks Peninsula Ward which includes Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour, Governors Bay, Port Levy and Quail Island.
- 5,274 residents and 2,208 households.
- 4 Council social housing complexes (2 are currently closed).
- 5 full primary schools.
- 2 medical centres.
- 2 Council libraries.
- 2 museums.
- Approximately 520 businesses employing 1,500 people, including recently opened supermarket.
- Major sport and recreation amenities: Lyttelton Recreation Centre and Norman Kirk Memorial Pool.
- Main shopping areas in Lyttelton, Governors Bay and Diamond Harbour.
- 18 neighbourhood facilities (Council community centres, halls, and cottages).
- Lyttelton Town Centre listed as a Category One Historic Area in 2009.
- 9 resident/community associations, 1 business association, and 3 Reserve Management Committees.
- 2 marae.
- There are approximately 117 community groups supporting community development and recreation in the area.
- There is 1 Council supported community organisation network that meets bimonthly.
- As at November 2014 there are 24 community projects operating that are funded through the Lyttelton/Mt Herbert Community Board.
- Community Board sponsored projects: Community Service Awards; Edible Garden Awards; Youth Development Scheme; Neighbourhood Week; ANZAC Day community services.