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Get Fit Kapiti
24 July, 2017
New Zealand has a major problem committing to active participation, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Too many of the government messages in the early 2000s focused on slogans such as walk to the bus stop when that was never the answer to the looming inactivity, diabetes and obesity issues, Beddie says. "To... More...

Kapiti Umps awarded Life Memberships
20 July, 2017
At the recent Wellington Petanque Association's annual general meeting, two Kapiti residents were granted life membership. This is an honour for both long standing Kapiti Petanque members, Gwen Hill, a past President, and Jack Gazzard, who is a much sought after qualified umpire. The two have contributed greatly to the... More...

Hoop Club Kapiti – Junior Basketball Coaching Programme – Term 3, 2017
17 July, 2017
Hoop Club Kapiti – Junior Basketball Coaching Programme Restarts for Term 3 2017 Sunday 6 August and runs through to Sunday 24 September KCDC Sportshall, Paraparaumu College, Mazengarb Road, Paraparaumu 9. 30 to 10. 30am 5 to 7 year olds 10. 30 to 11. 30am 8 to 10 year olds 11. 30 to 12. 30pm 11 to 13 year olds ... More...

Kapiti Petanque Club enjoys Bastille Day
14 July, 2017
Given the dire weather predictions, the decision to hold the melee on Tuesday 11th July was fortuitous. The sun was shining most of the time and the colourful, French inspired clothing, added to the scene at the Kapiti Petanque Club. The imagination some members showed was original to say the least. Special menti... More...

Coastlands Aquatic Centre gets Positive Feedback
11 July, 2017
The team at Coastlands Aquatic Centre in Paraparaumu has good reason to crow at the moment, with some fantastic feedback coming through in its 2017 customer satisfaction survey and a national accessibility outfit naming it New Zealand's number one aquatic centre for accessible facilities. Almost all of the responden... More...

Kapiti Ball Player wins scholarship to Dartmouth
5 July, 2017
Isaac Letoa from Kapiti has gained an Academic scholarship to Dartmouth University USA where is expected to join the college's NCAA Division 1 basketball programme. Isaac's family lived in Kapiti while he and brother Jordan were at Raumati Beach School, before they moved into Wellington just before older brother J... More...

Kapiti's Ellie Chew is Riding High
12 June, 2017
Ellie Chew is blazing the trail in a sport dominated primarily by men. At just 23, Chew is New Zealand's leading female BMX rider. "You're free when you're on your bike, the whole world doesn't matter and your just having fun," said Chew, who lives on the Kapiti Coast. Earlier this year Ellie displayed her ski... More...

Christian Cullen - Paekakariki Express Great Tries
June 4, 2017
Christian Mathias Cullen aka The Paekakariki Express was born 12 February 1976 in Paraparaumu and is acknowledged as one of the greatest players every to step on to the field. Christian played most of his rugby at fullback for New Zealand (the All Blacks), for the Hurricanes in the Super 12, and for Manawatu, Wellington... More...

Humans being awesome
June 3, 2017
Here is a short video showing humans doing all sorts of clever (and risky) stuff. Kids don't do most of these at home. . . Not sure how many of these people are from the Kapiti Coast but we are an adventurous lot so look out for friends and family members. And here are a couple of apt quotes:"Life is either a daring advent... More...

Paralympics in Partnership Boost
May 2017
Toyota New Zealand has announced a partnership with the New Zealand Olympic Committee and Paralympics New Zealand for the next eight years. The partnership mirrors the global arrangement between Toyota Motor Corporation, and both the International Olympic Committee (... More...

Support kids in Sports
May 2017
One of my friends asked "Why do you pay so much money for your kids to do all their sports"? Well I have a confession to make; I don't pay for my kids to to do sports. Personally, I couldn't care less about what sport they do.So, if I am not paying for sports what am I ... More...

Kapiti Basketballers Shoot for Las Vegas
May 2017
Two Kapiti Basketball Players, Victor Allen – Kapiti College player and Fraser Beggs – Paraparaumu College player, have been selected for the New Zealand Basketball Academy Age Group Teams to tour Las Vegas USA in July this year. Coach Angelo Robinson says both play... More...

Classic Bowls played in Kapiti
April 2017
Paraparaumu Beach Bowling Club recently held the 11th Classic Tournament, sponsored by Susanne Mccardle (Travel Agent)The tournament was held over two days with a field of 24 teams and the event was played in excellent weather conditions. 1st was from Johnson Park BC, F... More...

Paraparaumu Beach Women's Fours Champions
April 2017
Paraparaumu Beach Bowling Club has won the Champion of Champion Women's 4s held recently at Waikanae Beach. The Winning ... More...

Paraparaumu Beach Bowlers Take Titles
April 2017
Paraparaumu Beach Bowling Club wins another title Champion of Champion Men's 4s held at Waitarere Beach BC recently T... More...

USA Basketball Coach Rewi Thompson to hold clinic in Kapiti
April 2017
Wednesday 3 May we have USA Coach Rewi Thompson coming out to Kapiti t... More...

Kapiti Hunters warned of risks during roar
April 2017
Many keen Kapiti hunters will be taking to the hills soon but there is a note of caution from firearms experts."Hunters ... More...

Paralympics Coaches Appointed
April 2017
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has announced the appointment of five coaches and support staff across the Para Cycling an... More...

Coastlands expands Kapiti’s Netball Community
April 2017
Coastlands has extended its sponsorship of Coastlands Netball Kapiti to support their growth within the community. ... More...

Kapiti hosts Regional Basketball Tournament
March 2017
KBA Jnr College Regional Basketball Tournament – Saturday 1 April This Saturday the Kapiti Basketball Association is ... More...

Kapiti Run for Youth has a cracker day
March 2017
The Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth (KR4Y) took place on Sunday 19 March. "The weather was a truly amazing Kapiti Coast... More...

Kapiti Petanque Club celebrate St Patrick’s day
March 2017
Green shooters, Irish Tea cake and a selection of Irish music, courtes... More...

Otaki Pool closed for two months
February 2017
The Otaki Pool will be closed next week to undergo a $5.4 million redevelopment.The pool's rebuild is one of four key in... More...

Kapiti to Host 3x3 Basketball Event
December 2016
3x3 (pronounced 3 on 3, 3 by 3 or 3X3), also known as street ball or street basketball, is a form of basketball played ... More...

Kapiti Equestrians make World Games bid
December 2016
The Kapiti Equestrian & Vaulting Centre is run as a charitable trust and Saturday 17 December they will host an Open Day... More...

Kapiti Run for Youth launches sixth year
October 2016
Over the last six years the Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth (KR4Y) has raised more than $63,000 to support youth chariti... More...

Guest Defence Coach Attends KBA Basketball Skills & Development Trainings
September 2016
Guest Coach Kevin Reece recently did two specialist Defence Training S... More...

Kapiti College Snr Boys B Basketball Team – Championship Winners
September 2016
Kapiti College Senior Boys B Basketball Team – Championship Winners ... More...

Kapiti hosts Interclub Vaulting Competition
July 2016
Free entry and everyone is welcome to this unique event: the 2016 Inaugural New Zealand Interclub Vaulting Competition. ... More...

Raumati runner bound for Rio
July 2016
Raumati South runner Hamish Carson is bound for the Rio Olympics after posting a succession of impressive times in his s... More...

Kapiti Coaches Coached By One of the Best
June 2016
Fifteen local basketball coaches were put through their paces by Deslea Wrathall on the BBNZ Community Coaching Course h... More...

Waikanae Pony Club - Winter Show Jumping
May 2016
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Basketball Wins for Kapiti Under 15 Boys
April 2016
Kapiti Basketball Association"s Under 15 Boys Representative Basketball Team played in a Regional Representative Tournam... More...

Kapiti Lions Seek Sport Grant Applicants
March 2016
Each year the Lions Club of Kapiti gives a grant of $1,000 to a young athlete who is actively and successfully participa... More...

BBNZ Kiwi Hoops Coaching Course held in Kapiti
March 2016
Recently Kapiti Basketball Association held the BBNZ Kiwi Hoops Coachi... More...

Kapiti Region Boys Basketball U15 Representative Trials
March 2016
Boys Basketball U15 Representative TrialsRepresent Kapiti Region on th... More...

Expansion of para-sport programme marks 2016 Commonwealth Day
March 2016
March 14 is Commonwealth day and to mark the occasion for 2016 the Com... More...

KCU make get new season off to a great start
January 2016
2016 is shaping up as a big year for KCU. After winning the Kapiti Horowhenua and Wellington Sports Awards Club of the Y... More...

Kapiti's Mojo Go Girls hit Napier Ironman
December 2015
Congratulations to the fabulous Mojo Go Girls of Kapiti team comprising Nikki Carroll, Megan O'Mara, and Lea Thoms who f... More...

Kapiti Runners take on Tarawera Trail Marathon
November 2015
Several Kapiti athletes will be among the large international field co... More...

Kapiti Basketball team takes the honours
November 2015
Kapiti Basketball Association U15 Boys take the honours. On Saturday the Kapiti U15 Boys Rep Team took on Levin and e... More...

Kapiti Basketball Skills and Development Training Sessions
November 2015
BASKETBALL SKILLS & DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS with Coach Angelo – 13 to 17... More...

Hoop Club Kapiti – Junior Basketball Coaching Programme
October 2015
Hoop Club Kapiti – Junior Basketball Coaching ProgrammeRestarts for Te... More...

Sampson strong win for Otaki Trainer
October 2015
Otaki Trainer Howie Mathews continued on his winning way when his stable star Sampson produced a courageous win in the $... More...

Social Summer Hockey is all about Fun
October 2015
Senior and Junior social summer hockey is starting soon. This is all about fun and new players giving it a go. We welc... More...

Kapiti hosts Chinese sports teams
September 2015
The Wellington Chinese Sport and Cultural Centre (WCSCC) recently visited Kapiti to take part in an annual basketball de... More...

Father's Day a hit at Hoop Club Kapiti
September 2015
Another successful community event was held last week with Kapiti Basketball Association's Hoop Club Kapiti Father's Day... More...

Kapiti College Win LO ROB Cup
The Angelo Robinson Cup – Basketball Cross Town Derby - Kapiti College vs Paraparaumu College was held Friday, 11 Sept. ... More...

KCU Junior Team of the Week
June 2015
This week's Junior Team of the Week is the all-girls KCU HKGA team. There is a core of players who have been togethe... More...

Coach the coaches clinic success for Kapiti Basketball
June 2015
The Kapiti Basketball Association recently ran a two hour 'coach the c... More...

Developing a Winning Culture
April 2015
Ant Carter, Director of the New Zealand Breakers will be the guest speaker at this year's PAKńSAVE Kapiti Sportsper... More...

Kapiti Open Petanque Open Doubles Championship Retained
January 2015
Thirty-six teams played for the Liz Koh Cup over Wellington Anniversar... More...

AGE GROUP BASKETBALL OPEN DAY
January 2015
AGE GROUP BASKETBALL OPEN DAY In preparation for 2015, KBA are holding Age Group Open Day Basketball Trainings in the... More...

Nominations open early for Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year Awards
December 2014
An earlier call for nominations and a number of new innovations mark t... More...

Kapiti Sports awards secure funding grant
December 2014
Kapiti's will continue to honour its sports achievers after the Sports Awards battled to receive a $10,000 grant from th... More...

Scott Bayler wins Poker Championship
December 2014
Raumati's Scott Bayler defeated a high quality field to win the recent Raumati South Poker Championship.The Texas Hold'e... More...

Free bike fix-ups
November 2014
With summer on the doorstep, it's time to dust off your bike – bring it to a Big Bike Fix-Up near you and get it checked... More...

Spring One Day Horse Trial held at QE Park
November 2014
There was another great turnout for the Eventing Wellington Spring One day Horse Trial held at the start of November in ... More...

KCU in great heart for new season
November 2014
Kapiti Coast United Football is in great shape as highlighted in Chairman Paul Leith's recently presented Annual AGM rep... More...

Ian Porteous welcomed as KCU Coach
November 2014
KCU are proud to announce Ian Porteous into the club as our new First Team Coach for the next two seasons.Having played ... More...

Kapiti Run for Youth well on-track to raise $20K for Kapiti youth
November 2014
Sunday 2 November dawned cloudy and was forecasting strengthening nort... More...

Croquet Tournament Attracts Top Players
October 2014
Sixteen top-flight players will be taking part at the weekend of 1st and 2nd November in the annual Waikanae Open croque... More...

Youth Quest Showcase at Coastlands
October 2014
In preparation for Kapiti Run for Youth the Youth Quest team will be showcasing what they do in the Kapiti community at ... More...

Paraparaumu College wins thriller
October 2014
The Paraparaumu College senior boys basketball team maintained its unbeaten run against Kapiti College in the annual Ang... More...

Kapiti Vaulters Ninth at World Championships
September 2014
New Zealand's young vaulting stars from Kapiti have finished a very credible ninth in the final of the team's competitio... More...

Sports exchange mixes basketball and fun
August 2014
The Annual Sporting Exchange with the Wellington Chinese Sport & Cultural Group and Hoop Club Kapiti was held on Sunday ... More...

Kapiti Basketball to host Regional Tournament
Kapiti Basketball Association is hosting the Capital Zone Regional Basketball Tournament. If you are around over Que... More...

Kapiti Vaulting Club set to take on the World
April 2014
New Zealand's vaulting community are making history as the first-ever Kiwi team to have qualified for the World Equestri... More...

It's a ball not a bomb...great reactions...
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Register now for your daily getaway
January 2014
Back at work but feeling like you'd love to get away? You can get away every day by taking part in the Wellington region... More...

Nightmare before Christmas at Kapiti Vaulting Club
December 2013
The Kapiti Vaulting Club Christmas show was performed in Waikanae on t... More...

A Big Bang in the sunshine
November 2013
The sun shone down on Saturday morning as 200 competitors, dressed in life jackets and wetsuits, waited patiently on the... More...

New Year, New Course, New Adventure....
October 2013
The 2013 Big Bang 6hr Adventure Race is only one month away. To be held on November 2nd, this annual event has a brand n... More...

Soccer stars in Kapiti
September 2013
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Winter Sports Tournament - sloshing good fun
August 2013
On Tuesday afternoon, the 15th August, several Paraparaumu sporting grounds were alive with activity as hundreds of prim... More...

LWTC – Kapiti’s Own Ski Club / Has Your Class Been Yet?
July 2013
Four hundred Kapiti Coast and Horowhenua residents are the co–owners o... More...

Big Bang Adventure back again in 2013
July 2013
Following last year's extremely successful event the Big Bang 6 hour Adventure Race is back. Grab your friends, famil... More...

Term 3 Basketball starts August 4
July 2013
Hoop Club Kapiti – Junior Basketball Coaching Programme Restarts for Term 3 2013 Sunday 4 August and runs through to ... More...

Seeking Chef de Mission for Rio 2016
July 2013
Attention Kapiti Sports Administrators, this could be just the job for you.Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is now seeking... More...

Sporting Exchange with the Wgtn Chinese Sport & Cultural Group
July 2013
Hoop Club Kapiti and Kapiti Basketball Association recently held their... More...

Kapiti's Dane Coles humbled by All Black dream
June 2013
With tears rolling down his cheeks, Dane Coles' emotion was there for ... More...

Kapiti to Host BasketBall Tournement - Queens Birthday Weekend
May 2013
Kapiti Basketball Association is very excited to be hosting the Zonal ... More...

Kapiti basketball premiers host Cavaliers this Saturday
May 17th 2013
Kapiti Basketball Association Men's Premier 1 Team is playing a pre-se... More...

All Black Dane Coles is Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year...
May 2013
Local boy made good is a fitting accolade for Dane Coles who has been ... More...

Mother’s Day celebrated at Hoop Club Kapiti
May 14, 2013
Hoop Club Kapiti every year hold their Kids vs Mums games on Mother's Day. It is always a great day with both the M... More...

Hoop Club Kapiti – Junior Basketball Coaching Programme
May 2013
Hoop Club Kapiti – Junior Basketball Coaching ProgrammeRestarts for Te... More...

Waikanae equestrians in excellent form
April 7, 2013
Waikanae equestrians produced a strong performance at the Battle Hill One Day Event.Set in the idyllic surrounds of Batt... More...

Basketball Trials - all welcome
April 2013
Trials for the Kapiti Basketball Association Men's Team are being held on Wednesday 3 & Wednesday 10 April 8.00 to 9.30p... More...

Jacinta Beckley takes her basketball to a higher level
March 2013 - Angelo Robinson reports
From the 17th – 24th February Kapiti's Jacinta Beckley competed in th... More...

Invitation to all boys 13-17 for Kapiti Basketball
March 2013
Kapiti Basketball Association is inviting ALL BOYS aged 13 to 17 Years... More...

Invitation to all girls 13-18 for Basketball
March 2013
Kapiti Basketball Association is inviting ALL GIRLS aged 13 to 18 Years interested in playing Age Group Representative B... More...

Rubak Wins Island Swim
March 2013
Ben Rubak, age 17, was an impressive winner of Raumati Swimming Clubs annual Mainland to Kapiti Swim.The event was the ... More...

Walk, run, cycle, scoot or skate your socks off – and be in to win!
February 2013
A sparkling new scooter, Shoe Clinic vouchers and a year's membership ... More...

Otaki colt Weissmuller a ‘shoe-in’ for TV3 New Zealand Derby
February 2012
John Kiernan estimates he has nailed the shoes on over 50 Derby winner... More...

Wheel Blacks take on Aspiring Beauty Queens
January 2013
It will be an interesting wheelchair rugby match for our national team, the New Zealand 'Wheel Blacks' when they take on... More...

Big crowds expected for Otaki race day January 4
January 2013
The Otaki-Maori Racing Club will be hosting their Interislander Summer... More...

Grant enables more cyclists to hone skills
December 2012
A 30-year drought of cyclist skills training in the Wellington region is set to end now that Greater Wellington Regional... More...

U-17 Girls team finalists in Hoop Club Tournament
November 2012
After coming together for the first time only three days before tip-of... More...

Sports Gala at Mazengarb Reserve - Saturday 27 October
October 2012
Kapiti Hockey will be part of the Kapiti Sports Gala at Mazengarb Rese... More...

Winter Sports Tournament for Kapiti Schools
August 2012
By Peter CorlettTuesday 14th was a big sports day on the Coast for Kapiti schools with their annual Winter Tournament. ... More...

Jacinta Beckley hits big time hoops
August 2012
Kapiti Basketball player Jacinta Beckley has been called up by top of the table Women's 1st Division Basketball Team th... More...

Local Roller Derby squad Whenua Fatales on show in Sisters League
August 2012
Kapiti/Horowhenua Roller Derby squad Whenua Fatales have put on a grea... More...

Basketball tour a great success
July 2012
Kapiti Basketball Director of Coaching Angelo Robinson reports:The New Zealand Basketball Academy 15 & Under Boys and Gi... More...

Nippers to Olympians
July 2012
The Olympics are just around the corner and Surf Life Saving New Zealand is proud to have a few of their own competing a... More...

Top Sports Event for Kapiti
July 2012
Top grade hockey debuted at the Kapiti Sports Turf at Mazengarb Reserve with the hosting of Wellington men's Premier 1 H... More...

Emily Teono off to Vegas for Basketball tourney....
March 20
Kapiti College student and Kapiti Basketball Association U17 Girls Rep... More...

Kapiti Cycle Challenge on this weekend
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World Cup comes to Kapiti....{more}
March 15
This week the Rugby World Cup stopped into Kapiti as part of the national tour. The Web Ellis Trophy was accompanied by ... More...

Kapiti Basketball Players – Aiming High and Achieving Well
February 28
Three Kapiti players – Jacinta Beckley, Kristian McLeod and Brooke Mas... More...

Waikanae AFC - Coaching Positions
December 2
If you are interested in Coaching any of the following Waikanae AFC Teams please email your contact details to the Club.... More...

Local badminton team looking to improve
The Horowhenua Kapiti badminton team remain without a win after the second round of the North Island Division 4 badminto... More...

Kapiti Kids hit the beach for Fun Run
18 April
The popularity of beach races was underlined on Sunday when hundreds of Kapiti Coasters took to Paraparaumu Beach for th... More...

Strong start for Waikanae Football Club
11 April - Steven Pinguet Reports
The Waikanae Football Club has made a strong start to the season with most teams being successful on the weekend. The... More...

Pak 'n Save in the Swim
15 March
Mayor Jenny Rowan has welcomed Kapiti Pak 'n Save's recent $400,000 contribution to the Aquatic Centre, describing it as... More...

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