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13th July 2024

Kapiti-Horowhenua Electra Business Award finalists named July 12, 2024 Organisers of the 2024 Electra & Business Innovation Awards say there were a remarkable number of entries from the Kāpiti and Horowhenua regions, showcasing exceptional… ...
Pianist Henry Wong Doe to play in Waikanae July 7, 2024 Award-winning pianist Henry Wong Doe performs for the Waikanae Music Society on Saturday 20 July.  The concert, part of his “Back in New Zealand Tour”,… ...
Leap into the Hoop Club Kapiti Social League July 5, 2024 Hoop Club Kapiti's next Social Basketball League starts on 21 July 2024 and will run for 10 weeks on Sundays at Paraparaumu College. Games will start… ...
Mills Albert Wellington Saints to visit Kapiti July 5, 2024 Fresh from an impressive 100-94 win over Tauranga Whai in the National Basketball League the high-flying Mills Albert Wellington Saints will be making a visit… ...
Kapiti Psychiatrist doing job of three resigns after being denied panic button July 5, 2024 A Kapiti psychiatrist, who has resigned after months of doing the work of three specialists, says the final straw was being denied a panic button… ...
Kāpiti communities get $160k funding boost July 3, 2024 The Nikau Foundation has announced over $160,000 in funding to support Kāpiti communities.  A total of $166,632 has been given to fund 29 applications from… ...
Man arrested following fleeing driver incident, Kāpiti-Mana July 2, 2024 A man has been arrested after a fleeing driver incident across the Kāpiti-Mana region earlier today. Inspector Renee Perkins, Area Commander Kāpiti-Mana says Police identified… ...
Kapiti Chamber commends police response July 1, 2024 The Kāpiti Business Chamber has commended local advocacy and the effective Police response following recent anti-social boy racer meet-ups. Local businesses are breathing a sigh… ...
Police Eagle to swoop on illegal car gatherings June 28, 2024 The Matariki cluster won’t be the only thing in the sky this weekend as the Police Eagle helicopter assists in monitoring and responding to anti-social… ...
‘Two hats’ symbolism characterises John Baxter Kapiti exhibition June 28, 2024 Rua Pōtae, the title John Baxter has chosen for an exhibition of early paintings and book illustrations at Toi MAHARA, translates simply as Two Hats.… ...

Vehicle seizures and arrests follow antisocial road user gatherings June 27, 2024 Police say five vehicles have been seized and one person arrested following a recent spate of antisocial road user gatherings in Kapiti and Horowhenua. As… ...
Kapiti to Laugh out Loud at RSC June 26, 2024 An excellent night of laughs has been announced for the latest "Comedy at R.S.C" (Raumati Social Club)!This is a collaboration of established Wellington comedians who… ...
Kapiti Cancer Rehab Fundraiser June 26, 2024 Come along to a Master Class with Fi Greig, where you will learn how to cook delicious and nutritious seasonal food, in our Mid-Winter Warmers… ...

Age Friendly Kapiti goes Digital June 25, 2024 Digital Seniors is delighted to share that we have been invited to support Kāpiti's Age Friendly Group around DIGITAL INCLUSION for the Kāpiti senior community.   "Kāpiti’s Age… ...
Pink Weed-Killer for Kapiti Expressway June 25, 2024 NZTA says they have been spraying invasive plants along the Kāpiti Expressway with a weed killer dyed pink and advise "don't touch these plants. Don't… ...
Kapiti Coast Lotto player gets a $400,000 return on Strike ticket June 23, 2024 One a lucky Strike player from Kapiti Coast will be celebrating after winning $400,000 with Strike Four in Saturday night's Lotto draw. The winning Strike… ...

Gotcha – Man arrested while breaking into cars (June 20, 2024) A twenty-one-year-old has been arrested after allegedly breaking into three vehicles in Oxford Street Levin on Wednesday morning in an attempt to steal them. At… ...
Kapiti Law on the Move (June 18, 2024) Jane Stevenson’s favourite business line is ‘At Kapiti Law we say relax, we’re only lawyers.’ Jane has been involved in Kapiti civil and legal society… ...
Thrilling Semi-Final in the Capital (June 15, 2024) In an intense Super Rugby Pacific semi-final clash at Sky Stadium, the Chiefs emerged victorious against the Hurricanes, clinching a spot in the final with… ...
Illegally dumped rubbish cost Kapiti $60,000 (June 14, 2024) Fly-tipping. Littering. Illegal rubbish dumping. Whatever you call it, it pollutes the environment, spoils our shared spaces, can be dangerous for people and animals and… ...
Kapiti Lions e-Waste Collection Catching On (June 14, 2024) Kapiti people are getting a firmer grip on the opportunity to get rid of old electrical equipment including computers and cellphones under a Lions Club… ...
Kapiti Coastal adaptation report to be tabled (June 14, 2024) The independent Takutai Kāpiti Coastal Advisory Panel’s recommendations for coastal adaptation pathways will be tabled at a Kāpiti Coast District Council meeting on Thursday 20… ...
Kapiti Trainer Johno Benner takes a break (June 12, 2024) Ace racing journalist Paul Vettise, of LOVERACING.NZ News Desk, talks to Otaki based trainer Johno Benner. Multiple Group One-winning trainer Johno Benner will take an… ...
Guru of Chai just right for Kapiti (June 12, 2024) Guru of Chai has been described as a work of genius and Kapiti Coasters will get their chance to see the show over three nights… ...
Justice of the Peace at Kapiti Libraries (June 12, 2024) A Justice of the Peace (JP) service is up and running at the Kapiti Coast libraries – you don't need an appointment, just come along,… ...
Update: Homicide investigation, Kapiti Coast (June 12, 2024) Police say a 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder over the death of a man in Waikanae Beach last night. Police responded… ...
Man dies after stabbing on Kapiti Coast (June 11, 2024) Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man died at a house in Waikanae Beach this evening. Detective Senior Sergeant Pete Middlemiss said about… ...
Otaki Market hosts Otaki Kids Workshop: Empowering young entrepreneurs (June 9, 2024) The Otaki Market is thrilled to announce the Otaki Kids Workshop, a dynamic one-day event designed to empower young entrepreneurs and elevate their small businesses… ...
Kāpiti Man Builds Cardboard Box Mansion (June 9, 2024) Kapiti creative Jeff Simmonds makes solving the housing crisis look easy in his video of Coffee in the Pot from his Red Beanbag Sessions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umi42Li5N9o ...
Electra Trustee Election completed (June 8, 2024) The 2024 ELECTRA Trustee Election has been completed with Neil Mackay and John Yeoman being comfortably returned along with newcomer Corey Kennett. The candidate who… ...
Top musicians for Kapiti Cello and Piano Recital (June 8, 2024) Andrew Joyce and Jian Liu are two of New Zealand’s best-known musicians – Andrew as Principal Cellist of the NZSO and Jian as Acting Head… ...
Waikanae Professor features in King’s Honours (June 8, 2024) Professor Christine Stephens of Waikanae has been awarded an ONZM for services to health psychology and seniors. Professor Stephens has been co-lead with Professor Fiona… ...
Whakamaharatanga for Renee in Otaki (June 7, 2024) The passing of Renée, an iconic figure in Aotearoa's literary and arts scene, last December sparked an outpouring of love, gratitude, and grief. Renée, a… ...
Digital Seniors give tech boost in Kapiti (June 7, 2024) Watch out kids – pretty soon your grandparents will be teaching you a few tricks about modern technology.  After starting up in the Wairarapa in… ...
Boost to bus, train capacity for Hurricanes’ quarterfinal match (June 7, 2024) Larger buses and extra train services will be running on the Metlink network to get Hurricanes and Melbourne Rebels’ fans to and from their quarterfinal… ...
Kelly Fox radio interview with Nikki Carroll (June 5, 2024) Great interview of Kelly Fox on Coast Access Radio with Nikki Carroll. Kelly Fox of Traffic Fox fame Conversations at Coast Access Radio features interviews… ...